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The Florida State University football program received some bad news on Thursday. DE Bjoern Werner will declare for the 2013 NFL Draft. Werner will forgo his senior season with the Seminoles, coming off a very productive season where he recorded 13 sacks. The German exchange student possesses a high motor and is regarded as a power rusher. Werner told reporters that he made his decision after discussions with his wife. “After sitting fown with my wife, Denise, and gathering as much information, I’ve decided to move on and enter the NFL Draft. I’ve enjoyed my time at FSU and will cherish my times as a Seminole.” Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher told the media that he supported Werner’s decision and saying that he had made the best decision. Werner is projected as a top-10 selection in April’s draft. After the Seminoles Sugar Bowl victory, two players announced they would be entering the lottery this spring as well, CB Xavier Rhodes and RB Chris Johnson. One player did decide to retu...

Florida State Seminoles player seen wearing “Sugar Bowl Champions” hat after Orange Bowl win

It looks as though the Orange Bowl didn’t have enough hats for the Seminoles players, or Nike sent the wrong hats to the Orange Bowl.  It’s even more strange because they had the correct Orange Bowl champions shirts there.  I’m guessing that we’ll never know the story behind this one, but this certainly isn’t something you see every day.[] [Nike Store]

FSU's Werner going pro, but Joyner staying

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Defensive end Bjoern Werner felt like he had accomplished plenty in his time at Florida State. And now the consensus All-American said Thursday afternoon that he is moving on to the NFL. A native of Germany, Werner first started playing flag football in middle school before playing club football in Berlin and high school ball in Connecticut. Werner had 42 tackles...

Lamarcus Joyner to Return for Senior Season

Florida State defensive star safety Lamarcus Joyner will return for his senior season in 2013. Joyner says he and coach Fisher have some unfinished business to take care of.

FSU baseball player injured while skydiving

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State officials say senior baseball player Steven Spradling is lucky to be alive after a weekend skydiving accident. The 23-year-old outfielder remained hospitalized Friday in Melbourne after suffering multiple injuries Sunday. He underwent surgery to have rods and plates inserted into his hip. Spradling was injured after making a faster landing...

FSU enters ACC play with sense of urgency

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida State has shown glimpses of its potential on the basketball court. There was the Seminoles performance in the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament in Brooklyn, N.Y., which saw Florida State rout BYU and then defeat Saint Josephs on consecutive nights in November. They also won at Charlotte and beat Tulsa in the Orange Bowl Classic to close out December. But then...

USAAAB: Stevens is an Aggie

Former Florida State commitment Tony Stevens announced at the U.S. Army All-American game that he will be playing college football for the Texas A&M Aggies.

Recruiting Outlook: January 4th

Recruiting battles are ultimately won and lost in the month of January and Florida State is still actively recruiting over a dozen prospects. NoleDigest takes a look at some of the top prospects left on the board.

USAAAB: Austin Golson

SAN ANTONIO-- The four-star offensive tackle and Florida State soft verbal talks visits, what it will take to secure him come February, and much more.

HALFTIME: FSU 38 Clemson 25

CLEMSON - It's halftime inside Littlejohn Coliseum and Clemson is trailing Florida State, 38-25

USAAAB: E.J. Levenberry

SAN ANTONIO -- Where does the four-star linebacker stand with his Florida State commitment? We catch up with him at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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