Jameis Winston Tops for 2012?

Even when college coaches across the country are trying to finalize evaluations for the 2011 recruiting class they find time for some of the nation's best 2012 talent. Enter Jameis Winston, the 6-4 and 191-pound signal caller with 4.56 speed from Hueytown (AL) is attracting the top programs in America.

FightinGators.com caught up with the talented quarterback as he update the recruiting process. While the 2012 prospects can't receive written offers until September 1, Jameis Winston has a host of verbal offers to date including Alabama, Auburn, Ohio State, Miami, Ole Miss and Mississippi State to name a few. Will the Florida Gators be next?

Alabama: "They are 35 minutes from home and have a great program and nice coaching staff. I love everything about them."

Auburn: "Nice place with a simple offense that puts up great numbers."

Ohio State: "They have Terrell Pryor and I look at myself as a smaller version of him. It's a huge school and I have a lot of family in Columbus. I love the program."

Miami: "A place where I would go to school for academics with a nice city and a place where I would want to be if I got injured. They have a great baseball program and great staff."

Ole Miss: "I love their offensive coordinator and he and my coach have been best friends for a long time. It's a nice place."

Florida: "I like Florida because they are one of the best programs in the country and I would like to be anywhere in the state of Florida. I would really like if Florida had some interest because I would like to continue the legacy of good quarterbacks. I like Urban Meyer because he changes the offense to fit the quarterback and he formed some great quarterbacks."


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