With Jameis Winston on the sidelines serving a suspension for shouting an obscene phrase in Florida State's student union, the school served up a reminder of the quarterback's past troubles to current recruits.
According to four-star recruit Matthew Burrell, an offensive lineman who was making his official visit to Tallahassee, Fla., over the weekend, the Seminoles served crab legs at halftime of the school's matchup with Clemson.
“One of the best parts of the visit was the food with the crab legs,” Burrell told 247Sports.
It's not hard to see why this is somewhat awkward for Florida State. In April Winston was accused of stealing $32.72 worth of crab legs from a local Publix supermarket and received civil citation. Winston performed community service, and the FSU baseball team suspended him for three games.
South Florida hip hop icon Uncle Luke, a longtime Miami Hurricanes fan who knows a thing or two about college football scandals, thought the story was worth a tweet:
FSU recruit feasts on crabs legs http://t.co/nqQno3ja7m
— LUTHER R CAMPBELL (@unclelukereal1) September 24, 2014
While this may bring up bad memories for Seminoles fans, it seems like Burrell thoroughly enjoyed the grub and the rest of his visit. He and his brother even got a picture with last season's Heisman Trophy winner:
— Matthew Burr€ll Jr! (@HeaftyLefty) September 21, 2014