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Winston, Martarano face difficult decisions

January, 6, 2012
Jameis Winston, Joe MartaranoPerfect Game, Shauna MartaranoHueytown (Ala.) senior Jameis Winston (left) and Fruitland (Idaho) junior Joey Martarano have committed to D-I programs for football but are also potential early-round picks in the MLB Draft.

Put a football and baseball in front of Jameis Winston and ask him to pick which one he’d rather have in his hand.

To the Hueytown (Ala.) senior, it’s an easy decision. And it’s clearly something he’s thought about before.

“I will just juggle them,” said Winston. “I pick both.”

It’s a fitting answer for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound superstar since he’s been juggling both football and baseball throughout his high school career. And he has committed to Florida State to play both sports.

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