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The 60s were a wild time in college basketball recruiting. There were essentially no rules and little enforcement. This is when the NCAA earned the reputation for only going after the little guy, as schools like UCLA and Kentucky had boosters who openly paid recruits and players. Jerry Tarkanian said that the "NCAA is so mad at Kentucky, it's going to give Cleveland State two more years' probation."
There were no binding agreements between programs and recruits, so players didn't belong to a school until they were enrolled in class. Some schools would try and get recruits on campus a couple of weeks early, and then they'd stash them in a remote cabin in the woods so that no one would have access.
This was supposed to change with letters of intent. In 1969 Florida State's Hugh Durham got a player named Ed Ratleff to sign one. Ratleff, from Columbus, Ohio, was considered by many to be the best high school player in the nation. With the new LOI'...
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Florida State and Florida have flip-flopped in the Associated Press top 25 rankings that were released on Tuesday.
The Seminoles moved up one spot to No. 10 in the AP poll by virtue of Monday night's 41-13 rout of Pittsburgh.
And Florida dropped two spots to No. 12 after a 24-6 win on Saturday over Toledo.
Another state team is on the verge of a return to the Top 25.
Since Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the hottest thing since Johnny Manziel, we figured you guys would want to see what he’s…
Florida State redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is currently giving us one of the greatest debuts in the history of college football. Winston, on the road at Pitt, has completed 17-of-18 pass attempts for 240 yards and three touchdowns, along with rushing for 15 yards and a touchdown on five carries. His former teammate (and current Buffalo Bill) E.J. Manuel is loving...
Scouting Notes from FSU vs. Pitt
Notes were taken on underclassmen also, but those notes will be held in check until those players decide the declear for the NFL.
Florida State Scouting Notes
LB - Christian Jones SR 6'4 - 235
Versatile player. Patient when waiting for the play to develop doesn't over extend himself. Diagnoses plays and reacts quickly...
Going into the 2013 college football season, Florida State starting quarterback Jameis Winston had been receiving a substantial amount of attention; I included Winston on my list of players to watch in 2013. After having one an extremely impressive first career start, the Winston bandwagon in starting to fill. Winston sliced up the Pittsburgh defense [...]
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Florida State started its season off with a bang — the Seminoles defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers 41-13 on Heinz Field. The star of the show Monday night was redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston, who completed 25-27 passes for a whopping 356 yards and threw four touchdowns. For obvious reasons, Winston has been making headlines leading into week 2 of the college football...
I know way too many Florida State Seminoles fans. It’s really a shame too, because I don’t go in on them about the time they only scored TWO POINTS in the 2001 Orange Bowl versus my Oklahoma Sooners because Josh Heupel is a GAWD and Snoop Minnis was ineligible and would’ve made no difference whatsoever […]The post Starting Lineups: The Famous Jameis Winston Era Has Officially...
Instead of the gold we are all used to, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and Co. sported a more subdued, nude-colored pair of pants.
Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston burst onto the scene in a huge way in his first career collegiate game on Monday night. The 18-year-old completed an incredible 25-of-27 passes for 356 yards and four touchdowns in a blowout win over Pittsburgh. He did not turn the ball over. The performance left many assuming Winston […]
Freshman phenom Jameis Winston has been garnering a ton of hype , after dominating in the Florida State spring game , and displaying his athletic prowess on the field for the FSU baseball team. And in his first career start against Pitt , a Monday Night game in front of the nation , Winston […]
Hear from head coach Jimbo Fisher, quarterback Jameis Winston and corner Lamarcus Joyner from the Florida State side; receivers Devin Street and Tyler Boyd, and quarterback Tom Savage from the Pitt side.
The freshmen were on display as Jameis Winston had the best debut for a Florida State quarterback in school history, completing 25-27 passes for 356 yards, with five total touchdowns. Tyler Boyd led Pitt with 151 all-purpose yards.
FSU redshirt freshman QB Jameis Winston officially introduced himself to American during Florida State's 41-13 beat down of Pitt to open the season.
Redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston passed for 356
yards and four touchdowns in a spectacular debut and No. 11 Florida
State dominated Pittsburgh 41-13 on Monday night.
Monday night provided the football world its first look at Florida State's highly touted redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston. To say...