There's a lot riding on the NFL draft, with teams betting their futures (and boatloads of money) on their top picks. The scrutiny--from combine workout metrics to endless pop psychology concerning the person behind the player--is intense. So Jameis Winston, the controversial quarterback who might be the #1 pick, needs to explain that incident where he allegedly stole crab legs from a Publix supermarket while he was in school.
Guess what? Winston didn't do it. He knew a guy working at the Publix that was hooking him up with free stuff is all, according to Winston's explanation on #DraftAcademy (below). It's probably true--perfectly reasonable to assume somebody at Publix was willing to give a superstar quarterback some goods and get in good with a Heisman Trophy winner. Did Winston really think the Publix guy had the authority to do that? Hmmm. Does Winston's explanation make him seem more innocent, or more ridiculous?
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