Found December 02, 2012 on
No 2 Minute Warning:
It was acold evening in Charlotte for the ACC championship game. Not so much for me and my northern blood traveling south for the day, but certainly for anyone from the deeper south than I. Like Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, for instance.
Moments after the final seconds ticked off the clock to wrap up Florida State’s first ACC championship since 2005, holding on to beat Georgia Tech 20-15, Fisher was given the standard postgame sports drink bath by a couple of his players.
How did it feel?
“Whoo, is that cold!”
Better you than I coach. Here is a brief look at the on-field celebration as Florida State clinched a spot in the Orange Bowl.
Also, senior kicker Dustin Hopkins conducted the Florida State marching band after the game, another tradition in college football.
On a related note, here is a video of Louisville’s on-field celebration following their Big East championship clincher against Rutgers a few days ago.
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Reports are being thrown around that Florida State Head Coach Jimbo Fisher will meet with Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart.
Multiple sources have told us Jimbo Fisher and TN AD Dave Hart will meet this week in New York, probably today.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-co…
— MrSEC (@MrSEC) December 3, 2012
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Jimbo Fisher addresses the media following Florida State's ACC Championship victory.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. An Atlantic Coast Conference championship that was seven years in the making turned out to a be a nail-biter.
And in what he admits is likely his final game on the Florida State sideline, Mark Stoops had his defense turn in a memorable performance to wrap up the programs first conference title since 2005.
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