Jameis Winston has become the second ever (redshirt) freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. It was a season of triumphs on the field, and tribulations off of it.
The Twitterverse immediately offered up opinions after the announcement. Here are some instant reactions from fans and media regarding Jameis Winston’s historic Heisman victory.
Heisman jury finds Jameis Winston guilty of being most outstanding player of the year.
— The Fake ESPN (@TheFakeESPN) December 15, 2013
Is it just me or did jameis Winston seem super high during his acceptance speech? — Devon Feigenbaum (@imamann) December 15, 2013
Jameis Winston beat that rape charge good. If they were gonna charge him for rape, it needs to be for what he did to Maryland. — George Swervin’ (@CyborgMack) December 15, 2013
You could say Jameis Winston thrusted his way to the Heisman. — GP (@G_P__) December 15, 2013
Mack Brown recruited RG3 & Johnny Football to play DB, and didn’t even recruit Jameis Winston..Might have been time for retirement
— Cornel Westside (@_LiveLove48) December 15, 2013
Really, who didnt expect jameis Winston to win heisman
— Hip Hop Gurus (@HipHopHotshots) December 15, 2013
My timeline right now Jameis Winston Heisman Jameis Winston Manzeil should have won Some chick wishing she had a boyfriend for the holidays — McLovin (@tbhmclovin) December 15, 2013
Are we totally sure Jameis Winston didn’t force the voters to vote for him against their will? — Patrick Ryan (@patrickmarkryan) December 15, 2013
Much congratulations to Jameis Winston deserved all he got, next stop national championship! — Confucius (@BaylorNewsome) December 15, 2013
My boy Jameis Winston won the Heisman. On god I called this out week 4 — Bubba Mathis (@MrSwagg_6) December 15, 2013
115 people left Jameis Winston off their ballots? The Heisman is hilarious. — Alfie (@AlfieBCC) December 15, 2013
Jameis Winston said when he got up on the stage, he didn’t want to pick up the Heisman Trophy. “I wanted to hug it,” he said.
— TampaBayTimesSports (@TBTimes_Sports) December 15, 2013
If we gonna do it den, we gonna do it big den-jameis Winston
— Phillip Jaques (@TheRealPheer) December 15, 2013
Hey future High School Football players you can rape a college chick and get Heisman just like Jameis Winston did #NCAASettingBadExamples
— Justin Moore (@WWEEnvironment) December 15, 2013
Can’t believe Jameis Winston won the Heisman..
— Rachel Tourangeau (@rchelcatherine) December 15, 2013