Jameis Winston turns in ho-hum performance but FSU romps

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Florida State redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston proved he is human Saturday night, and the proof came against the weakest team on the Seminoles' schedule.

FSU hammered FCS opponent Bethune-Cookman 54-6 and Winston -- who had thrown five incompletions total in the Seminoles' first two games -- was 10 of 19 for 148 yards and two TDs.

But he didn't need to be sharp against the Wildcats. FSU rushed for 266 yards and four TDs, and the Seminoles limited Bethune-Cookman to 242 yards. Bethune did run for 182 yards, but averaged just 3.3 yards per carry and never forced FSU to sweat even a little.

Winston did have a highlight-reel moment, on his first TD pass, to Kelvin Benjamin. The other TD pass went to Rashad Greene, who has three touchdowns on just 15 catches this season. Winston now is 50 of 64 (78.1 percent) for 718 yards, eight TDs and one pick.

FSU plays at Boston College next week, then the schedule toughens with consecutive games against Maryland, Clemson, North Carolina State and Miami, with the Clemson contest on the road.

Mike Huguenin can be reached at mike.huguenin@nfl.com. You also can follow him on Twitter @MikeHuguenin.

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