It takes a truly special year by a freshman to deserve the kind of Heisman respect that leads to an invite to New York. Fortunately for Florida State, freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is having just that kind of season so far.
This weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.
The SEC has just finished its scheduled meeting of its presidents and chancellors, and unfortunately for secession-minded Texas A&M fans, the conference is staying put at 12 teams (for now). Here’s the full statement just released by SEC presidents and chancellors chair (and Florida president) Bernie Manchen:
The San Diego Chargers selected Marcus Gilchrist, a defensive back out of Clemson, on Friday in the second round of the NFL draft.