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Why Jacques Patrick is the key to a successful season for Florida State football

The Dalvin Cook era is officially over at Florida State. After a lustrous career, Cook has departed for the NFL, and now FSU will have to find production elsewhere. It will be difficult to replace Dalvin and his school record of 4,464 career rushing yards, as well as his 46 career touchdowns and his incredible average of 6.5 yards per carry. Cook was a generational type of talent...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Media Days: Florida State Picked As 2017 Favorite

Clemson is coming off a National Championship victory over the top dog in the FBS, Alabama. But with massive casualties to the NFL Draft and graduation, the Tigers figure to be a weaker squad this season. That has opened the door for the Seminoles to take control of the the division, and ultimately the conference. Take a look at how the media thinks the ACC will shake out, per The...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago

FSU Football: Clemson coach Dabo Swinney pulling for FSU over Bama

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is pulling for FSU football when they take on Alabama in the season opener. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has a bit of history with his alma mater Alabama and the FSU football. Of course he has gone up against Alabama the last two seasons in the national championship game. His Clemson […] FSU Football: Clemson coach Dabo Swinney pulling for FSU over Bama...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

Florida State football receiver recruiting rundown 2018

FSU needs to sign four or five receiver recruits in the 2018 class. Florida State needs to take at least four receivers in the 2018 recruiting class. While all of the scholarship receivers on the 2017 team are slated to return, juniors Nyquan Murray, Auden Tate, and Da’Vante Phillips are all technically draft eligible, meaning the prudent strategy for FSU is to plan on at least...
Via Tomahawk Nation
6 days ago

FSU Football: Top offensive players for Noles entering 2017 season

FSU football has plenty of stars and talent ready to do work on offense in 2017 – but here are the five best players entering the upcoming season. During the 2016 season, the offense for FSU football had plenty of things to celebrate. Led by All-American running back Dalvin Cook and starting quarterback Deondre Francois, […] FSU Football: Top offensive players for Noles entering...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

FSU Football: 3 reasons not to worry about QB recruiting

FSU football seems to be gaining momentum on the recruiting trails. We provide three reasons NOT to worry about quarterback recruiting. There seems to be a growing concern about FSU football and how recruiting is going this cycle. In particularly quarterback recruiting since the staff seem to be hitting their stride with position players. If […] FSU Football: 3 reasons not to worry...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

Florida State football, recruiting news: Why Jimbo Fisher and Dabo Sweeney are right about ACC supremacy

Derwin James and Tarvarus Mcfadden make Thorpe Award watch list. Football: At ACC Media Days Jimbo Fisher and Dabo Swinney both did not hesitate to tout the ACC as the best conference in college football and you know what? They’re right. Derwin James and Tarvarus Mcfadden both made the Thorpe Award watch list. FSU came back from down 28-3 to beat Ole Miss last year and that...
Via Tomahawk Nation
6 days ago

FSU Football: Cheering for a conference makes no sense

Cheering for a CFB conference is apparently a thing and I don’t get it. I’ve always cheered for FSU football, not the ACC. My personal opinion on this matter has been that cheering for a CFB conference is make no sense. I have never understood the reasoning and just simply don’t get why fans do […] FSU Football: Cheering for a conference makes no sense - Chop Chat - Chop...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

FSU Football: Jimbo Fisher has perfect answer to Alabama game question

FSU football is less than seven weeks from opening against the Crimson Tide – and the Noles head coach dropped the mic when talking about the game. Even with over a month and a half to go until FSU football takes the field against the Alabama Crimson Tide, fans of both schools and college football […] FSU Football: Jimbo Fisher has perfect answer to Alabama game question - Chop...
Via Chop Chat
7 days ago

Fisher: ACC is the 'premier conference' in NCAA football

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher may have rattled a few cages at SEC Media Days, particularly those who believe the SEC is the best conference in the nation.“I think we’ve established ourselves as the premier conference in college football,” Fisher said at ACC media days on Thursday, per ESPN.Though his opinion is certainly biased, we can hardly blame Fisher for thinking...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Football: Recent success vs. SEC a positive sign heading into opener

While FSU football has a losing record all time against the conference, the Seminoles have been nothing but dominate in recent years vs. the conference. Over the 70 seasons that FSU football has fielded a team, the Seminoles have not been shy about playing schools from the SEC. Aside from the yearly rivalry game with […] FSU Football: Recent success vs. SEC a positive sign heading...
Via Chop Chat
7 days ago

FSU Recruiting: 3 players the ‘Noles could land next for 2018 class

FSU recruiting seems to be picking up momentum in July as we said. Here are three players the ‘Noles could land next for 2018. Were there’s smoke there’s fire as my old folk used to say and the same can be said for FSU recruiting. Jimbo Fisher and company always seem to land a couple […] FSU Recruiting: 3 players the ‘Noles could land next for 2018 class - Chop Chat - Chop...
Via Chop Chat
7 days ago

FSU Football: Writer puts Derwin James among Heisman candidates

FSU football could very well have a representative in New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony this December – could it be their defensive star? In the 70 seasons that FSU football took the field after the conclusion of last season, three of those ended with one Seminole being named the Heisman Trophy winner as […] FSU Football: Writer puts Derwin James among Heisman candidates...
Via Chop Chat
7 days ago

FSU Football: Thoughts on Marcus Lewis transferring

FSU football cornerback Marcus Lewis is transferring. We discuss the news and how that affects the ‘Noles. News came out of the ACC Media Kickoff event in Charlotte that FSU defensive back Marcus Lewis would be transferring from the program. The news wasn’t expected, but wasn’t a huge shock considering what Lewis endured last season. […] FSU Football: Thoughts on Marcus Lewis...
Via Chop Chat
8 days ago

Marcus Lewis offers heartfelt goodbye to FSU football

Well done, 24. The other day, I reported on the transfer of Florida State defensive back Marcus Lewis, after it was announced by Head Coach Jimbo Fisher during the ACC Media Days in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lewis’ transfer was hardly a surprise, as he’d largely been recruited over following a very promising start to his career in Tallahassee. Still, Lewis took to social...
Via Tomahawk Nation
8 days ago

FSU Football: Jimbo Fisher is right to say ACC is premier conference

FSU football head coach Jimbo Fisher made a bold statement during ACC Football Kickoff this past week – and he was spot on with his thoughts. With the college football season just seven weeks away, coaches and players from the ACC member schools, including FSU football, were in Charlotte this past week for the conference’s […] FSU Football: Jimbo Fisher is right to say ACC...
Via Chop Chat
8 days ago

FSU Football: 5 ways offense remains elite in 2017

The FSU football offense finished No. 2 in the S&P advanced metrics in 2016. We provide five ways the ‘Noles can stay there in 2017. I get the feeling some fans don’t believe the FSU football offense was elite last season. It wasn’t for periods of time last year, notably in the first half of […] FSU Football: 5 ways offense remains elite in 2017 - Chop Chat - Chop Chat...
Via Chop Chat
8 days ago

FSU Football: Recapping Noles on first week of 2017 award watch lists

FSU football has several players on the 2017 roster who found their names on watch lists for awards – here’s a look at the first week of lists. We’re still just over seven weeks from the start of the 2017 football season, when FSU football will take the field for action against the Alabama Crimson […] FSU Football: Recapping Noles on first week of 2017 award watch lists ...
Via Chop Chat
8 days ago

Star lineman recruit Verdis Brown commits to Florida State football

FSU gains a nasty offensive line talent. Florida State’s 2018 recruiting class got even better Friday as Verdis Brown, visiting campus with his family, committed to the Seminoles. Brown, originally from Chicago, is one of the top offensive line recruits in the country, and rates as the No. 2 center nationally by 247Sports, though he is also capable of playing guard. He wrote ...
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago

Florida State football: eight players named to watch lists

The entire Florida State football community is anxiously looking ahead to a Sep. 2 matchup between Florida State and Alabama, likely the top two teams in the nation. But regardless of the focus of Leon County, the national spotlight this week is on eight Seminoles who were nominated to watch lists for individual national awards for the 2017 College Football season. Tavarus McFadden...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 reasons FSU fans should hate Miami more than Florida

FSU fans have two huge rivals in the state of Florida to hate. Here’s five reasons fans should hate the Canes more than the Gators. There’s nothing greater in college sports than being an elite program while also having two arch rivals who are pretty damn good too. FSU fans have gotten used to being […] Top 5 reasons FSU fans should hate Miami more than Florida - Chop Chat...
Via Chop Chat
9 days ago

Nolecast: How important is Florida State’s 2017 for Jimbo Fisher?

Answering your questions on the No. 1 Florida State Podcast. Bud Elliott and Ingram Smith return with another episode of the Nolecast. The Nolecast is available on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Stitcher, Google Play Music, Soundcloud, Overcast, and many other fine podcast providers. Follow The Nolecast on Twitter @Nolecast. As always, The Nolecast is brought to you by Louisiana Hot...
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago

FSU Football: DeMarcus Walker destroys SEC with one tweet

FSU football has done extremely well against the SEC Conference. Former FSU All-American DeMarcus Walker says he never lost to a SEC team. The ACC Media Kickoff began Thursday to discuss the merits of the conference as the college football season draws near. One discussion centered around the ACC being considered the best conference in […] FSU Football: DeMarcus Walker destroys...
Via Chop Chat
9 days ago

Florida State football, recruiting news: Will Cam Akers be the 2017 ACC Player of the Year?

Jimbo Fisher, Deondre Francois, and Derwin James wrap up media days. Football: According to ESPN’s David Hale inn his end of year ACC projections; not only will Cam Akers be first team All-ACC he’ll also supplant reigning Heisman Trophy winner, Lamar Jackson, as player of the year: Jimbo Fisher, Derwin James, and Deondre Francois were popular targets at this year’s Media...
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago

Florida State commits and targets in the new ESPN300

FIve Seminole commitments listed. ESPN updated its top 300 recruits ranking today and 5 Seminole commitments are among the top 300. Commitments: The highest ranked Seminole is Asante Samuels Jr. checking at No. 25 nationally and 3rd at his position nationally. Samuels Jr is the top ranked slot-corner in the nation. The second highest Seminole and not far behind Samuels Jr....
Via Tomahawk Nation
9 days ago
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