- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 1, 2014

It didn’t take long for football fans to capitalize on FSU’s Jameis Winston’s most recent run-in with the law — a grocery store in Alabama has advertised crab legs named after the quarterback for 17.99 per pound.

The Heisman Trophy winner became the butt of every joke Wednesday after he was busted for shoplifting more than $30 worth of crab legs from a Publix grocery store in Tallahassee the night before.

A photo posted by Eric Smith, the manager at Jack’s Foodland in Eva, Ala., has become an internet sensation after advertising “Jameis Winston King Crab Legs.”

“We didn’t actually put them out for sale,” Mr. Smith told USA Today. “With all the jokes going around about Jameis Winston and everything, we decided to print out some stickers as our own little joke and I put it on my Facebook and it kind of blew up from there.”

“My whole family, we’re all huge Alabama fans,” he said. “So anytime something like this happens, it’s just funny to us as Alabama fans.”

A Twitter user under the name @mkimbaa was one of the first to tweet the photo, which gained more than 1,200 retweets in just a few hours.

Winston has been suspended by the Florida State baseball team as a result of the theft. He was issued a citation and will have to enroll in the county’s Adult Civil Citation program, as well as complete 20 hours of community service, or else be handed over to the state prosecutor.

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