Jameis Winstons Legacy Irreparably Damaged in Embarrassing Loss to Oregon
Friday, January 2, 2015
Jameis Winstons legacy wasnt ruined in Thursdays 59-20 loss to Oregon But it will never be the same
Winston entered the Rose Bowl as college footballs ultimate winner 26-0 as a starting quarterback, defending national champion, one-time Heisman Trophy recipient Any claim one levied against himhe gets in too much trouble, he throws too many interceptions, he this, he that, etcwas countered with the quality of his play and the fact that he never lost a game
Until, in spectacular fashion, he did
Oregon ran away with the first-ever College Football Playoff semifinal, coasting after Florida State collapsed in the third quarter
Winston actually played well for the first 35 minutes, making some incredible throws, but he couldnt right the ship when the Ducks began to pull away
His low point came on a 4th-and-5 at Oregons 30-yard line The Noles trailed 39-20 and needed to finish a drive that had already lasted seven plays Head coach Jimbo Fisher called a timeout, aware of how important t...