Winston's hot start has FSU among elite
October, 5, 2013
By ESPN Stats & Information | ESPN.com
Stacy Revere/Getty ImagesJameis Winston had five passing touchdowns against Maryland.Jameis Winston has Florida State on its way possibly to its best season of the 21st century.
The redshirt freshman has been quite impressive in his first five games as the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
Winston had five passing touchdowns against Maryland, the most by a Florida State quarterback since Christian Ponder had five in 2009 against Georgia Tech.
Most Pass TD in First 5 Career Games
Last 10 Seasons
|2013||Jameis Winston FSU||17|
|2006||Chase Holbrook NMSU||16|
|2007||Sam Bradford OKLA||15|
|2010||David Piland HOU||15|
Winston joins Boise State’s Kellen Moore as the only FBS players over the past 10 seasons with a QBR of at least 75 in each of their first five career games.
In three ACC games, Winston has a 93.6 Total QBR, has completed 76 percent of his passes, and is averaging 360 passing yards per game with 13 passing touchdowns and one interception.
How does Winston compare to past Heisman winners in their first five games of the season? He has more touchdowns responsible for (passing and rushing touchdowns) than Johnny Manziel (2012) and Cam Newton (2010). And he has fewer turnovers (two) than any of the past three Heisman winners –- Manziel, Robert Griffin III (2011) and Newton.
The rout was on
Winston’s superb play led the Seminoles to a dominant victory over No. 25 Maryland 63-0.
Largest Shutouts vs Ranked Teams
Florida State History
|1988||15 South Carolina||59-0|
|1997||21 Georgia Tech||38-0|
It’s the largest margin of victory by any team in an ACC conference game.
It’s also the largest shutout win ever by Florida State over a ranked team.
The 5-0 Seminoles are idle next week before clashing with undefeated No. 3 Clemson on Oct. 19 at Death Valley.
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