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Jameis Winston named male ACC athlete of the year

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) chats with defensive end Chris Casher (21) on the sidelines in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State beat Syracuse 59-3
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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) chats with defensive end Chris Casher (21) on the sidelines in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State beat Syracuse 59-3. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

In the least surprising news you're going to see this Friday, Florida State QB Jameis Winston has been voted the ACC's male athlete of the year.

Not only was WInston's football success taken into account when the McKevlin Award was voted on by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, but his baseball success was as well. A two-sport athlete, Winston had a 1.08 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 33.1 innings as a reliever on Florida State's baseball team.

Winston won the 2013 Heisman Trophy, was the Walter Camp Player of the Year and the offensive MVP of the BCS Championship Game as Florida State went 14-0 and won the final BCS title. Following Johnny Manziel, he became the second-straight redshirt freshman to win the Heisman Trophy.

While the results may not have been a shock, Winston didn't win overwhelmingly. That's likely because of the off-field stories that surrounded his football and baseball campaigns, namely the sexual assault allegations and the Publix shoplifting incident.

He only received 22 of a possible 41 votes. However, there was no clear person who could have snatched the title away from Winston. Former Pitt DT Aaron Donald was second with four votes.

The women's award winner was Maryland basketball player Alyssa Thomas. She averaged 19 points and nearly 11 rebounds per game.

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