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Why Florida State Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

Florida State is coming off one of the best two-year runs by a program in recent memory. The Seminoles won 27 games from 2013-14, claimed the 2013...
Via Athlon Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Nauta’s Decomittment Means for FSU

Amir Rasul’s flip from Miami to Florida State on Monday gave the Seminoles something else to feel good about, but the biggest attention grabbing headline this week is the decommitment of the nation’s top tight end, Isaac Nauta. Nauta tweeted Tuesday that he had backed off his commitment to FSU and was opening up his recruitment. Rumors are swirling that the main contenders are...
Via Noled Out
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Defensive Back Nate Andrews Has A Really, Really Great Mother

What’s the worst part of being in college?  Well, nothing.  But, if you had to pick something, it’d probably be the fact that your mom can’t cook you food whenever you want it. Luckily for Florida State defensive back Nate Andrews, his mother is within driving distance. And she’s such a great mom that she’ll drive three hours to Tallahassee to cook her son some homemade...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Naseir Upshur Not Visiting Michigan For BBQ, Set To Take In Florida State

It was originally believed that four-star TE Naseir Upshur would be announcing his college decision on August 8th and be in Ann Arbor this weekend for the BBQ in the Big House.  Neither of those things seem to be the case now as Upshur has pushed back his decision and will be visiting Florida State next week according to ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren. #ESPN300 TE Nas Upshur says he...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What the Amir Rasul Flip Means for FSU

On Monday night, it was reported that long time Miami Hurricane running back commit Amir Rasul had flipped to in-state rival Florida State. The move had been expected for a while — some had been predicting it for a couple months — and was all but confirmed a couple days ago when Rasul had backed off from Miami. Rasul joins a 2016 Florida State class that currently ranks third...
Via Noled Out
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Analyst: ‘Watch Out For Michigan With Isaac Nauta’

Isaac Nauta, the nation’s top tight end recruit decommitted from Florida State on Tuesday.  Nauta, ranked as the No. 16 player in the 2016 class, is apparently looking at a number of schools after re-opening his recruitment. While Georgia is apparently the ‘team to beat’ at the moment for Nauta, 247Sports’ Josh Newberg reports that Michigan is a dark horse team for the...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Recruiting 2016: Isaac Nauta, “I kind of miss being close to home”

All the talk finally turned to action yesterday afternoon as Isaac Nauta de-committed from Florida State—officially re-opening his recruitment and letting loose a floodgate of conversation as to what it will mean for Georgia. To be honest, you don’t have to… Read more → The post Georgia Recruiting 2016: Isaac Nauta, “I kind of miss being close to home” appeared first...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Fan Luther Campbell And Florida State Coach Tim Brewester Exchange Twitter Barbs After Isaac Nauta Decommitment

When it comes to recruiting news, things are usually looking good in Tallahassee. Today, however, the Seminoles lost one of their top commits, five-star tight end Isaac Nauta. After the news broke, Miami superfan Luther Campbell of 2 Live Crew took the opportunity to take a shot at FSU tight ends coach Tim Brewster. @TimBrewster look like the gate open in Tallahassee — LUTHER...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU 5-Star commit says 5-star TE Isaac Nauta will ‘be back’

Florida State football received some bad news today from one of their 2016 commitments. Isaac Nauta, a five-star tight end in the 2016 class, announced on Twitter that he has de-committed from the Seminoles. Levonta Taylor, a five-star defensive back and current Seminoles commit, thinks Nauta will be back and even told fans on social media not to worry. He'll be back. Don...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook will not practice until situation resolved

Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook will remain on indefinite suspension and will not even practice or work out with the team until his legal situation is resolved. ESPN’s Joe Schad reported the development on Twitter. Jimbo Fisher said Dalvin Cook won’t practice or work out with team until legal resolution — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) July 28, 2015 Cook was suspended...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 2016 Football Recruit Decommits From Florida State

Isaac Nauta, rated as one of the top prospects in the 2016 class, has announced he is decommitting from Florida State.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Says Florida State’s Scrutiny Comes Because Of Success, Not Because They Have More Issues Than Other Programs

Has any program in college football faced more scrutiny in recent seasons than Florida State?  The Seminoles had to deal with Jameis Winston’s off-the-field actions, the dismissal of freshman quarterback DeAndre Johnson and the investigation of starting running back Dalvin Cook, among other things.  Is the scrutiny Jimbo Fisher’s program has faced deserved? The FSU coach appeared...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Football Gets 2014 ACC, CFB Playoff Rings And They Are Blinged Out

The 2014 Florida State football team got their rings for winning the ACC and making it to the College Football playoff.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Florida State Received Its ACC Champion And College Football Playoff Rings Today

Florida State did not defend its national championship in 2014, but the Seminoles still had a quality season.  The program won another ACC Championship and made the College Football Playoff. That’s not too shabby, and the team received rings today commemorating both accomplishments. The #Noles got their 2014 ACC Championship and College Football Playoff rings today! pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino Compares Louisville To Divison Rivals Clemson, Florida State: “We’re Right There”

When it comes to the ACC Atlantic division, and really, the ACC as a whole, it has been Florida State, Clemson, and then everyone else. Georgia Tech had a great 2014 season, and a few other schools have had moments here and there, but the Seminoles and Tigers have been the conference’s primary breadwinners for a while now. Louisville played its first season in the league last year...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State’s Red Lightning is now a NFL ball boy

One of the most beloved ball boys in college football history is now all grown up and has taken his talents to the next level. Frankie Grizzle-Malgrat, better known as “Red Lightning” at Florida State, has announced he will be joining the Atlanta Falcons for ball boy duties during training camp. A new journey begins today… Training Camp with the @AtlantaFalcons #RiseUp #DirtyBirds...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Ballboy Red Lightning Moves On To NFL

The Florida State Seminoles just lost a big piece of their most recent championship run to the NFL.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Preseason Position Preview: Offensive Line

Heading into 2015, Florida State has a number of big question marks. Perhaps none however, are bigger than its biggest unit – the offensive line. The Seminoles are replacing all five starters from last season’s opener including All-Americans Cameron Erving and Tre’ Jackson. Josue Matias and Bobby Hart brought a lot of experience to the offensive front as FSU enters the season...
Via Noled Out
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminole Sound-off: What Should FSU Do with Cook if Guilty?

This week, we asked our readers and followers what Florida State should do with running back Dalvin Cook if he were found guilty of punching a woman outside of a Tallahassee bar. From the Staff If the current allegations against Florida State running back Dalvin Cook turn out to be true, that would certainly be grounds for dismissal. The Seminoles parted ways with quarterback De’Andre...
Via Noled Out
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU’s Jacob Pugh laughs off ESPN’s Football Power Index

ESPN recently released their preseason top 10 in the “Football Power Index.” The ESPN FPI — which is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team’s performance going forward for the rest of the season — also “represents how many points above or below average a team is. Projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State takes stand against recent crimes

In light of recent events, Florida State University has taken action in an attempt to minimize future police interactions regarding their football program.  The school’s most successful athletic team has had several misfortunes this  summer leading to the dismissal of Freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson and indefinite suspension of sophomore running back Dalvin Cook.  University...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former FSU Players Refute Fisher’s Reputation on Discipline

In just five years as a head coach, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is among the nation’s most accomplished with a stellar 58-11 record, three ACC crowns and a national championship to his credit. Despite having mentors that include legends like Bobby Bowden and Nick Saban, Fisher has become one of the most vilified figures in college football. Much of the angst against the FSU...
Via Noled Out
13 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
16 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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