(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Seminoles fans can only hope this is the just the beginning of the Jameis Winston era at Florida State as the team defeated Maryland 63-0 on Saturday.
Winston had arguably the best game of his young collegiate career. He completed 23 of 32 passes for 393 yards and a career-high five touchdowns.
Through his first five games, Winston has thrown for 1,441 yards, 17 touchdowns with jsut two interceptions, and is completing 73.3 percent of his passes.
The freshman quarterback is already getting compared to last year’s Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel, who became the first freshman to ever win the award. Winston may become the second to do so in as many years.
Winston led Florida State to their fifth victory to remain undefeated. Unfortunately for Maryland, not only did thy lose their first game of the season to fall to 4-1, they also lost starting quarterback C.J. Brown in the second quarter.
Maryland came into the game with the No. 2 total offense in the ACC, but managed just 234 total yards against Florida State.
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