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Just days after losing to instate rival Florida (37-26), the Seminoles lose Defensive Coordinator Mark Stoops. The defensive mastermind has jumped at the opportunity to become a head coach for the first time in the SEC at Kentucky. The Seminoles are just one win away from their first conference championship in seven years. If the … Continue reading »
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Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference championship game against Georgia Tech is as important as any the Seminoles have played this season.
The No. 13 Seminoles (10-2, 7-1 ACC) will be a comfortable favorite against an unranked Yellow Jacket team (6-6, 5-3) that was shellacked by archrival Georgia 42-10 Saturday while Florida State was being...
A moment captured in time where Florida State Seminole Bjoern Werner was milliseconds away from touching Jeff Driskel. Florida Gator quarterback had a tough third quarter against the FSU defense but bounced back in the 4th quarter where UF cranked out 24 points to win the game. Maybe Werner just wanted to give Driskel a nice hug.
That’s just good sportsmanship.
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The Florida-Florida State rivalry is one of the most entertaining and deeply rooted rivalries in all of college football. However, the hatred that was once just reserved for players is seeping into a different social group — the cheerleaders. Tarin Moses, the girlfriend of Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, took to Twitter in the week leading up to the sunshine showdown to express...
Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner, a 6-4, 255-pound defensive end from Berlin, Germany, whose 13 sacks lead the ACC, and 1.08 sacks per game are third-best nationally, is the ACC’s Defensive Player of the Year in the conference for 2012 in balloting by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
Georgia Tech football coach Paul Johnson is in no mood to discuss some of the realities surrounding his teams place in Saturdays ACC championship game.
He doesnt want to hear that his club doesnt belong in the game or that its only there because North Carolina and Miami arent eligible. Dont remind him of his squads 6-6 record or that statistically it has almost zero chance of even...
(Steeter Lecka/Getty Images)Duke's David Cutcliffe received 25 votes, while Clemson's Dabo Swinney had seven and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher received five.Cutcliffe, the Southeastern Conference's coach of the year in 2003 at Mississippi, led the Blue Devils to a 6-6 record and their first bowl berth since 1994.Cutcliffe became the fourth Duke coach to win the award...
This afternoon, Kentucky hired Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops, the youngest of the Brothers Stoops, as its next head football coach. Stoops takes over a program dedicated to being some distance behind basketball, but a program that could one day be given money to help make itself better, as long as basketball signs off on it.
Stoops' hiring means only three...
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It’s been a crazy week around the Florida State campus and the ACC as a whole, and on Wednesday my old buddy Coley Harvey of the Orlando Sentinel stopped by to break it all down.
Coley and I discussed a number of Florida State related topics, including Mark Stoops’ departure to coach Kentucky, the Seminoles...
For the first time in the history of the ACC Championship, Florida State and Georgia Tech will meet for the conference title. Despite being...
No. 13 Florida State (10-2, 7-1 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech (6-6, 5-3 ACC)
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North
Saturday, December 1st, 8:00 PM on ESPN
The 2012 ACC
Championship Game features Florida State from the Atlantic Division and Georgia
Tech from the Coastal. Both teams are coming off losses to their SEC rivals and
can only hope the taste of bitter...
Duke Dawson has said all season it’ll be a battle between Florida and Florida State for his skills. The 2014 defensive back picked up offers from both programs at camp last summer and has remained focused on those two ever since. He’s visited Florida several times this season, and last weekend took in his first game at Florida State when the ‘Noles welcomed the Gators. Get the latest here.
Chalk up 2012 as a year to forget for fans of the ACC. Florida State and Clemson were easily the class of the conference, but in-state SEC rivals...
The conversations started the day after Florida’s win over Florida State in Tallahassee. Florida coach Will Muschamp wants it addressed with all juniors that are considering going to the NFL. It’s his goal to make it an open conversation between the two sides while providing information for the juniors from his NFL contacts. In the end, the junior will make the decision.