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Things aren’t getting better for Jameis Winston

The third person in the Winston-Uber case has been identified.

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This situation for quarterback Jameis Winston appears to be getting worse. And ever since the shoe dropped on Wednesday, more have fallen ever since.

On Friday, the mystery third person in the Jameis Winston-Uber case has been revealed as former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Banks who is serving a 15-year sentence for aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery. His lawyer, Mark Scrubbs, told ESPN what happened that night the incident occurred.

Winston, former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Banks and Eaglescornerback Ronald Darby were at a Scottsdale, Arizona, nightclub in March 2016 when Winston became intoxicated and “unruly,” prompting his friends to send him away in an Uber, Banks’ attorney, Mark Scruggs, told Outside the Lines. “What happened after that,” Scruggs said, “they cannot say.” Banks has never been identified publicly as being at the scene until now.

He later added that there were two different Uber rides, and Banks wasn’t in the car when alleged event occurred.

“Brandon was never in the car with this victim,” Scruggs told Outside the Lines. He said Banks told him that the three men had taken an Uber together earlier in the evening with a different female driver before partying together. “They were two different events, two different Uber drivers,” Scruggs said.

This is bad for Winston. It’s even more appalling who Winston was with that night. It seems like Tampa Bay’s signal caller just manages to place himself in bad spots with the wrong crowd of people.