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An FSU Fan Compared ESPN’s Michelle Beadle To Hitler

Well, college football fans – we’ve hit a new low. Tuesday morning, the beef between ESPN’s Michelle Beadle and Florida State football supporters started back up again, after the SportsNation host tweeted out a hate letter she recently received. A few hours later, however, she tweeted out something much more inappropriate. One user – who has since deleted the evidence ...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook’s lawyer claims client is innocent

Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook has been charged with misdemeanor battery after allegedly punching a woman in the face outside a local Tallahassee bar, but his lawyer claims that the charges shouldn’t even be there to begin with. Speaking to Joe Schad of ESPN, Cook’s lawyer, Ricky Patel claimed that the charges against his client were completely false and that...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

De’Andre Johnson Believes He Deserves a Second Chance After Hitting Woman in Bar

Former Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson made news again on Tuesday, asking for a second chance after hitting a woman in the face last week. He shocked the sports world in the worst possible way last week when footage surfaced of the incident. Not surprisingly, he was subsequently cut from the FSU football team, which was the only logical consequence for his disturbing...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU’s Nate Andrews “Laughing” At Haters After Rough Week

It’s been an ugly offseason for Florida State and its fans. Seminoles supporters have had to endure numerous off-the-field issues relating to their players, including two separate incidents involving alleged domestic violence. As a result, FSU has been greatly criticized by college football fans and analysts. Junior defensive back Nate Andrews isn’t worried, though. Monday night...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU president meets with football team: We need to do better

Florida State University president John Thrasher last night met with the school’s football team in light of recent incidents surrounding its players, namely former quarterback De’Andre Johnson and suspended running back Dalvin Cook. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported the meeting. Thrasher addressed the meeting in a statement, and it’s clear that he...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Mocks Florida State Fans, Again

ESPN personality Michelle Beadle is not a fan of Florida State supporters – especially those who like to voice their Seminoles pride on Twitter. In the past, she’s even gone as far as to call them “filth.” Today, after one FSU fan wrote her a ridiculously long (four-page) hate letter, she both outed him and mocked him on the social media medium. This guy seems mad &...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dismissed Florida State QB De’Andre Johnson Speaks Publicly On “Good Morning America”

Former Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson spoke publicly for the first time since his dismissal from the university.  Johnson appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, getting interviewed by Michael Strahan.  The former four-star recruit was dismissed from FSU last week after a video surfaced showing the quarterback punching a woman in a Tallahassee bar. Johnson apologized...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Florida State QB De'Andre Johnson Apologizes for Punching Woman in a Bar

Former Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson is breaking his silence on what happened that night at the bar when a surveillance camera...
Via Athlon Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: Florida State DE DeMarcus Walker Thanks ‘Nole Nation For Its Support

Arguably no program has come under more recent scrutiny for the off-field behavior of its players than Florida State football. This summer in particular, the Seminoles have already dismissed one player for violence against a woman and suspended another for being accused of the same.  On the same day that University President John Thrasher met with the team and coaches about the...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State President John Thrasher Releases Statement After Meeting With Football Team Today

Dalvin Cook Suspended Last week, Florida State dismissed freshman quarterback DeAndre Johnson after video surfaced of him punching a woman in the face at a Tallahassee bar. Over the weekend, they suspended running back Dalvin Cook for allegedly doing the same.  These two incidents were the latest in a run of off-field issues for the Seminoles over the past couple of years. Earlier...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook was cited last year for mistreating puppies

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook was arrested on Friday and charged with misdemeanor battery after a woman claims he punched her in the face outside a bar. Those who have followed the 19-year-old’s career in Tallahassee know that was just the latest incident in a string of legal issues over the past year. As...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Catching Up with Richie Andrews: Former FSU Kicker Working to Revolutionize Headgear

They’re rarely talked about when they come through, but never forgotten when they fail. That’s the placekicker. Over his four years at Florida State, Richie Andrews — a young man with a big leg from Fort Lauderdale — blossomed into one of the best in the country. Andrews began his Florida State career under head coach Bobby Bowden in 1987. That year, the Seminoles began a...
Via Noled Out
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher bans Florida State players from bars: Report

It looks like Florida State football players will have find some new places to hit on women this season. After news broke Friday that Florida State running back Dalvin Cook would be charged with battery after allegedly punching a woman outside a Tallahassee bar, Jimbo Fisher released a statement saying he would hold players accountable for their actions, and promising that "we...
Via The Other Paper
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher reportedly banning Florida State players from bars

Jimbo Fisher has seen too many bad things happen with his players at bars, so he has decided to do something about it. According to The Tallahassee Democrat sports editor Jim Henry, Fisher met with his Florida State football players Saturday and told them that bars are now off limits. Word is FSU coach Jimbo...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: Report: Bars “Off Limits” To Seminoles Players After Dalvin Cook, De’Andre Johnson Incidents

After multiple incidents between Florida State players and women at bars, Seminoles players will no longer be allowed to go out. Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher met with his team today following the battery charges against De’Andre Johnson, who has been dismissed from the team, and star running back Dalvin Cook. According to Jim Henry of The Tallahassee Democrat, Fisher told...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Preseason Position Breakdown: Running Backs

The 2015 season is less than two months away and for the majority of the offseason, the Seminoles have had much to feel good about in regards to the running back position. That was until Friday when the school announced the indefinite suspension of sophomore Dalvin Cook. FSU now looks to have more questions than answers, but still, the Seminoles have a very talented backfield. Depending...
Via Noled Out
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Comments On The “Recent Events” Involving Florida State Football Players

The past week has not been a good one for the Florida State football program.  On Monday, the Seminoles dismissed freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson after a video surfaced of the four-star quarterback punching a woman in a Tallahassee bar. Today, FSU indefinitely suspended starting running back Dalvin Cook, who is under investigation for battery. Cook allegedly punched a 21...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida State Starting RB Dalvin Cook Is Under Investigation For Battery

Florida State sophomore running back Dalvin Cook is currently under investigation for battery, according to a report by the Tallahassee Democrat. Per the report, Cook is under investigation for the battery of a 21-year-old woman outside a Tallahassee, Fla., bar on June 23. No charges have been filed yet.  Cook, a 6-foot, 203-pound back, rushed for 1,008 yards and eight touchdowns...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star OT Calvin Ashley Says Florida State Assistant Rick Trickett “Was Pissed” When He Committed To Auburn

Ashley announcing his commitment to Auburn. (Twitter/@whiteboii_Cali) Five-star offensive tackle Calvin Ashley is ranked as the No. 1 player at his position in the country. Naturally, Florida State hoped that they could keep the Orlando native in state and bring him up to Tallahassee. Instead, Ashley committed to Auburn in late May. He discussed his recruitment at The Opening in...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pair of 5-Star Florida State Commits Combine For Beautiful One-Handed Catch During Drills at The Opening

If you are in need for a football fix to help you get by till training camp starts look in on The Opening, a camp featuring the best of the best high school football players competing against each other. These will be the guys we are all going to watch on Saturdays (and some will even play on Sundays). It's like getting a sneak peek of things to come.Florida State fans will love...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State And Michigan Lead For 4-Star TE Naseir Upshur

A few weeks ago, Philadelphia four-star tight end Naseir Upshur released his top eight schools on Twitter. #Top8 pic.twitter.com/QtdUCukunV — Pop (@NaseirUpshur) June 26, 2015 While those programs are still in the mix, according to ESPN recruiting analyst Tom VanHaaren, two schools stand out from the rest for Upshur. TE Nas Upshur says he still has his top 8 but Michigan and...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State President John Thrasher Releases Statement On FSU’s Decision To Dismiss QB De’Andre Johnson

Florida State president John Thrasher has released a statement on the decision to dismiss Seminoles’ quarterback De’Andre Johnson after a video surfaced of the four-star freshman punching a woman in a Tallahassee bar last month.  Thrasher says “there is no question in my mind” that Jimbo Fisher made the correct decision to dismiss Johnson.  Here’s the full statement. ...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

When Did Florida State, Jimbo Fisher First See Video Of Dismissed QB De’Andre Johnson Punching Woman?

On Monday, Florida State dismissed four-star freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson after a video surfaced of the dual-threat QB punching a woman in a Tallahassee bar in June.  Some were critical of FSU and head coach Jimbo Fisher for taking until Monday night to dismiss the talented prospect.  Fisher and Florida State officials, though, reportedly didn’t see the video tape...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dismissing Johnson Was the Right Move for FSU

Florida State freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson’s career with the Seminoles ended Monday before it ever began. Johnson was suspended indefinitely on June 25th after it was reported that he had been accused of punching a woman in a bar. The State Attorney’s Office later charged Johnson with misdemeanor battery and he was dismissed Monday evening after video that shows Johnson...
Via Noled Out
22 days ago  |  Discuss

De'Andre Johnson claims woman he punched called him the N-word: Report

Florida State QB De'Andre Johnson is claiming that the woman he punched in the face in a Tallahassee bar fight last week called him the N-word before things got violent, according to the freshman football player's representative. Johnson is claiming that the woman started the altercation after the four-star freshman initially bumped into her at the bar and she said, "Get off...
Via The Other Paper
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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