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Florida State to prohibit fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games

The Florida State student government has passed an ordinance that restricts fans from wearing Native American headdresses at school sporting events, FSUNews.com reports.The resolution states that the student government "requests that the wearing of any Native American headdresses shall no longer be permitted into athletic arenas at FSU." Twenty-seven members voted in favor of the...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

FSU student reps discourage wearing headdresses to games

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Student representatives at Florida State University have passed a resolution discouraging the wearing of Native American headdresses at Seminoles games.The Student Government Association resolution, which passed April 20 by a 27-4 vote, is a nonbinding, formal opinion. It asks the university administration to consider adding the wearing of headdresses as...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

FSU student reps: No headdresses at Seminoles games

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Student representatives at Florida State University have passed a resolution discouraging the wearing of Native American headdresses at Seminoles games. The Student Government Association resolution, which passed April 20 by a 27-4 vote, is a nonbinding, formal opinion. It asks the university administration to consider adding the wearing of headdresses as...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida State bans fans from wearing headdresses at all athletic events

Florida State University has a unique relationship with the Seminole tribe that allows it to use certain imagery at athletic events. A vote on Tuesday by the Florida State student government will aim to keep the use of that imagery under their strict control in an effort to not offend Native Americans. All Native American headdresses will be banned from Florida State athletic events...
Via The Comeback
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

FSU SGA bans Native American headdresses at athletic events

Florida State’s student government has passed a resolution banning Native American headdresses at athletic events, FSView Editor-in-Chief Perry Kostidakis has learned. According to the FSView, Resolution 15 states that “the wearing of any Native American headdresses shall no longer be permitted into athletic arenas at FSU,” and was voted yes by 27 members, no by four and five...
Via College Spun
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes returning to Florida State for junior season

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida State guard Rathan-Mayes returning for junior season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent. Rathan-Mayes averaged 11.8 points and 4.4 assists last season. He has started 62 of his 65 games at Florida State and has four games where he has scored 30 points or more...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes returning to Florida State

Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes is returning to school for his junior season, the school announced this evening.  Rathan-Mayes had entered his name in the NBA Draft last month but did not hire an agent.  Rathan-Mayes Returns To Florida State -- https://t.co/1QbRBis2b5 pic.twitter.com/g2Cku8P3uS — FSU Basketball (@fsuhoops) May 2, 2016 Rathan-Mayes is averaging 13...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU Football: Top 5 Florida State Players In The NFL

FSU Football: Jalen Ramsey and Roberto Aguayo are the two newest additions to NFL rosters from the 2016 NFL Draft, but who are the best Seminole alums currently playing in the NFL? The ACC Digital Network brings you the top five active players from FSU.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

WATCH: Florida State vs. Clemson Baseball Highlights (April 30, 2016)

Florida State vs. Clemson: Chris Okey's 5-RBI performance fueled Clemson to a 10-3 victory over No. 3 Florida State. Okey ripped a 2-run single in the fifth inning before tomahawking an 8th inning 3-run shot to left field to put away the Seminoles. FSU's Steven Wells made a fantastic leaping catch to rob Seth Beer of a home run in the bottom of the first inning to keep the game...
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

Jimbo Fisher Hopes To “Retire At Florida State”

Florida State head coach Jimbo FIsher sat down with SportsCenter’s Hannah Storm Thursday morning ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft to discuss cornerback Jalen Ramsey, one of the highest-rated players in the draft.  He boasted about Ramsey’s athleticism and intelligence, and shared what he told general managers around the league about his former star. Fisher also discussed his own...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: FSU S Derwin James blazes through practice

Florida State fans worried about losing star defensive back Jalen Ramsey to the NFL Draft can now breathe a sigh of relief, as his potential successor in safety Derwin James appears primed and ready to step into that role in the secondary. In a video posted to his Instagram, James can be seen going through practice with authority and looking just as strong and athletic as Ramsey...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Quarterback Sean Maguire Posts Fantastic Photo In Graduation Cap And Gown

Sean Maguire will be playing out his final season at Florida State in 2016, but he is done with his undergrad studies and graduates in a few days. He and a few fellow soon-to-be FSU alumni teammates tried on their caps and gowns, and took an amazing photo from Florida State’s football facility. Truly has been the best four years of my life and an honor to graduate from...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: DB Jalen Ramsey

Collegiate Career Jalen Ramsey became the first freshman to start at corner at Florida State since Deion Sanders. He split time between corner and safety over his three seasons, never missing a game. Ramsey left FSU as a two-time All-American. Pros Ramsey has been projected as both a safety and a corner in large part due to his outstanding coverage skills which translate to both...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star ATH Justin Watkins releases top 5 with Florida State as favorite

Justin Watkins has been receiving plenty of interest as one of the top high school football athletes in the country. The four-star recruit from North Marion in Citra, Florida still has some time to make a decision on where he will begin his collegiate career as a member of the Class of 2018, but he is wasting no time narrowing the list of potential suitors. On Saturday morning,...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher briefly considered leaving Florida State in 2011 to be with son

The relationship between Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher and his son, Ethan, is pretty well documented in the college football world, if not just around Tallahassee. Fisher has his son by his side while running the Seminoles program and his son nearly caused Fisher to step away from coaching back in 2011. Ethan Fisher was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease (Fanconi...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher provides Dalvin Cook update

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher recently met with reporters to discuss the recovery of star running back Dalvin Cook, who underwent shoulder surgery recently. Per Fisher, via a tweet from Tom D’Angelo of The Palm Beach Post, Cook’s rehab is progressing well and he should be ready for June camp. Jimbo confirms what he said Monday that Dalvin Cook's rehab is "going fine...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers’ No. 3 draft pick getting ‘just as much action’ as Browns’ No. 2

As the 2016 NFL Draft draws nigh, teams at the top of Round 1 are getting bombarded by phone calls by teams looking to move up. The Cleveland Browns (No. 2) have been drawing all the media attention lately, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted Tuesday evening that the San Diego Chargers (No. 3) are getting “just as much action” for their pick. Some might assume this means we...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Four teams interested in No. 1 pick in upcoming NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft coming up in just a few short weeks, now is the time to not listen to much coming out of agents, GM’s and general NFL types. Separating the posturing from the real information isn’t an easy task.  However, according to a report from Tony Pauline of Draft Insider, there are at least four teams seriously considering the top spot currently held by Tennessee...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes declares for NBA Draft

The Florida State Seminoles were looking to be on the rise in the ACC when it comes to basketball. However, it looks like they could have some rebuilding to do as their third player, Xavier Rathan-Mayes, just declared for the NBA Draft. It was reported on Wednesday that Rathan-Mayes declared for the draft but did not hire an agent. It seems like the 6-foot-4 sophomore is taking...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State's Rathan-Mayes to enter NBA draft without agent

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State sophomore Xavier Rathan-Mayes will enter the NBA draft but not hire an agent. The 6-foot-4 guard is taking advantage of a rule where he can attend team workouts and the pre-draft combine to assess his prospects without losing eligibility. The deadline to withdraw and return to school is May 25. Rathan-Mayes averaged 11.8 points and 4.4 assists...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

University of Florida & Florida State announce April Fool’s merger

Some people do April Fool’s jokes better than others. In this case the people who run Florida and Florida State have some catching up to do. The school’s Presidents got together Friday and “announced” that the two schools are merging to form one super school known as UFFSU, and they even  made two snazzy videos for it. As noted in the second video, the new school would be...
Via The Comeback
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin ices Florida State kicker during pro day workout

If there’s one position teams around the NFL can’t take for granted, it’s kicker. Okay, that might be a bit absurd, but just ask the Minnesota Vikings how important this position is. More so than any team in the NFL, maybe outside of Minnesota, the Pittsburgh Steelers know this. They went through multiple kickers last season. Whether it was due to a lack of production or...
Via Sportsnaut
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Florida State’s gigantic new video board will be three feet bigger than Miami’s

The new video board behind one end zone at Florida State’s Doak Walker Stadium will be 56 feet tall and 120 feet wide, the university announced Friday. Exactly how big is that? – According to the Orlando Sentinel, the video board is three times larger and more than two times higher than its predecessor in Tallahassee. – The biggest video board in college football belongs...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook has added muscle, is an absolute monster

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook is one of the more exciting players returning to the field during the upcoming 2016 college football season, and he already appears to be in playing condition.  The Seminoles kicked off spring practice Wednesday afternoon in Tallahassee. After watching Clemson go on to capture the ACC title and move on to the College Football Playoff Final...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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