Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy-winning QB of the Florida State Seminoles, will not play today against Clemson, the school announced early Saturday morning.
Initially, Winston was suspended for the first half of the game after jumping on a table in the middle of campus and shouting the internet meme, “Fuck her right in the pussy.” Winston met the media this week and apologized.
But sometime Friday night, the school found out that Winston had lied to them in an effort to downplay the story. According to multiple reports, Winston initially lied to FSU about where he shouted “Fuck her right in the pussy,” and FSU administration – it wasn’t coach Jimbo Fisher’s call – determined sitting out a half was sufficient.
But then, as the school investigated it more, they found something they didn’t like, caught Winston in a lie, and now he’ll miss the team’s biggest regular season game.
It’s too early to ask what if Florida State loses and proceeds to run the table, but with a college football playoff this season, it’ll be all anyone is talking about tonight.
Winston later held a press conference to apologize for his actions: