Winston’s charge toward a seat in New York City next month for the Heisman Trophy presentation could become that much easier if he has a big game in The Swamp.
Florida may be losers of six straight but the talent and playmaking ability of its defense is still clear. The Gators boast playmakers across all three levels of their defense and are arguably the best group of defenders that Winston will have faced in his young career — espeially in the defensive secondary.
“They’ve got some real good players back there," FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said. "[Loucheiz] Purifoy, [Cody] Riggs, [Vernon] Hargreaves III, [Jaylen] Watkins, [Brian] Poole, you can go down the list."