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Former Florida State quarterbacks marveled at the composure, accuracy and leadership that Jameis Winston showed in his first start on Monday night.

Florida State Football: bye comes at an opportune time

Why FSU’s bye week may not have come at a better time As much fun as watching the debut of Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston was on Monday, the Seminoles should be happy that they’re not playing this week. FSU hardly had to grind it out in a 41-13 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday and with the exception of a minor shoulder injury to James Wilder Jr., the Seminoles...

Mack Brown defends decision to not aggressively recruit Jameis Winston

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston created a headache for Texas coach Mack Brown with a comment he made after his dominating performance against Pittsburgh on Monday night. Simply put, the freshman claims he would be playing for the Longhorns right now if they had offered him a scholarship. A Texas source reportedly told’s Bruce […]

Photos: Jameis Winston, Jimbo Fisher Meet Country Music Star Jake Owen

Florida State started its season off with a bang — the Seminoles defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers 41-13 on Heinz Field. The star of the show Monday night was redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston, who completed 25-27 passes for a whopping 356 yards and threw four touchdowns. For obvious reasons, Winston has been making headlines leading into week 2 of the college football...

Jameis Winston wanted to go to Texas, Longhorns weren’t interested?

Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston burst onto the scene in a huge way in his first career collegiate game on Monday night. The 18-year-old completed an incredible 25-of-27 passes for 356 yards and four touchdowns in a blowout win over Pittsburgh. He did not turn the ball over. The performance left many assuming Winston […]

Safety Karlos Williams to see time at tailback for Seminoles

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State safety Karlos Williams, a former five-star recruit, will make the transition to tailback in a move that will offer playing time on both sides of the ball. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Williams began practicing a considerable amount at tailback on Wednesday afternoon and addedthe junior often will play defensive back in dime situations. "He's a natural...

Mack Brown was told by trusted source not to recruit Jameis Winston

Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown was asked about recruiting Florida State's Jameis Winston. Check out what his answer was here.

Zone Read Podcast: College Players of the Week

(Photo Credit: USATSI) College Football got underway with a bang in Week 1, and now it’s time for the first Zone Read Podcast Player of the Week Awards. Offensive Player of the Week: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State Winston, a redshirt freshman, helped Florida State annihilate Pitt on Monday night, completing 25 of 27 passes for 353 yards and four touchdowns. Yes, he only threw...

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston at Head of the Class

Wow, what an opening weekend of college football.From the myriad of upsets that took place, to Johnny Manziel sitting on the sidelines for the 1st half of A&M's opener versus Rice, to Alabama once again dominating the opposition, there were no shortage of interesting headlines.And while there is still plenty of football to be played, it is never too early to talk about college...

The resurgence of Florida State recruiting

Since Jimbo Fisher took over for the great Bobby Bowden in 2010 Florida State recruiting has drastically improved, even though the team rankings don’t necessarily show it.

Acknowledging FSU

After a loss, acknowledging the opponent is not the easiest thing to do for fans of the losing team. Even when the team is beaten as soundly as Pitt was by FSU. We fixate. We obsess about our team. We see all the mistakes, errors problems on one side. It’s easy to completely forget what the other team. What the other players did. I’m as guilty of it as anyone. So, when Jameis...

Clemson's rank, individual stats good ACC signs

The leading rusher in the nation, one of the most talked-about quarterback debuts in recent memory, and even a first-place vote in the Top 25. If nothing else, Week 1 of the season might have given the Atlantic Coast Conference plenty of cause for optimism. The statistical samples after just one game are obviously small and skewed, so it's clearly not time to pronounce Miami...

Football Friday Mailbag: Manziel’s maturity, Winston’s early Heisman hype, Mark Richt’s hot seat, Week 2 upset bids and more

The Football Friday Mailbag is available every Friday. Submit your questions via Twitter or Ask.FM at any time. The opening week of the college football season was quite a hectic one, and I am not just talking about the action on the field. I started a new job as a contributor to College Football Talk last week, and together with some other assignments and responsibilities I...

Jeremy Pruitt’s Gold Mine

At the end of last season former Alabama defensive backs coach Jeremy Pruitt became Florida State’s new defensive coordinator. What he found when he got to Florida State was a gold mine of talent. So much that the only team, star rankings wise, that comes out ahead of the Seminoles is his former employer Alabama.
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