Winston signed a four-year, $23.35 million deal that includes a $16.7 million signing bonus.
Winston (6-4, 230) started 27 career games for Florida State, completing 562-of-841 passes (66.8 pct.) for 7,964 yards, with 65 touchdowns and 28 interceptions. He also rushed 145 times for 284 yards and seven touchdowns.
"I've been up under a microscope for the past two years like no one else, so I'm kind of used to that," Winston said during his first press conference as a Buccaneer. "I'm just ready to play football. I'm ready to get involved in the community, I'm ready to just do positive things and move forward."
The Bessemer, Alabama native won his first 26 starts, an NCAA Division I record, leading Florida State to a national championship in 2013 and the first-ever College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl in 2014. He won the 2013 Heisman Trophy award, along with the Davey O’Brien Award, Walter Camp Award and Manning Award. Winston is the youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy, winning the award at age 20.Read more... Join the Conversation...