Florida State Quarterback Jameis Winston Depicted As Jesus on Shirt

By Connor Muldowney
Jameis Winston
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In case you haven’t heard the name Jameis Winston yet, you should probably watch some film on the guy. He is a star freshman quarterback that plays for the Florida State Seminoles and he is good. Very good. He’s so good, he’s earned himself a shirt depicting him as Jesus and it says “The Chosen 1 2013”.

Yeah, he’s that good. He can earn the distinction of ‘the chosen one’ through just two college games and it might be a bit ridiculous. He’s played two games in his college career and he has completed 40 of 45 passes while throwing six touchdowns. Having more touchdowns than incompletions is quite a feat, especially for a guy who had never seen the field prior to this season. He did learn behind former Florida State great EJ Manuel for a season, but it’s still impressive what he has done.

Some people have gone so far as to say he’s ‘the chosen one’ on this ridiculous shirt:

Jameis Winston
via @3xOpod

As you can see, the young superstar has been portrayed as Jesus in this shirt. Yes, Jesus, as in God’s son. I know it will upset many religious people and there’s good reason for that, but sometimes you have to let people salivate and obsess over their team’s star player.

A Jesus comparison may be a bit too farfetched. Okay, so it’s a lot farfetched, but the kid is good and he has the potential to be one of the best quarterbacks in college football for the next couple of years — unless he leaves for the pros after his third year in college next season.

Interesting move, Seminoles fans.

Connor Muldowney is a columnist for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @Connormuldowney, “Like” him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google. You can also reach him at muldown5@gmail.com.

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