“Echo Chamber Of Good Vibrations”

April 18th, 2016

KoetterJameisWhat’s the guy captaining the Buccaneers’ ship really like and what has he accomplished in just a year?

It’s a tough answer to put into words.

Joe must tip a cap to Orlando Sentinel columnist George Diaz for his effort. Diaz penned a look at America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, yesterday. Diaz lauds Jameis for overcoming negativity and proving he wasn’t the guy many media, fans and haters expected.

Explaining Jameis is “an echo chamber of good vibrations,” Diaz adds a quote from Dirk Koetter that illustrates Jameis is dialed into the big picture like very few 22-year-olds could be.

“Jameis is very perceptive about not only what he needs to get better, but what our offense and what our team needs to get better,” new Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter told reporters recently. “That’s one of the things as when you’re around him more, he’s mature way beyond his years on that sort of thing. The reason I’ve got a smile is that that’s a good thing for the Bucs.”

The maturity Jameis has shown likely will be the key cog in him taking a big leap forward during from rookie season. Jameis isn’t perfect, but the tools — mentally and physically — are there, and his attitude is on point.

For example, Jameis would never perceive his rookie year to be one lacking enjoyment and satisfaction because he couldn’t have enough fun.

9 Responses to ““Echo Chamber Of Good Vibrations””

  1. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    I continue to believe that the Bucs need to have fun playing…..it is, after all, a game. Having fun doesn’t mean you don’t work hard….exactly the opposite….you have fun because you are succeeding on the field…..
    A great example is Cam Newton…..he had fun all season long…..had that smile..played on the sideline….did his thing…..but, when did he not have fun?….when he got beat in the SB…..then he showed what it like for him to lose.
    For Jameis, he has fun….just playing the game and that motivates him to succeed.
    I’m hoping that having fun is infectious for all our players…..especially Evans.

  2. BucsFan85 Says:

    Yeah, so Diaz was one of the media types that put Jameis down last year pre-draft, comparing him to Manziel among other comments. He’s changed his tune of course now. He has little or no credibility to me now. One day we will be able to read an article about Jameis outside of Tampa media that is all football.

  3. Dave Says:

    Basically he has the football brain the top QBs have. Over the last decade think Brady, Manning, Brees, Rogers.
    Not a comparison, he hasn’t earned that, just saying he has the QB IQ. He reads defenses, makes good audibles, progresses thru receivers, etc…

    Ironically these are all things Jimbo and others said he does, along with being s natural leader, yet so many hatred out there because of s couple stupid youngster mistakes and one gold digger.

  4. tmaxcon Says:

    well said Dave… The hatchet job BSPN did on young Jameis without any fact based research was criminal. Unfortunately in today’s climate it’s more important for the news & sports media to be first versus accurate.

  5. Nole on Sat.-Bucc on Sun. Says:

    Dave you on it bro. Last year before the draft I was saying “his computer like mind”. Its weird how he retains information. The mind of this young man is what they’ll marvel over down the road. To hell wit arm strength and accuracy. I will always remind people of his savant like mind.

  6. Buc1987 Says:

    NOSBOS….I’d also like to compliment how he processes things quickly on the field. It’s one of the things that stood out to me while he was at FSU. The kid’s extremely intelligent. May not always talk or act like it, but he’s a VERY bright kid.

    “I’ve never seen anything like that guy. I’m not even talking about his talent,” “There’s a lot of people that can throw the ball. What people don’t understand is the difference with him. His football IQ is through the roof. If they had some kind of scientific study for it they’d have to do a special on CNN. It’s unbelievable.”

    —Jameis Winstons’s Hueytown High coach Matt Scott

    Winston took Advanced Placement classes at Hueytown High School. He sailed through them, said Marrianne Hayward, the instructional assistant principal at Hueytown High School. It was English, math, science, the core courses. Hayward said Winston did a television interview in the 10th grade and said on air, “If I make below a B in a class, my mother will spank me.”

  7. The Other Side of the Coin Says:

    It’s more than being first Tmax. It’s about sensationalism and appealing to the lowest in their audience. All too many are so willing to oblige.

  8. Nole on Sat.-Bucc on Sun. Says:

    Now that’s gospel you just spoke 87…

  9. Nole on Sat.-Bucc on Sun. Says:

    Look I just don’t think people are fully grasping how truly special this young man is. Check it my personal opinion of myself regardless of what anyone else thinks is that I’m as “G” as they come. I say that because for me to be on another man’s n@$ s@$! that dude has to be something special. Not just good but special. The other day someone on here told me I have “man love”for him. I’m thinking I don’t know what that is but I do love him like a super bad a$$ ultra talented lil brother. You know the one that you’ll stand up for and won’t allow anyone to f@$! wit.