Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston comes in to this season with a lot of hype after being the top quarterback recruit in the 2012 class, and the redshirt freshman is ready to take the college football world by storm. He is already in the early Heisman talks and many believe that he could be a future No. 1 overall pick, but now former Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden is piling on to the expectations with his latest comments.
When Bowden was speaking of Winston’s potential, he made it clear that he thinks the young signal-caller could be destined for greatness. In fact, Bowden compared Winston to a certain former Heisman winner and NFL quarterback — Robert Griffin III.
“This kid has got some talent,” Bowden told Warchant.com. “Reminds me of RG3. (Winston) doesn’t remind me of the kid at Texas A&M (Johnny Manziel), he reminds me of RG3.
“(Winston is) built like (Griffin), moves like him, got a great arm. I’ve watched him as much as I could in film, on television.”
Despite all of the hype, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher has not officially named a starting quarterback for the team, but everyone fully anticipates Winston will be the man leading the Seminoles offense.
If he can produce nearly as much as the expectations suggest he could, we have a future college football star on our hands.