Florida State's Jameis Winston Wins Heisman Trophy

Image: Florida State's Jameis Winston Wins Heisman Trophy Jameis Winston, quarterback of the Florida State Seminoles,after the 2013 Heisman Trophy Presentation at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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Jameis Winston has won the Heisman Trophy, making the Florida State quarterback the second straight freshman to win the award.

Winston is a landslide winner of college football's most prestigious individual honor. He received 668 first-place votes to finish 1,501 points ahead of AJ McCarron of Alabama.

Texas &M's Johnny Manziel was the first freshman to win the Heisman, and now Winston has made it two in the 79-year history of the award. Winston also is the youngest winner at 23 days short of 20.

Winston is the nation's top-rated passer and has led the top-ranked Seminoles to the BCS championship game against No. 2 Auburn on his birthday, Jan. 6.

The 19-year-old also was investigated last month for a year-old sexual assault, but no charges were filed.

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