Posted November 06, 2012 on
Virginia-born Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel is looking forward to a return to his home state to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies in a pivotal ACC Thursday night matchup.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. EJ Manuel was one of the top high school quarterbacks in the class of 2008, so the options were plentiful.
He grew up in Virginia Beach, Va., but schools like Virginia Tech (5.5 hours) and Virginia (three hours) were a long way from home. Manuel visited Blacksburg, Va., for a football camp during his sophomore year, but when Tyrod Taylor committed to the Hokies...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Xavier Rhodes and Jimbo Fisher laugh about it now. But at the time? Rhodes was anything but happy.
A standout at wide receiver and tailback at Miamis Norland High, Rhodes was 6-foot-2 and 200 pounds. He loved to play offense and felt that he would be a receiver at Florida State.
They asked me if I wanted to play receiver or corner, Rhodes said. I said, Ive never...
When No. 8 Florida State and Virginia Tech meet Thursday night only the Seminoles will be playing for high stakes.
The Hokies (4-5, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) are in the midst of their worst season in 20 years and fighting just to become bowl eligible.
It's exactly the kind of setup Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel has warned his teammates about this week -- a struggling...
Florida State and Clemson lead the way once again with a garbled mess behind both teams.
Trenton Brown added an offer from Florida State last week and he talks about that, his leader, when he will make his decision, and more here.
After tearing his ACL in the final regular season game against Florida State last year, no one was really sure what to expect out of defensive lineman Dominique Easley this year. He switched outside to defensive end, but there were questions about his burst after the knee injury. The junior is starting to play more consistently and be a bigger factor as the season continues.
Isaiah Jones made his decision when he knew he was ready. Since committing to Florida State, he has not looked at any other schools. He is looking forward to his future in Tallahassee.