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Winston Lands On All-American Baseball Team



    Jameis Winston has made plenty of headlines over the past year — good and bad — but his exploits on the football field can't be argued. He's pretty freaking great, as was evidenced by him leading the Florida State Seminoles to the BCS National Championship with a huge comeback in the title game to beat Auburn. He also won that thing they call the Heisman Trophy in landslide fashion.

    Winston, a former Texas Rangers draft pick out of high school, has been the closer on Florida State's nationally ranked baseball team and was recently named to the Baseball America All-American team as a third-teamer.

    There's been a lot of talk about how the Rangers now have the rights to two of the biggest-name quarterbacks in football in Winston and new Super Bowl champion Russell Wilson, who was selected in the Rule 5 draft in December.

    But the Rangers don't have rights to Winston anymore after he went to college. He can re-enter the draft in 2015 if he so desires. But like Wilson, it seems to be a pretty safe bet that Winston's future is playing once a week at the next level, not five or six times per week, if you catch our drift.