Jameis Game-Time Decision at NFL Combine

Jameis Game-Time Decision at NFL Combine

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, center, looks to pass under pressure by Oregon defensive lineman Alex Balducci, left, and Tyson Coleman during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, center, looks to pass under pressure by Oregon defensive lineman Alex Balducci, left, and Tyson Coleman during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

 

SAN DIEGO (UPI) — At a time when prospective NFL players are being vetted, interrogated, researched, and examined phsyically and psycologically before the April 30 NFL Draft, pictures of a possibly overweight Jameis Winston sparked national intrigue. Now the quarterback’s participation in throwing drills at Saturday’s NFL combine is a game-time decision, according to the USA Today.

“It’s a game-time decision,” Winston’s quarterback coach George Whitfield Jr. told USA TODAY Sports. “He’s a very big believer in himself, so it’ll be interesting. He’s prepared to do it. Whether he goes in and does it will probably be determined a couple of days from now.”

“At this time, he hasn’t made a decision.”

Whitfield Jr., a quarterback coaching guru and ESPN analyst, has been hosting the former Florida State Heisman Trophy winner and Baylor’s former gunslinger Bryce Petty in preparation for draft day.

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