The redshirt freshman was nearly flawless in Week 1 and played his way into the Heisman Trophy consideration in the process. Unfortunately, reigning Heisman winner Manziel already paved the way when he became the first freshman to take the award.
However, nothing could be done by Manziel to take away from Winston’s phenomenal debut.
In a 41-13 eradication of Pitt, Winston completed 25 of 27 passes for 356 yards and four touchdowns. He also added another score on the ground and 25 rushing yards.
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