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Yahoo Sports: Desmond Howard on Jameis Winston’s Heisman chances: ‘Damage may have already been done’

Former Michigan Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard was ready to welcome Jameis Winston into the Heisman fraternity on Dec. 14. Now Howard isn’t so sure Winston will be the young man who receives the honor. Winston, Florida State’s redshirt freshman phenom quarterback, was the frontrunner for the coveted bronze statue before allegations of sexual assault surfaced. While Winston has yet to be charged in the case that was opened almost a year ago, Howard thinks Winston’s name being involved might be enough to dissuade voters. “This doesn't help his chances at winning the Trophy,” Howard told Yahoo Sports via email. ...

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