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Photos: Check Out Florida State’s New Players’ Lounge, Position Meeting Rooms

The Florida State athletic department is currently a couple years into an eight-year, $250 million project that will upgrade its facilities.  As part of the project, much of the Seminoles’ football complex will receive a facelift. A decent amount has already been constructed. The renovations are extremely impressive.  Thursday afternoon, Florida State’s official recruiting...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Seminoles Head to Dean Dome to Face UNC

After earning its first road victory of the season at Clemson on Monday, Florida State looks to make it two straight away from Tallahassee as the Seminoles invade Chapel Hill on Saturday to take on 15th-ranked North Carolina. With four players averaging in double-figures scoring, North Carolina comes in ranking in the top 20 nationally in points, rebounds and assists-per-game. North...
Via Noled Out
9 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU President comments on a potential ACC Network

Remember when we said last week when we asked Is and ACC Network announcement nearing? Well we were right, because some of the most definitive-positive ACC Network comments yet were made today. From FSU Website WarChant.com in an interview with Florida State president John Thrasher. Thrasher said he is excited about the future of the conference. He was particularly encouraged by...
Via SCACC Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Transfer adds to upstart Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Leticia Romero is back doing what she loves, playing basketball. Sidelined for several months in an eligibility dispute after transferring from Kansas State, the Spanish teenager has resumed her collegiate career in a lead role for No. 17 Florida State. The sophomore will play in just her seventh game since learning she'd be eligible at all this season when...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Pitchers Key to FSU’s 2015 Success

The start of the 2015 baseball season is less than a month away for Florida State and as always, expectations are high. The Seminoles are expected to begin the year in or at least near the top 10 in the major polls and on Tuesday, were picked by the ACC to win the Atlantic Division. Florida State returns ACC Player of the Year D.J. Stewart along with leadoff man Josh Delph, but the...
Via Noled Out
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminoles Picked by ACC to Win Atlantic

Tuesday January 20, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: Virginia Named 2015 ACC Baseball Preseason Favorite Cavaliers picked to win league; Florida State tabbed to repeat as Atlantic Division champs GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia has been selected as the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 14 head coaches. The Cavaliers were named by...
Via Noled Out
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Bowden wants the 12 wins taken from him restored too

Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden saw former Penn State coach Joe Paterno get back the 111 victories the NCAA had vacated from his record as sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal. Now, he'd like to see the 12 victories the NCAA took away from his coaching record restored as well, wondering aloud to The Associated Press last week, "Am I going to get my 12...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

5 LESSONS We LEARNED FROM THE NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

By now you’ve heard all of the lessons learned from the first college football playoff. The old Bowl Series was stupid (they’d have had Alabama – Florida State in the championship). The SEC is overrated. The Big Ten is underrated. Urban is better than Saban. Defense and rushing beat up-temp spread offense. OSU has 3 QBs better than Mariota. Jerry Jones is the luckiest man...
Via Busted Coverage
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rathan-Mayes' 17 lead Florida State to 59-55 win

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Florida State freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 17 points and the Seminoles held on to beat Clemson 59-55 on Monday night. The Seminoles (10-9, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) saw their 12-point second-half lead cut to 56-55 on Rod Hall's foul shot with 23.3 seconds left. But Devon Bookert followed with a foul shot and Rathan-Mayes a breakaway layup as Florida...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes leads way as Florida State holds off Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Florida State freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 17 points and the Seminoles held on to beat Clemson 59-55 on Monday night. The Seminoles (10-9, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) saw their 12-point second-half lead cut to 56-55 on Rod Hall's foul shot with 23.3 seconds left. But Devon Bookert followed with a foul shot and Rathan-Mayes a breakaway layup as Florida...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes leads way as Florida State holds off Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Florida State freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 17 points and the Seminoles held on to beat Clemson 59-55 on Monday night. The Seminoles (10-9, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) saw their 12-point second-half lead cut to 56-55 on Rod Hall's foul shot with 23.3 seconds left. But Devon Bookert followed with a foul shot and Rathan-Mayes a breakaway layup as Florida...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball Player of the Week: Montay Brandon

It was winless week for Florida State, but yet another efficient one for junior Montay Brandon, who leads FSU in both scoring and rebounding this season. Brandon is the Florida State Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time this season for his performances against Pittsburgh and N.C. State. Brandon earns the honors for the week of January 12th through the 18th after shooting...
Via Noled Out
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star CB Iman Marshall Visiting Michigan On Monday

Five-Star CB and #4 overall player in the country, according to Rivals, Iman Marshall, is set to visit Michigan on Monday. It’s thought that he will commit to USC or Florida State, but the fact that Michigan got him on campus is a good sign. On my way to Michigan #GoBlue — Biggie (@iman_marshall8) January […] The post Five-Star CB Iman Marshall Visiting Michigan On Monday appeared...
Via Diehardsport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 20 Florida St. women beat Virginia Tech 59-44

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Shakayla Thomas scored 19 points, Maegan Conwright added 12 including three 3-pointers and No. 20 Florida State women cruised to a 59-44 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday. Florida State (17-2, 4-1 ACC) has now won four straight, and 13 of its last 14, games. A layup and a jumper by Thomas sparked an 11-2 run which gave Florida State a 21-9 about 8 minutes before...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet FSU’s Candidates to Succeed Winston

The Jameis Winston era at Florida State has come and gone. The era which spanned only two seasons produced a 27-1 record, two ACC titles, and a national championship. Winston earned the school’s third Heisman Trophy in 2013. With National Signing Day not here yet, the 2015 season seems like light years away. One of the big questions for the Seminoles in 2015 will ultimately be...
Via Noled Out
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is the Duck Whisperer

When we last saw Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston doing something with ducks it didn't go very well. That's putting it lightly--it sucked. In light of how the game went you would think he might not like ducks.As it turns out that is not the case at all.@_MarcusD_/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State falls to North Carolina State 72-63

The Seminoles lost at home to the Wolpack on Saturday, dropping to (9-9) overall and (1-4) in conference play. FSU struggled in the first half to get any real kind of rhythm offensively and were down 12 points at halftime 42-30. In the second half the Seminoles settled down and went to work on chipping the lead, with Xavier Rathan-Mayes and Montay Brandon getting hot, picking good...
Via Noled Out
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State holds off Florida State 72-63

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Trevor Lacey scored 17 points, including five in the final 1:22, as North Carolina State held off a Florida State second-half rally to escape with a 72-63 victory Saturday. The Wolfpack (13-6, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) led by as many as 19 on the way to a 42-30 halftime lead, but Florida State caught up at 60 on Brandon Allen's tip-in with four minutes...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jameis Winston Loves Ducks and Ducks Love Him, Too

You’d think after getting demolished by Oregon in the Rose Bowl, 59-20, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston would not like ducks.  But that is not the case.  The Heisman Trophy-winning former Seminole is a big fan of ducks, and the birds love him, too.     The most friendliest ducks I’ve ever been around #SanDiego A video posted by Jaboo Winston (@jaboowins5) on...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowden happy to be No. 2 behind Paterno in career victories

Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden says he is glad the NCAA restored Joe Paterno's vacated victories and happy to be bumped to No. 2 on major college football's career wins list behind the late Penn State coach. The NCAA and Penn State reached a settlement Friday in a lawsuit that challenged the legality of the consent decree used to sanction the school in 2012 for the Jerry...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

All That and a Bag of Mail: Assassin Girlfriend Edition

It's Friday, time for y'all to pretend to work while reading the mailbag.  Yay. Our beaver pelt trader of the week goes out to the Delta Gammas from Florida State. I know this video has been out there for two months, but y'all deluged me with it this week. Enjoy.  And I love all of you.  On to the mailbag.  James G. writes: "I normally don't follow NASCAR, but I couldn't help...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mia Khalifa Holds Press Conference To Discuss Braxton To Florida State

Cardale Jones is holding press conferences. Mia Khalifa is holding press conferences. Urban Meyer is on Letterman. Ohio State is holding trophies. What the hell is going on with college football? Suddenly Ohio State is the center of the universe and everyone wants a piece of the program. Look, we all thought that Cardale was headed to the NFL. Then he came back to school. We all...
Via Busted Coverage
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Share Your Seminole Story: Favorite FSU Non-Football Athlete of All-Time

In a new segment we’re calling “Share Your Seminoles Story”, we’re let our fans and readers sound off about a particular topic. We’re hoping to do this weekly and our first ever question was: Who is your favorite non-football FSU athlete of all-time? From the Staff For me, it’s definitely former Florida State basketball star Al Thornton. After being a 1-star recruit from...
Via Noled Out
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida State CB P.J. Williams

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, out attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Live we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. After focusing on the offense yesterday, we’ll flip […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida State CB...
Via Steelers Depot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 20 Florida St women beat Pittsburgh, 58-43

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Leticia Romero scored 19 and grabbed seven rebounds, and Shakayla Thomas added 13 and 10 to lead No. 20 Florida State women to a 58-43 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday. Romero and Thomas combined to make 14 of 24 (58.3 percent) field goals while the rest of the team shot 26.8 percent. Florida State (16-2, 3-1 Atlantic Coast) shot 46 percent and forced 13 Pitt...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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