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Ranking the Heisman winners from the state; is Winston No. 1?

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Eight men, and all of them can say they were the best. Eight men, and all of them won the Heisman. But looking back, who was the most Heismanest of them all? Consider all the seasons, and all the champions, and all of the great moments of all of the Florida schools. Now throw them in one hopper. Who was the greatest of them all? Was it Steve Spurrier, the first Heisman winner in the state? Was it Tim Tebow,…

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Under Al Golden, Miami still trying to recapture its glory years

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The memories are still vivid at the University of Miami. Excellence does not seem that long ago, championships and Heismans, swagger and smack. It seems like a blink of an eye since Jerome Brown and Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin and Bennie Blades, Vinny Testaverde and Ray Lewis. In truth, it has been an eternity. It is not correct to say that Miami is chasing who it used to be. Rather, it is that the Hurricanes are still chasing who they…

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Could Josh McCown be Bucs’ latest regret?

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The first thing you do is marvel at the mismatch. A bad quarterback, a bad team. We have seen what that combination can do. Josh McCown was terrible last year, winning only one game, struggling mightily to overcome an offense that was stuck in place. The Cleveland Browns were terrible. Not as bad as the Tampa Bay Bucs – no one was – but it was another year in which no playoff tickets were printed. This couldn’t amount to anything,…

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This time, can the Bucs develop a QB?

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They have been here before. They have smiled the same smiles, and nodded the same nods, and used the same adjectives. They have thought about the future in the same way. They have dared the same dreams. Now, it is Jameis Winston who is the darling of the Tampa Bay Bucs. Once, it was Doug Williams. Then Steve Young. And Vinny Testaverde. And Trent Dilfer. And Josh Freeman. This time, can the Bucs get it right? Winston is young, even…

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