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                     === Winston, No. 11 FSU rout Pitt ===
 
 Pittsburgh,  PA  (Sports Network) - Jameis  Winston may have the Florida State
 fans quickly putting the EJ Manuel-era in the past.
 
 Manuel  led the Seminoles  to an ACC title and an Orange Bowl win last season,
 but  Winston showed  Monday there  could be  bigger things  on the  horizon by
 throwing  for 356 yards and four touchdowns while leading No. 11 Florida State
 to a 41-13 drubbing of Pittsburgh at Heinz Field.
 
 "He played one game. That's it," FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher said. "But he did
 a  great job.  As long as he keeps  the process in mind and keeps working with
 great  habits,  everything's going to  be fine, and that's  what he has to do.
 It's  not about age.  It's about habits. If you have good work habits, you get
 results if you have ability."
 
 The  redshirt freshman added a rushing touchdown, completed all but two of his
 27  attempts and connected with Nick O'Leary for three scores as Florida State
 (1-0, 1-0 ACC) outgained the Panthers by a 533-297 margin.
 
 "He  did a good job of making plays and extending plays," Pitt head coach Paul
 Chryst said of Winston.
 
 It  was the  season and conference opener for both schools as Pittsburgh (0-1,
 0-1) bolted the defunct Big East for the ACC this year.
 
 The  Panthers roared  out of the gate  with a 9-play, 80-yard drive that ended
 with  Tom Savage and  Manasseh Garner hooking up for a 4-yard touchdown on the
 game's opening drive.
 
 From there, however, the Seminoles took control.
 
 Savage  finished  with just 201  yards on  15-of-28 passes and was intercepted
 twice, the first setting up O'Leary's 24-yard touchdown grab with 4:11 left in
 the opening quarter.
 
 O'Leary  added another  score early in the second when a play-action fake left
 him wide open in the corner of the end zone for a go-ahead 2-yard TD.
 
 Chris  Blewitt  pulled Pitt  within 14-10  with a 28-yard  field goal, but the
 Seminoles scored two touchdowns in the final 2:13 of the half.
 
 After  Winston kept it himself on a 5-yard run to cap a 14-play, 78-yard drive
 that  took  up seven-plus minutes,  Terrence Brooks  picked off Savage in Pitt
 territory.  Three  plays later,  Winston tossed a  23-yard touchdown to Rashad
 Greene for a healthy 28-10 Florida State cushion at halftime.
 
 Three  field goals  accounted for  all  the points  in the  third quarter,  as
 Blewitt  made  a 39-yarder  in between  Roberto Aguayo's makes  from 22 and 28
 yards out.
 
 Winston and O'Leary put an exclamation point on their big night with a 10-yard
 scoring strike early in the fourth quarter.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Monday  marked  just the  third time  in 41  years that  a freshman started at
 quarterback  on opening day for Florida State ... O'Leary had four catches for
 47  yards,  while Greene led all  receivers with 126 yards on eight receptions
 ...  The  ACC consists of 14  teams this season  with the addition of Pitt and
 Syracuse  ...  This was  the first time  the programs met  since 1983 ... Pitt
 retired  Larry Fitzgerald's  No. 1 jersey despite the wideout only playing two
 seasons for the school.
 
 09/03 02:05:43 ET

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