Jameis Winston Mulling Whether to Throw at NFL Scouting Combine

In this Nov. 16, 2013, file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) smiles on the sidelines in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Tallahassee, Fla. Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved _ win consecutive Heisman trophies. (AP Photo/Phil Sears, File)
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston looks to throw during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal against Oregon, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston looks to throw during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal against Oregon, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Jim Corbett, USA TODAY

 
(USA Today)—Former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is mulling whether to participate in throwing drills Saturday in Indianapolis at the NFL scouting combine, according to his quarterback coach.

“It’s a game-time decision,” George Whitfield Jr. told USA TODAY Sports Monday morning. “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.”

One thing is for sure: Winston will show up in shape, Whitfield said.

 

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