Winston fields question about case, defuses awkward Heisman moment

Friday December 13th, 2013
Florida State's Jameis Winston addressed the media during a pre-Heisman ceremony press conference.
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This certainly can't be how Winston imagined winning the Heisman would be. There was a moment on Friday when -- with five of the six finalists gathered around the trophy -- he reached down and touched the 50-pound statue with a look on his face that said, "I can't believe I'm touching the Heisman Trophy." But when he dreamed of hoisting the trophy as a boy, Winston probably didn't expect to have his defense attorney hovering nearby. That is nevertheless how it will happen. Winston made the situation a little less difficult by facing a direct question without blinking.

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