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FILE - In this June 9, 2013, file photo, Florida State pitcher Jameis Winston (44) throws in the seventh inning of an NCAA college baseballtournamentsuper regionalgame against Indiana in Tallahassee, Fla. He already has a Heisman Trophy and national championship in football on his resume and is the front-runner to win the job as the team's closer on the Seminoles squad favored to win the ACC Atlantic Division and make a run for a spot in the college World Series. (AP Photo/Phil Sears, File)

While Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston is more known for his prowess on the gridiron, the Florida State two-sport athlete is no slouch on the diamond either.

Winston, a hard-throwing relief pitcher and outfielder, was drafted in the 15th round of the MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers before enrolling at Florida State. Winston takes baseball seriously. In fact, his father reiterated Wednesday that Winston plans to play one more season of baseball and two more seasons of football before pursuing a professional career.

He’s been playing baseball all his life, as evidenced by a photo of his little league card from third grade he posted on Instagram Thursday afternoon.

After he redshirted his freshman year on the football team, he for a .235 average and a .377 on-base percentage with nine RBIs while also registering a 3.00 earned run average in 27 innings pitched for the Seminoles baseball squad.

His sophomore campaign was better on the mound where he put up a miniscule 1.08 ERA and seven saves in 33.1 innings pitched. Winston struggled at the plate however, registering just five hits in 39 at-bats for a .128 average.

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