An Alabama native has had a tremendous freshman year. The 20 year old Collegiate Athlete has led the Florida State Seminoles to one of their best football season in school history. On December 14th, 2013 he became the second freshman and youngest player to win the Heisman Trophy at age 19. After receiving this monumental award he played the biggest game of his life. The 2014 BCS National Championship Rose Bowl that also landed on his birthday.
The 2014 BCS National Rose Bowl Game was held in Pasadena California. The Florida State Seminoles faces Auburn Tigers. Entering this game the Seminoles ranked 1st in the Nation with a 14-0 record, while Auburn Tigers ranked 2nd with a 12-2 record. It is given that both teams had a successful season.
Openly The Tigers challenged Winston once the game started. Winston presented to be a bit frustrated by the Tiger’s aggressive defense. The Seminoles went into the locker room at half time trailing The Tigers 21-10. Winston as well as his teammates acknowledged the changes that had to be made. Entering the 4th quarter The Tigers scored another touchdown. The hopes for the Seminoles seem to be at stake. Freshman Kermit Whitfield was set to return the kick off. Kermit made a triumph play and ran the kick off for a touchdown. The Seminoles grew in complete confidence as well as their fans.
Approaching the end of the 4th quarter, Winston had to give his all. The Seminoles was now down 31 to 27, going for the touchdown was the only choice for them. Winston was set to drive his team from the 20 yard line with only 1:11 seconds remaining. This young athlete rose to the occasion and showed the world why he was chosen for the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Winston complete numerous of plays to score the final touchdown of the game. The Florida State Seminoles was name The BCS National Champions and Jameis Winston was named the Most Valuable Player.