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Former Florida St. Mascot Killed In Knife Fight Over Gumbo Recipe

A man who formerly played Florida State University mascot Chief Osceola was stabbed last week, and later died from the injuries. Caleb Halley, 34, died last Thursday after he was wounded in an altercation with Orlando Thompson, whom he worked with at a restaurant, two days earlier. An argument between Halley and Thompson began over how much spice should be used in a gumbo soup recipe...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Kelly names top 8 schools

Four-star defensive end Xavier Kelly took to Twitter to announce his top 8 schools. The 2016 prospect from Wichita, Kansas will choose from Alabama, Florida State, Clemson, Michigan, Georgia, Kansas State, Oregon and TCU. He was originally committed to Kansas State but decided to open up his recruitment in March. Alabama🐘 Florida State🔴 Clemson🐅 Michigan〽️ Georgia...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Makes Cut For Elite DE’s Top 8

Xavier Kelly, one of the top defensive players in the country, released his final 8 schools. Alabama
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-FSU mascot stabbed to death after gumbo argument

A former Florida State University student who served as the Seminoles’ mascot has been killed after allegedly being stabbed during an argument with a co-worker. Caleb Halley, who played the role of Chief Osceola from 2004-2007, died last Thursday from injuries he suffered in a stabbing at Buddy’s Seafood Market in Panama City Beach, Florida. 26-year-old Orlando Thompson, who...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Salaries Released

Florida State Boxing Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” event. Despite getting knocked out cold after eating a flurry of elbows, Lyoto Machida (pictured) was the night’s highest earner. Machida pocketed $200,000 for merely stepping into the cage. Romero, meanwhile, made just...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson remains among linebacker Lamar’s favorites; Gamecocks still strong with Character

Tre Lamar, a linebacker from Roswell, Ga., is holding with the same top five he’s had for some time. Lamar says Clemson, Auburn, Alabama, Florida and Florida State are the school’s he is most interested in. His last visit was to Auburn for the Big Cat Weekend and his next visit will be to Clemson July 17 for the All-In Cookout.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
5 days ago

Jameis Winston Buys Ball For Boy At Astros Game, Autographs It

  Just a few days after being lectured about how I do my job by Florida State fan John Hinsey, a manager at...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Florida State Mascot Stabbed To Death In Gumbo Recipe Argument

  In a strange twist to the death of a Florida man in a gumbo recipe argument gone bad, the Tallahassee Democrat is...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Best College Football Teams Of Last 25 Seasons: No. 1 Florida State, 2013

We break down the best college football teams of the last 25 seasons. The 2013 Florida State Seminoles check in at No. 1.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Buster Posey

It was a good week for former Florida State stars playing professionally, but the best week for a former FSU athlete came from the Seminoles’ biggest star on the baseball diamond. San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of June 22nd through the 28th after a huge week at the plate. In six games for the Giants this...
Via Noled Out
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU scores big bucks with 'Bama, Ole Miss games

When Florida State scheduled neutral site football games with Alabama and Ole Miss, the Seminoles were looking to score high-profile victories as well as big bucks. The former is yet to be determined, the latter is guaranteed. FSU AD Stan Wilcox recently said that Florida State scores a minimum of $1 million more than what it would make for a home game every time it plays a neutral...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Four-Star OL Baveon Johnson Dominates Other Defensive Linemen At Camp

The Florida State Seminoles are trying to rebuild their offensive line, and four-star commit Baveon Johnson looks like a cornerstone.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is FSU’s QB Future Suddenly Less Bright?

The Jameis Winston era at Florida State may be over, but that hasn’t stopped the bad news and media scrutiny regarding current and future FSU quarterbacks from rolling in this month. It was reported Thursday that freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson, a 4-star recruit and last year’s Florida Mr. Football, is suspended for violating an Athletic Department policy. Later, it was...
Via Noled Out
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida State 4-Star OL Commit Baveon Johnson Looks Pretty, Pretty Good

Baveon Johnson, a 6-foot-3, 310-pound prospect in the 2016 class out of Lakeland, Fla., is ranked the No. 1 center in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  He certainly looks the part of a No. 1 recruit.  Here he is dominating a defensive lineman at a recruiting showcase.  Florida State’s quarterbacks should be quite safe standing behind that man.
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Wins and Losses for the 2015 Florida State Seminoles

The Florida State Seminoles are just two years removed from their first national title since 1999. The stretch Florida State encountered the past two seasons with Jameis Winston was two of the best, at least on the field that is. Winston is now off to the NFL and Florida State must move on in a different direction. The Seminoles have benefited from a weak ACC the past few seasons...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Man Who Once Played Florida State Student Mascot Chief Osceola Killed Over Gumbo

Every good cook or chef is proud of his food. The really good ones think that they are the only ones that make certain dishes right. They believe that their way is not just the right way, but the only way. Some would even be willing to come to blows to get their point across. Such was the case at Buddy's Seafood Market last Tuesday.Two employees, Caleb Joshua Halley (who was Chief...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy Who Once Portrayed Florida State’s Chief Osceola Killed In Gumbo Spices Argument

We’re all used to hearing the craziest headlines attached to the state of Florida, but this time the headlines involve one of the state’s premier sports schools. Caleb Joshua Halley, a former student at Florida State who once portrayed “Chief Osceola”, was stabbed during an argument about the amount of spice to put into Buddy’s Seafood Market [&hellip The post Guy...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Florida State gets fancy new meeting rooms

The Florida State Seminoles have some shiny new meetings rooms that they will be using as they prepare for life without Jameis Winston. On Saturday, Seminoles director of football operations Mark Robinson took to Twitter to show off the new rooms. With plenty of Florida State branding, the new rooms also feature a unique podium that uses the initials for each position group. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: Photos: Director Of Football Operations Mark Robinson Shows Off New Position Meeting Rooms

Florida State football’s facilities have been undergoing renovations over the last few seasons, and today their position meetings rooms are ready for use. Seminoles director of football operations Mark Robinson took to Twitter to show off the new rooms to fans and perspective Florida State recruits. Our new position meeting rooms are completed and ready for our student-athletes...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminoles Finish as High as 12th in Final Baseball Polls

The college baseball season came to an end Wednesday night as Virginia defeated Vanderbilt 4-2 to capture the first College World Series title for the ACC in about six decades. Though Florida State took two of three from the Cavaliers during the regular season, the Seminoles were handled by rival Florida earlier this month in the Super Regionals — the same Florida team who would...
Via Noled Out
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminole Stand-Off: Amp Lee vs. Greg Jones

Our most recent edition of Seminole Stand-Off focused on one pair of elite defensive ends who both left their mark on FSU football history. After all was said and done, it was concluded that Jamal Reynolds would be the pick over Björn Werner for his overall impact on both disrupting the pass and stopping the run. Noled Out readers conclusively agreed with the pick as Reynolds got...
Via Noled Out
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminole Sound-off: FSU Opponent That Concerns You Most

This week, we asked our readers and followers which 2015 Florida State football opponent they were most concerned about. From the Staff On the surface, the toughest game for Florida State may be an October 24th contest against Georgia Tech, but the game I’m most concerned about is the November 14th match-up in Death Valley against Clemson. Sure, FSU has gotten the better of Clemson...
Via Noled Out
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston: 'I'm just moving forward'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Jameis Winston knows there are always eyes on him -- watching, dissecting and waiting for him to make a mistake. The spotlight doesn't leave, and Winston wants to shine in it. "It's about my actions," the Tampa Buccaneers rookie said while attending a youth football clinic. "I got to be a quarterback. When I'm off the field, I got to be a quarterback. When I'm...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU police report redacted QB's info but not the alleged victim's

On Thursday, news broke that Florida State freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson had been suspended indefinitely from the football program, and a report cited that Johnson allegedly punched a woman in the face at a Tallahassee bar. According to the report, Johnson wasn't interviewed by police on the evening the incident reportedly took police because "he had left the bar." As far...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tallahassee PD included victim’s name in FSU report

The Tallahassee Police Department is once again finding itself in hot water, this time after forgetting to redact the name of the woman Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson allegedly punched at a bar. ESPN’s Jane McManus offered more. Just let that sink in, the Tallahassee police redacted all the information that could harm De'Andre Johnson, and published victim's ID info...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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