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Jimbo Fisher with E.J. Manuel.
FSU head football coach Jimbo Fisher has a possible Heisman Trophy candidate on his hands with Seminole starting quarterback E.J. Manuel. That don't expect you can Fisher to orchestrate a massive Heisman campaign like the one centered around former FSU QB Christian Ponder. It seems that he has either moved on from such bawdy schemes, or ...
EJ Manuel threw for a career-high 380 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another 102 yards as fourth-ranked Florida State rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to defeat No. 10 Clemson 49-37 on Saturday night.
Chris Thompson ran for 104 yards and two scores and James Wilder Jr. added two touchdowns runs for the Seminoles, who broke open a close game with 35 second-half points....
There were plenty of storylines to come out of the best college football Saturday of 2012 so far, but as the clock turned to midnight on this particular Saturday, there was one which stood out above them all: Florida State is back. Not just as a Top 10 team. Not just as a perennial ACC favorite. But as a tried and true National Championship contender too.
Marketed as the college football game of the week, Saturday’s ACC battle between Clemson and Florida State was not even the game of the night. The latest edition of “Saturday Night Football,” won by #4 Florida State over #10 Clemson, earned a 3.2 overnight rating on ABC — down 20% from LSU/West Virginia last year (4.0), and down 16% from Oregon State/Boise State in 2010 ...
EJ Manuel and Florida State were on top of their game offensively in their win over Clemson.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says the Heisman Trophy is a popularity contest for ''show dogs'' with the winner now usually the best player on who voters feel is the best team.
Fisher bristled Monday when asked about quarterback EJ Manuel's chances of winning the award, saying rhetorically, ''Show dog or hunting dog?''
Fisher says a show dog...
Florida State fought from behind for much of the game, but in the end was able to overcome every obstacle on their way to a 49-37 win over conference rival Clemson.
Florida State defeated Clemson 49-37 on Saturday night in a key ACC division battle. The Seminole's racked up over 650 yards of total offense, here is a break-down of that side of the football.
Florida State hosted three official visitors and a host of unofficial's for the Clemson game. NoleDigest breaks down how the weekend went and what we can expect moving forward.
Florida State’s secondary excelled in its first three games against inferior competition, but on Saturday faced its first true test against Clemson’s up-tempo spread offense and speedy wide receivers. The Seminoles’ have mixed bag of veteran guys as well as freshmen and sophomores in the secondary, which led many to label them as a potential weak link in the defense.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - It's halftime at Doak Campbell Stadium and Clemson leads Florida State, 21-14.
Stop if you’re heard this: Florida State and Notre Dame are back.
Though they’ve fooled us before, the Seminoles and Fighting Irish sure looked...
Somewhere in Baton Rouge, La., Kevin Steele likely saw the Clemson-Florida State score and thought, “See, it wasn’t all me.”
Brother Martin offensive lineman and Florida State commit Ryan Hoefeld talks about unofficial visit to FSU for win over Clemson.
The Clemson offense had their moments, particularly in the first half, but the Florida State defense made a statement when the game was on the line.