Florida State and the entire college football world could have an answer as to the fate of Jameis Winston within the next two weeks.
According to ESPN.com’s Mark Schlabach, William Meggs – the state attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit in Tallahassee, Florida – says the investigation into Winston’s alleged sexual assault of a woman last December — and whether or not he will be charged – will be decided soon.
“We are making interesting progress,” Meggs said. “I think we can get to a point where we can make a decision by next week or the week after.”
It was reported earlier that Winston and his attorney, Tim Jansen, can produce two witnesses that will allegedly help exonerate the Heisman Trophy candidate.
“We’re interviewing a lot of people,” Meggs said. “It’s become my responsibility, and I’m going to do everything I think I’m supposed to do to do the right thing.”
According to the ESPN report, if Winston is charged with a felony he will be automatically suspended. Still – as is to be expected – the Seminoles and their star quarterback are continuing on like business-as-usual for the time being.
“He’s been great,” head coach Jimbo Fisher said. “He went out and practiced well and played well and eliminated, as far as I can understand, the distractions, and practiced well.”