Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not play Saturday night against Clemson

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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not play Saturday night against Clemson
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not play Saturday night against Clemson

Florida State dropped some big news late Friday night.

After originally stating that Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston would be suspended for the first half of Saturday night’s game against Clemson, the school announced via a statement from interim president Garnett Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox that Winston would sit for the entire game.

“Based upon the results of our continuing investigation of Tuesday’s incident involving Jameis Winston, we have decided to not play him for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday night,” the statement read.

Winston’s suspension stems from a Tuesday incident in which he stood on a table and yelled an obscene phrase in the student union on Florida State’s campus. A number of students saw Winston yell the phrase and tweeted about what they saw.

Winston reportedly was not entirely truthful with Florida State officials when he was questioned about the incident. He then admitted the entire story. Thus the reason for the extended suspension.

The tweets about Tuesday's incident soon spread all across the Internet and on Wednesday, the school announced that Winston would be suspended for the first half of the top-ranked Seminoles’ game against No. 22 Clemson.

Winston issued an apology Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the initial suspension was announced.

"First of all I want to apologize to the university, to my coaches and to my teammates," Winston said. “I'm not a 'me' person, but in that situation it was a selfish act and that's not how you do things around here. I really want to apologize to my teammates, because I've now made a selfish act for them.”

Now he's reportedly made two selfish acts surrounding this incident.

Winston’s backup, redshirt sophomore Sean Maguire, will start in Winston’s place. It will be his first career start.

For more Florida State news, visit Warchant.com.

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