FSU quarterback named ACC player of the year

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has picked up two more individual awards from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The ACC on Wednesday selected Winston as both its overall and offensive player of the year, one day after he was picked as rookie of the year.

Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald also was voted the ACC's defensive player of the year.

Winston is the first redshirt freshman in the 61-year history of the league to win the award.

He received 47 of 65 votes from members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association for the overall award. Boston College running back Andre Williams had 13 votes and Donald had four.

Winston led the Seminoles to a No. 1 ranking and a berth in the ACC championship game opposite No. 20 Duke.

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