FSU’s Deondre Francois: Heisman-level passing numbers in 2016?

Not a misprint. You read that right. Although Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois has often been (fairly) criticized for his inconsistency with regard to passing accuracy, it turns out that, as a redshirt freshman in 2016, he threw the ball about as well as Louisville’s Lamar Jackson— who won the Heisman Trophy last season. At least he did when it really mattered. Check...
Via Tomahawk Nation
12 days ago

FSU Football: Watch Deondre Francois put in off-season work (Video)

FSU football quarterback Deondre Francois works out in Arizona for the upcoming season. Deondre Francois is the most valuable player for FSU football according to the Top 5 players FSU can’t afford to lose in 2017 piece we did on Sunday. It’s true, the defense will be elite and is deep at several positions, but […] FSU Football: Watch Deondre Francois put in off-season work...
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12 days ago

Florida State football, recruiting news: How much would you bet on Derwin James to win the Heisman?

Justin Fields named top prospect in the country by 247sports. Football: At 50 to 1 odds Derwin James is a long shot to win the Heisman but there might be some good value to the bet because he’s just that good. I know that defensive players, especially ones not really involved in the offense, have virtually no shot at the Heisman, but … James is special. He is a play-making...
Via Tomahawk Nation
12 days ago

Nolecast: Florida State recruiting update, listener questions

Yet another episode of 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 Sauce...
Via Tomahawk Nation
13 days ago

FSU Football: FPI rankings like Noles to win ACC, not go unbeaten

FSU football is getting plenty of love from ESPN, who thinks they have the best chance of winning the conference while not going unblemished along the way. In less than two months, FSU football will finally kick off the much anticipated season with what may be the biggest opening weekend game in the history of […] FSU Football: FPI rankings like Noles to win ACC, not go unbeaten...
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13 days ago

Florida State might want to blitz Alabama

Take some chances with FSU’s corners on the Tide’s receivers? Alabama QB Jalen Hurts had an excellent true freshman season. He led the Tide to the championship game, which Alabama narrowly lost to Clemson. Hurts threw for 63 percent and 7.3 yards/attempt, with a 23/9 TD/INT ratio, and a QB rating of 139. That is all the more impressive when considering that Hurts also ran for...
Via Tomahawk Nation
13 days ago

VIDEO: Deion Sanders Gives Son Tour Of Florida State Facilities

Deion Sanders was a legend wherever he played. Sanders was a star for the Florida State football program before going on to be a top five NFL Draft pick and future Pro Football Hall of Famer. Recently, Sanders returned to his old stomping grounds in Tallahassee where he had some special company. Sanders posted a series of videos on social media where he is giving his son Shedeur...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago

FSU Football: Top questions for Seminoles defense entering 2017

FSU football had an up and down season in 2016 with the defense – here are the top five questions on that side of the ball heading into 2017. To say that it was a tale of two seasons for the FSU football defense in 2016 would be one of the biggest understatements in the […] FSU Football: Top questions for Seminoles defense entering 2017 - Chop Chat - Chop Chat - A Florida State...
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13 days ago

The evolution of Florida State football

Saturdays at Doak: The energy of 70,000 fellow football fans screaming the warchant in unison (every now and then) is invigorating at every level. The blood-pumping Marching Chiefs filling every inch of the stadium with horns and percussion stimulates adrenaline. Painting pictures of present-day Florida State football is easy. Imagining a Florida State football without dominant recruiting...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State League Player of the Week: LF Trey Amburgey – Yankees

The New York Yankees drafted Trey Amburgey in the 13th round of the 2015 June Amateur draft from St. Petersburg College. Image Source: MiLB.com Amburgey has moved through the Yankees farm system, starting in the Gulf Coast League and the Staten Island Yankees (Low-A) in 2015 where he batted a combined .346, with five home runs and 30 RBIs in 58 games. Last season he started the...
Via Legends On Deck
13 days ago

FSU Football: Top 5 reasons Justin Fields should commit to FSU

FSU football is in the mix for five-star dual threat quarterback Justin Fields. We look at five reasons why he should commit to the ‘Noles. FSU football is in the midst of one of the most important recruiting battles in recent memory regarding five-star quarterback Justin Fields. He’s the No. 2 rated quarterback in the […] FSU Football: Top 5 reasons Justin Fields should commit...
Via Chop Chat
13 days ago

FSU Alum: Bacon and Isaac shine in NBA Summer League

Two former FSU basketball standouts shine in the NBA Summer League. The NBA Summer League saw two former ‘Noles play well after being selected with the No. 6 and No. 40 overall picks in the NBA Draft. Jonathan Isaac was selected by the Orlando Magic in the first round, and Dwayne Bacon was taken by […] FSU Alum: Bacon and Isaac shine in NBA Summer League - Chop Chat - Chop Chat...
Via Chop Chat
14 days ago

FSU Football: Website says Jimbo Fisher has amazing job security

FSU football has been able to keep Jimbo Fisher from jumping ship the last two seasons – and one site says his job is pretty safe in Tallahassee. While sometimes he catches flack from the fanbase of FSU football, there is no doubt that Jimbo Fisher has done one heck of a job bringing back […] FSU Football: Website says Jimbo Fisher has amazing job security - Chop Chat - Chop...
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14 days ago
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