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WATCH: Clemson, FSU, Both In The College Football Playoff? A Few Bold Predictions

Can Clemson and Florida State become the first two teams from the same conference to make the College Football Playoff, could Dalvin Cook reach a crazy milestone, can Louisville's Devonte Fields have a record-setting season? ACCDN host, Jeff Fischel, answers these questions and makes his bold predictions for the 2016 ACC football season.
Via ACC Digital Network
5 days ago

FSU Football: Ole Miss Coach Stages Mock Funeral To Motivate His Team

FSU football opens up play in less than two weeks against the Ole Miss Rebels. Their coach took an unorthodox approach to motivate his team. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze is a different type of guy apparently. According to a report Monday, he staged his own funeral to try to motivate his team. Say […] FSU Football: Ole Miss Coach Stages Mock Funeral To Motivate His Team - Chop...
Via Chop Chat
5 days ago

WATCH: Noles Insiders: Facebook Live from Scrimmage Two

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Layne Herdt and Tim Linafelt went live on Facebook following the Seminoles second scrimmage.

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher Interview: August 24

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Jimbo Fisher spoke to the media after the Seminoles second scrimmage.

Florida State's Walker looking to build on last season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) When DeMarcus Walker became the first Florida State player since 2012 to post double-digit sacks, many thought he would leave early for the NFL draft. Instead, Walker has returned for his senior season and anchors what could be a talented defense for the fourth-ranked Seminoles. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive end is also trying to become only the second...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Alumni In The NFL For 2016: Preseason Week 3 Edition

Here is a look at when former FSU football stars will be taking the field during Week 3 of the 2016 NFL Preseason. For fans of the NFL, the most important week of the preseason is upon us. Week Three is the time when each team will play their starters the longest and treat it […] FSU Alumni In The NFL For 2016: Preseason Week 3 Edition - Chop Chat - Chop Chat - A Florida State...
Via Chop Chat
5 days ago

FSU football practice report: True frosh gets first-team OL look

News, notes, and observations from the day’s Florida State practice. Post-scrimmage update WR Jesus “Bobo” Wilson was held out with a foot injury. Freshman RB Amir Rasul is doing “a heck of a job” according to Jimbo Fisher. WR Da’Vante Phillips impressed Jimbo Fisher. His skills in high school included toughness and making contested catches. DB Levonta Taylor was...
Via Tomahawk Nation
5 days ago

Which Florida State football position group has the least depth?

Or said another way, where would an injury to a starter be really bad news? A critical part of any run to a national title is functional depth-- particularly in the current College Football Playoff format in which most teams will be ending the season with a minimum of three consecutive games against high-quality opponents. The reality is, even the most talented teams have at least...
Via Tomahawk Nation
5 days ago

Derwin James leads loaded Florida State secondary

Florida State’s second-string defensive backs would start for many schools. 2015 was a very positive year for the Florida State secondary. Despite losing two corners to the NFL, FSU saw an improvement in pass defense efficiency. Superstar Jalen Ramsey made a seamless transition from the star position to boundary corner and was eventually drafted fifth, overall, by the Jacksonville...
Via Tomahawk Nation
5 days ago

FSU Football 2016 Preseason Preview: Game 8 vs. Clemson

Here is a look at how the 2016 season will play out for FSU football with our game preview and prediction. As we get closer and closer to the 2016 season kicking off in the world of college football, FSU football is preparing for their spot as one of the teams that will compete for […] FSU Football 2016 Preseason Preview: Game 8 vs. Clemson - Chop Chat - Chop Chat - A Florida State...
Via Chop Chat
5 days ago

Jimbo Fisher speaks glowingly about 2016 FSU football

He’s rarely this positive... On Tuesday evening, Seminole Head Coach Jimbo Fisher addressed the Tallahassee Quarterback Club in Florida’s capital city. He offered a number of confidence-inspiring platitudes, which our former contributor and current FSView Sports Editor Ariya Massoudi was good enough to pass along via social media: FSU Head Coach Jimbo Fisher speaking now...
Via Tomahawk Nation
5 days ago

FSU Football: Three Reasons Malik Henry May Never Start At FSU

FSU football has a good problem on its hands with a talented quarterback in Malik Henry who will likely redshirt in 2016. Will he ever start at FSU? FSU football got one of the prized quarterback recruits of the 2016 recruiting cycle when Malik Henry chose the ‘Noles. He was the fourth highest rated recruit […] FSU Football: Three Reasons Malik Henry May Never Start At FSU -...
Via Chop Chat
5 days ago

Florida State football, recruiting news: How many top 100 college players does FSU have?

Your daily dose of Florida State football, recruiting and alumni news. Football: Bleacher Report ranked the top 100 players in college football for 2016, with four of them coming from Florida State. Defensive end DeMarcus Walker (No. 99), offensive tackle Roderick Johnson (No. 67), defensive back Derwin James (No. 16) and running back Dalvin Cook (No. 5) all made the cut....
Via Tomahawk Nation
5 days ago

Steelers sign ILB Vince Williams to three-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) Linebacker Vince Williams signed a three-year contract Tuesday with the Steelers that will keep him in Pittsburgh through the 2018 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Williams, a 2013 sixth-round pick out of Florida State, is one of the Steelers' top reserve inside linebackers. He has played in 47 career games, making 13 starts. He has 85 tackles...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Football’s Offense Gets High Praise From NFL Head Coach

With the number of FSU football offensive players who have been picked into the NFL growing under Jimbo Fisher, the scheme gets praised by one NFL coach. When the 2017 NFL Draft rolls around next April, there will likely be another handful of FSU football stars who will make the transition from college to pro […] FSU Football’s Offense Gets High Praise From NFL Head Coach - Chop...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

Settling it on field: Bowls, role of AP poll change in 1990s

Florida State moved into the Atlantic Coast Conference and Penn State joined the Big Ten. South Carolina landed in the Southeastern Conference. The Big East gathered Miami, Syracuse, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Pittsburgh. As most of the powerful major-college football independents joined conferences in the early 1990s, it was becoming more difficult to create bowl matchups...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Healthy Sweat Should Have Opponents Perspiring

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: After playing at 85% in 2015, a healthy Josh Sweat looks to improve in his sophomore campaign.

FSU Football Predicted By Many Insiders To Make New Years Six Bowl

A growing number of projections for the 2016 season have FSU football heading to a select few spots, with most of them being in a  New Year’s Six bowl. We haven’t even kicked off the 2016 college football season and already the predictions are flying like crazy about what teams will play for the national […] FSU Football Predicted By Many Insiders To Make New Years Six Bowl...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

Florida State has never had a deeper offensive line under Jimbo Fisher

Florida State hopes competition produces elite play in 2016. Florida State’s offensive line in 2015 was much maligned. Some was deserved, some not. Nine players started at least three games due to injury and inconsistency. Ultimately that mixed lineup should pay dividends in 2016 as eight of the nine, and all of the regular starters return. At some of those spots, the returners...
Via Tomahawk Nation
6 days ago

ESPN analyst struggles to describe FSU football’s Dalvin Cook

But wouldn’t anyone? We’ve seen what the nation’s top coaches think of Florida State. We’ve also gotten the AP writers’ evaluation of the 2016 ‘Noles. And now, we’re receiving some more nuanced analysis from national voices, including a former Power-Five Head Coach somewhat flummoxed while trying to characterize the skill set of Seminole running back Dalvin Cook. ...
Via Tomahawk Nation
6 days ago

Florida State’s other running backs impressing in fall camp

The depth behind Dalvin Cook has left a positive impression. With position battles galore going on during Florida State’s fall camp, one of the few position groups with the starting spots already decided is the running backs. Dalvin Cook will open the 2016 season as the starting running back. However, when, not if, those behind Cook in the rotation are called upon to deliver, head...
Via Tomahawk Nation
6 days ago

WATCH: O'Wow- Connolly Continues to Dazzle

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Megan Connolly is looking to build on the success she had in her freshmen campaign.

FSU Football: Top 8 ‘Noles Freshmen Likely To Play In 2016

FSU football returns a ton of talent on both sides of the ball. However, there are several true freshmen that could make an impact in 2016. FSU football returns 17 of 22 starters from the past year with the majority of those starters coming on the offensive side of the ball. Coach Jimbo Fisher has […] FSU Football: Top 8 ‘Noles Freshmen Likely To Play In 2016 - Chop Chat - Chop...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

Florida State football, recruiting news: Two ACC teams in the playoff?

Football: When the College Football Playoff Rankings first debuted two years ago many casual, and not so casual, college football fans thought an ACC team had to be undefeated in order to make the playoff; and laughed at the thought of two ACC teams getting into the playoff while mocking four SEC West teams into the playoff. In the first two years the former was proven true with...
Via Tomahawk Nation
6 days ago

Picking the CFB National Champion

When the preseason polls were released, there was no surprise at the top: Alabama is ranked No. 1. But an Alabama repeat is hardly a forgone conclusion. There are several teams capable of challenging Bama, especially LSU and Florida State.
Via Sports On Earth
6 days ago
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