Florida State football honor Jameis Winston jersey retirement North Alabama game
Florida State University will retire Jameis Winston's jersey after the first quarter of Saturday's game against North Alabama.
The Florida State football team is currently in a strong position to secure a spot in the College Football Playoff if they can maintain their momentum. Their upcoming game against North Alabama is expected to be an easy win for the Seminoles. Additionally, the team will be honoring Jameis Winston, a legendary player who now plays for the New Orleans Saints in the NFL. The ceremony to retire his jersey will take place after the first quarter of the game, as announced by Florida State University Vice President and Director of Athletics Michael Alford.
Alford expressed his excitement for the retirement of Winston's jersey, highlighting the significant impact the player had on the Florida State football program. Winston's legacy includes leading the team to a national title in 2014, winning the Heisman Trophy, and making it to the semifinals of the College Football Playoff in the following season. His impressive career at Florida State culminated in being selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Winston's contributions to the Florida State football program are undeniable, as evidenced by his impressive record and numerous accolades. His retirement ceremony will undoubtedly be a momentous occasion for the campus, with his No. 5 jersey set to become a permanent fixture at Doak Campbell Stadium. This event serves as a testament to Winston's lasting impact on the program and his status as one of the all-time greats in Florida State football history.