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Florida State Announces Date For 2015 Spring Game

The Florida State Seminoles have announced a date for the 2015 spring game, which will highlight another spectacular spring football weekend.
Via Gamedayr
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher's extension with FSU features sliding scale buyout

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jimbo Fisher's eight-year contract extension will begin with a $5 million salary in 2015 and includes a significant buyout if he chooses to leave Florida State before the end of the 2022 season. The school announced the contract Dec. 23, but released the financial details Wednesday as part of a public records request. The 49-year-old Fisher will owe $5 million...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big buyout for Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Jimbo Fisher's eight-year contract extension will begin with a $5 million salary in 2015 and includes a significant buyout if he chooses to leave Florida State before the end of the 2022 season. The school announced the contract Dec. 23, but released the financial details Wednesday as part of a public records request. The 49-year-old Fisher will owe $5 million...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Commit Deondre Francois Sticking With The ‘Noles After Officially Visiting UF

Deondre Francois, the No.1 dual-threat quarterback in the country according to Rivals, will stay true to his pledge to Florida State despite officially visiting Florida over the weekend, according to multiple reports. The Bradenton (Fla.) IMG signal caller will sign with the Seminoles on National Signing Day next week. It doesn’t appear that Francois is afraid of competition ...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clouds over Winston getting darker?

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is perhaps the best quarterback in this year’s draft. Many mocks have him penned to the Buccaneers with the No. 1 pick but unfortunately there are hurdles to sure-up that selection.  Winston’s accuser, Erica Kinsman, will be a part of a documentary titled The Hunting Ground due for release on March 20. The movie is about the growing...
Via The Bay Cave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim goes public about her 'ordeal' in documentary

The woman who accused Florida State University football star Jameis Winston of raping her has come forward for a new documentary that premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. Kirby Dick's The Hunting Ground (trailer at bottom) investigates sexual assault on campuses across the country and features Erica Kinsman —  the college coed who claims she was raped by 2013 Heisman...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston’s Accuser Tells All In Sundance Documentary ‘The Hunting Ground’

Erica Kinsman, who accused the Heisman Trophy-winning Florida State quarterback of a brutal sexual assault, opens up about her ordeal in filmmaker Kirby Dick’s new documentary, ‘The Hunting Ground.’ The Sundance film, exposes an ‘epidemic’ of rape in American colleges and Winston becomes a star in the film. In The Hunting Ground, a compelling documentary examining the...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Catching Up With James Coleman: From Short Yardage Specialist to Performance Specialist

From 2002-05, there was no player Florida State looked to more often in short yardage situations than Tallahassee native and fullback James Coleman. Coleman finished his Florida State career with just a 2.6 yards-per-carry average, but scored seven touchdowns over his final two seasons including the lone Seminole touchdown in a 10-7 victory over Miami on Labor Day in 2005 to snap...
Via Noled Out
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video of Winston working on his mechanics

One of the knocks of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been his mechanics for throwing the football. Many have (ridiculously) referred to it as being similar to that of former Buccaneers quarterback Byron Leftwich — a slow wind up with average release speed. While Winston may have a wind up that that drops the ball low before it leaves his hand, his release has...
Via The Bay Cave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Hires Brad Lawing As New Defensive Ends Coach

The Florida State Seminoles hired Brad Lawing to be their new defensive ends coach, and it might affect prospects' minds.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Check Out Florida State’s New Players’ Lounge, Position Meeting Rooms

The Florida State athletic department is currently a couple years into an eight-year, $250 million project that will upgrade its facilities.  As part of the project, much of the Seminoles’ football complex will receive a facelift. A decent amount has already been constructed. The renovations are extremely impressive.  Thursday afternoon, Florida State’s official recruiting...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Seminoles Head to Dean Dome to Face UNC

After earning its first road victory of the season at Clemson on Monday, Florida State looks to make it two straight away from Tallahassee as the Seminoles invade Chapel Hill on Saturday to take on 15th-ranked North Carolina. With four players averaging in double-figures scoring, North Carolina comes in ranking in the top 20 nationally in points, rebounds and assists-per-game. North...
Via Noled Out
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminoles Picked by ACC to Win Atlantic

Tuesday January 20, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: Virginia Named 2015 ACC Baseball Preseason Favorite Cavaliers picked to win league; Florida State tabbed to repeat as Atlantic Division champs GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia has been selected as the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 14 head coaches. The Cavaliers were named by...
Via Noled Out
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet FSU’s Candidates to Succeed Winston

The Jameis Winston era at Florida State has come and gone. The era which spanned only two seasons produced a 27-1 record, two ACC titles, and a national championship. Winston earned the school’s third Heisman Trophy in 2013. With National Signing Day not here yet, the 2015 season seems like light years away. One of the big questions for the Seminoles in 2015 will ultimately be...
Via Noled Out
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is the Duck Whisperer

When we last saw Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston doing something with ducks it didn't go very well. That's putting it lightly--it sucked. In light of how the game went you would think he might not like ducks.As it turns out that is not the case at all.@_MarcusD_/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Skip Bayless Still Thinks Florida State Is Better Than Oregon

There aren’t many college football fans who, after watching Oregon demolish Florida State this past Thursday in the Rose Bowl, believe that the Seminoles are a superior team to the Ducks. But ESPN First Take host Skip Bayless, who is known for taking interesting stances at times, believes just that. Bayless seems to believe that the Ducks “out-schemed” the Seminoles, and that...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Player Claims Team Returned To Keyed Cars, Slashed Tires

Florida State accomplished a lot over the last couple of season, so one would think the Seminoles might return to a warm homecoming despite losing the Rose Bowl. Think again. Anthony Valdes is a linebacker for the Seminoles, and he shared some eye-opening tweets Saturday morning, as the Noles returned to Florida after getting their doors blown off in the Rose Bowl. Florida State’s...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Players Told By Rose Bowl Officials Not to Shake Hands After the Game

With the way the game went the Florida State Seminoles were already getting blasted all over the internet before the Rose Bowl ended. Then the game ended and rather than cross the field and shake hands like they have since they were playing pee wee most of the Seminoles headed right for the locker room.That, of course, gave the internet something else to blast Florida State over...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU LB says players had their cars keyed, tires slashed

Florida State won 29 consecutive games in a row before falling to Oregon in Thursday’s Rose Bowl game – a ridiculous feat. According to Seminoles linebacker Anthony Valdes, the one loss is one too many for some people. Valdes claims that people keyed their cars and slashed their tires after the game. We assume that his use of “our” means himself and his teammates. People...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminole semifinal aftermath: appreciating the FSU run

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Sometime in the fourth quarter of the 2015 Rose Bowl, I made the mistake of getting on Twitter for a second. I like to know if I’ve missed anything, mostly news wise, while I was doing things more important than hanging out on the Internet for three hours. Bad mistake. Nothing unites today’s hipster Twitter Americans like the misfortunes...
Via The Student Section
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Helfrich: Oregon players who did ‘No Means No’ chant will be disciplined

Mark Helfrich says the Oregon players who mocked Florida State and Jameis Winston with a “No Means No” version of the Tomahawk chop chant will be disciplined by the program. “We are aware of the inappropriate behavior in the postgame. This is not what our programs stand for, and the student-athletes will be disciplined internally,”...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Herbstreit rips Florida State for not shaking hands (Video)

Kirk Herbstreit was harsh on Florida State during the Rose Bowl game on Thursday. At one point during the second-half blowout, he said that the Seminoles had quit. He kept up his criticism of the team by pointing out after the game that most of the players left the field without shaking hands with their...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Fans Are Being Brutal To Dalvin Cook On Twitter

Florida State fans are not used to losing, and many of them are showing it with the way they’re attacking freshman running back Dalvin Cook on Twitter. Cook, who has been a breakout star for the ‘Noles down the stretch this season, has two fumbles in the Rose Bowl against Oregon, which have helped the Ducks break the game open. Florida State trails 59-20 with 9 minutes left,...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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