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Where and when the last 25 Heisman Trophy winners were drafted

Where and when the last 25 Heisman Trophy winners were drafted. 
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MMA fighter’s death aftermath: How will this affect UFC in NY?

The need to regulate mixed martial arts in New York was underscored following the death of an MMA fighter in an unregulated event in Dublin last week. Joao Carvalho, 28, of Portugal died Monday from injuries suffered while getting knocked out last Saturday by Charlie Ward, an Irishman, who is the teammate of UFC featherweight...
Via New York Post
13 days ago

Why MMA opponent’s death wasn’t my son’s fault

The father of an MMA fighter who punched his opponent to death in the cage says that his son was actually taking it easy on his opponent in the final round of the fight. Irishman Charlie Ward told his father, also named Charlie, that he was pulling his punches in the third round because he...
Via New York Post
16 days ago

Conor McGregor Reacts To Joao Carvalho’s Death In Ireland

Conor McGregor was at the National Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday night to watch his team-mate Charlie Ward fight, and was left stunned when just a couple of days after the event Ward’s opponent Joao Carvalho passed away due to a brain injury. McGregor posted his thoughts about the tragic event on his Facebook
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor heartbroken after MMA fighter dies in Ireland

MMA fighter Joao Carvalho died Monday night, just 48 hours after suffering a knockout loss to Conor McGregor's SBG teammate Charlie Ward in Dublin, Ireland.Carvalho, who hailed from Portugal, was seen by doctors after the brutal knockout, but stated that he felt fine. But a short while later, Carvalho was rushed to the hospital after reportedly suffering from a headache:McGregor...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MMA Fighter João Carvalho dies from injuries sustained during match

There is some very sad news in the mixed martial arts community, as news of João Carvalho’s death has been reported. Carvalho died on Monday, after complications from injuries suffered during a welterweight bout over the weekend. Carvalho was defeated by Charlie Ward at a Total Extreme Fighting in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. After the loss, Carvalho fell ill and was transported...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MMA Fighter Joao Carvalho Dies After TKO Loss At Irish Event

MMA fighter Joao Carvalho has died after suffering brain injuries after a TKO loss at a Total Extreme Fighting event in Dublin, Ireland this past Saturday night. The 28 year-old Carvalho had been fighting at welterweight against Charlie Ward, a team-mate of Conor McGregor who was being coached by John Kavanagh, on the main card
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Heisman Trophy winners who won a nat'l championship in the same season

Only 14 Heisman Trophy winners have gone on to win a national championship in the same season. How many can you name?
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 11 Florida State's Ramsey honored to wear Ward's number

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Charlie Ward is hoping that his cable gets fixed in time for Saturday's game between South Florida and No. 11 Florida State so he can see the number he made famous with the Seminoles back on the field. During the summer, the former Heisman Trophy winner who led Florida State to its first national championship, suggested to Jalen Ramsey that he could wear his...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU legend Charlie Ward gave Ramsey the thumbs up to wear his retired jersey

Florida State’s season-opening 59-16 victory over Texas State was filled with highlight moments. Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson threw four touchdown passes, while recently reinstated running back Dalvin Cook rumbled for 156 yards and two scores. But perhaps the most special moment of the night came when FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher decided to allow star corner Jalen Ramsey...
Via Fox Sports
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Legend Gives Current Star Blessing To Wear Number During Kick Returns

Earlier in fall camp, it was announced that FSU’s star defensive back, Jalen Ramsey, was going to be returning kicks for the Seminoles this season. Seeing as he wears #8 on defense, Ramsey would have to change his jersey number when returning kicks since the other returner, Kermit Whitfield, also wears #8. Saturday, we found out what number Ramsey would switch to … and it was...
Via Gamedayr
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jalen Ramsey to wear 17 on KOR with legend’s permission

During Saturday’s 59-16 win over Texas State, Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey made a controversial decision. That decision? He wore number 17 on a kickoff return for the Seminoles and that caused quite the ruckus in Tallahassee. It was reported in August that Ramsey would need to wear a different number on kickoff returns due to Kermit Whitfield wearing number 8. He walked...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Legend Charlie Ward Gives DB Jalen Ramsey Permission To Wear His Retired No. 17 Jersey During Kickoffs

It caused quite the stir when Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey put a No. 17 jersey over his normal No. 8 to return a kick against Texas State Saturday night in Tallahassee.  Why? Because the No. 17 belonged to former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Charlie Ward and has been retired at FSU for 20 years now. But FSU fans – especially the older ones who had the pleasure...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU DB changes jersey number to return kicks

No, you weren’t seeing things during the Florida State Seminoles’ season opener against Texas State. There really was a player changing his jersey number on the sideline. But it wasn’t because of a rip or a tear. Jalen Ramsey, arguably one of the best defensive backs in the entire nation, is going to be returning kickoffs for FSU this season. But there is just one problem...
Via Gamedayr
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up with Clay Shiver: Consensus All-American “Born a Seminole”

A 2-time All-American, 3-time All-ACC performer and a 4-year starter, former center Clay Shiver said being a Florida State Seminole was something that he was born into. Shiver was born in Tallahassee before moving to Tifton, Georgia at the age of 6. His brother, Stan, was a 4-year starter at safety for FSU and was tied for the team-lead in interceptions with a man named Deion Sanders...
Via Noled Out
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The 5 Greatest NBA Sixth Men Of All Time

The center is the 5, the power forward the 4, the small forward the 3, the shooting guard the 2, the point guard the 1. The sixth man can be any of those five positions, but the defining number for this position remains “6.” Yet, we’re going to choose only five of these super-subs, not six, as we continue our “Summer Best Tour” here at Crossover Chronicles. * JOE MANGANIELLO...
Via Crossover Chronicles
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Seminole Sound-off: All-time Favorite FSU Athlete

This week, we asked our readers and followers who their favorite Florida State athlete of all-time is. From the Staff Charlie Ward is a very close second, but for me, the answer is former running back Warrick Dunn. I was 8 years old when Dunn went down the sideline in Gainesville and then in the Orange Bowl, put FSU in field goal range against Nebraska. Dunn is not only FSU’s all...
Via Noled Out
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up with Tay Cody: All-American Working to Prepare Kids for College

Growing up about 80 miles from Tallahassee in Blakely, Georgia, Coronta “Tay” Cody watched cornerbacks like Deion Sanders and Terrell Buckley go on to win the Jim Thorpe Award and have All-American careers. After spending five years at Florida State and helping the Seminoles reach three straight national championships, his name was among them. “Coach (Bobby) Bowden was a big...
Via Noled Out
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Seminole Stand-off: Graham Gano vs. Dustin Hopkins

The previous edition of Seminole Stand-off was a special three-player match-up that included the three greatest quarterbacks in Florida State history. Charlie Ward, Chris Weinke, and Jameis Winston were all put under the microscope to see which one had the best case for a selection. While we concluded that Charlie Ward was the most deserving, Noled Out readers had a different idea...
Via Noled Out
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Seminole Stand-Off: Charlie Ward vs. Chris Weinke vs. Jameis Winston

Last week’s Seminole Stand-Off put two electrifying running backs on the scale to determine which would be selected for an FSU All-Time team. Amp Lee was chosen over Greg Jones for his almost unreal ability to find the end zone in all types of ways, though no one would deny both left unique legacies at Florida State. Readers also gave Lee in the nod with 68 percent of the vote...
Via Noled Out
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaaya Named on Maxwell Preseason Watch List

Atlantic Coast Conference Places 14 Players on Preseason  Bednarik Watch List; 11 on Maxwell Watch List Total of 25 Honorees Ties for Second-Highest Among All Conferences             GREENSBORO, N.C.—A total of 14 Atlantic Coast Conference defensive players have been selected to the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s...
Via CaneInsider
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Seminoles Named to Preseason Watch Lists

Total of 25 Honorees Ties for Second-Highest Among All Conferences GREENSBORO, N.C.—A total of 14 Atlantic Coast Conference defensive players have been selected to the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player, while 11 ACC players have been chosen to the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award, which is presented...
Via Noled Out
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up With De’Cody Fagg: Former FSU Receiver Making a Difference in His Hometown

At 6’3″ and 210 pounds, wide receiver De’Cody Fagg had the ability to make the tough grab over the middle, but was also fast enough to make plays after the catch during his time at Florida State. In four years at FSU, Fagg had more than 1,600 yards receiving and seven career touchdowns while helping lead the Seminoles to a pair of bowl victories and the 2005 ACC championship...
Via Noled Out
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones to Have FSU Jersey Retired

Former Florida State linebacker Marvin Jones’ No. 55 will be retired, the school announced Monday. Jones starred for the Seminoles from 1990 to 1992, winning the Butkus and Lombardi Award in his final season at FSU while finishing fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting. Jones was a 3-time All-American including a first-team and Consensus All-American in each of his final two seasons...
Via Noled Out
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nine star athletes who successfully ran for office

For college sports fans, it’s a bit of a dead period. The College World Series will be here soon, but the Final Four has long passed and the start of the 2015 college football season is still months away. Politics have been in the news lately with a number of candidates announcing their decisions to run for president in 2016. Rarely do sports and politics mix very well, but...
Via The Student Section
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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