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Florida looking to send Will Muschamp off with upset for the ages

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The scenes from that night here two years ago remain vivid. Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison's devastating hit on Seminoles quarterback EJ Manuel and Florida's fumble recovery; 24 consecutive points in the fourth quarter; Jeff Driskel's touchdown pass to Quinton Dunbar; Matt Jones' touchdown run to ice the game. Oh, and Will Muschamp's Gatorade bath. When collected...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Denies Telling Teams EJ Manuel Wouldn’t Be Good QB

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is refuting a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter that said he bad mouth former Seminoles quarterback EJ Manuel to NFL teams.   “I’m not sure why ESPN’s Adam Schefter would not reach out to me to get my thoughts on EJ Manuel or check the accuracy of his report,” Fisher said in the statement. “I never made those comments about EJ. I...
Via Thacover2
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Told NFL Teams EJ Manuel Wouldn’t Be Good Pro QB

The Buffalo Bills can’t say they weren’t warned. According to Adam Schefter, Florida State Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher actually gave teams a heads up that EJ Manuel probably didn’t have the tools to develop into a good NFL starting quarterback. Jimbo Fisher was glowing about EJ Manuel as a man, but very open and honest with teams about how limited he felt Manuel was...
Via Thacover2
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: NC State shocks FSU

Three years into the Jimbo Fisher era, the Seminoles were in rebound mode from the end of Bobby Bowden’s time. In 2012, the Seminoles were coming off of two decent years in which they combined to go 19-8 and received bowl bids to the Chick-fil-A and Champs Sports bowls. The Seminoles entered the season ranked seventh and had high hopes to win their first ACC Championship Game since...
Via Bloguin Best
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: NC State shocks FSU

Three years into the Jimbo Fisher era, the Seminoles were in rebound mode from the end of Bobby Bowden’s time. In 2012, the Seminoles were coming off of two decent years in which they combined to go 19-8 and received bowl bids to the Chick-fil-A and Champs Sports bowls. The Seminoles entered the season ranked seventh and had high hopes to win their first ACC Championship Game since...
Via The Student Section
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles Prepare to Face Two QBs vs. Clemson

As Florida State found out last season, replacing a successful veteran quarterback isn’t always impossible. Freshman Jameis Winston led the Seminoles to their third national championship and in the process, won the Heisman Trophy after replacing first round pick, E.J. Manuel, who went 25-6 as a starter in his Florida State career. For Clemson this season, the Tigers have are having...
Via Noled Out
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU’s Top Five Disastrous Losses Averted

To say that it’s unlikely that the Citadel will upset top-ranked Florida State on Saturday would be a huge understatement. In fact, it may take an act of God for this one to be decided by fewer than four touchdowns. In the past however, FSU has flirted with disaster. While Florida State isn’t likely to suffer the most embarrassing loss in school-history on Saturday, here is a...
Via Noled Out
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #9 2009′s Strong Finish

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners and losers from the first round of the NFL Draft

The 2014 NFL draft is stacked with talented players, but not every team came out of the first round smelling like roses. The Cleveland Browns and St. Louis Rams owned the draft with multiple picks, while the Buffalo Bills were among teams that made head-scratching decision. The New England Patriots almost made the “winners” list after taking Dominique Easley — a potential steal...
Via NESN.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU in Store for Another Record-Breaking NFL Draft?

The 2014 NFL Draft is upon us and Florida State has a number of players getting set to begin playing their football on Sundays. After a 14-0 season that culminated in the school’s third national championship, it’s no surprise that a number of Seminoles will soon be finding NFL homes. After a 12-2 campaign in 2012 that resulted in the school’s first ACC crown in seven years...
Via Noled Out
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Would another QB be so bad?

EJ Manuel is currently the future of the Buffalo Bills. The coaching staff has stated they will not bring in new competition at the position which begs the question, is this a good thing or a bad thing? There is precedent which says it’s a bad thing and that precedent has been set within the Bills organization not ten years ago.It was when former first round pick JP Losman was...
Via cover32 - Bills
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills EJ Manuel vs Rookie QBs, By the Numbers

The Bills season is about to wrap up and the focus of both the fans and coaching staff will shift towards next year. In order to succeed in the coming years, and end the league's longest playoff drought, its paramount that every position is evaluated and, if needed, improved.Is the quarterback position among those in need of an upgrade? Most would say yes, but there is plenty of...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

BCS title bout brings great anticipation, intrigue

The BCS Championship Game has been selected, and college football’s ultimate stage promises to serve fans and observers with arguably one of the most intriguing and entertaining matchups of the sixteen-year tenure under the system’s guide. It pits the SEC’s Auburn Tigers against the ACC’s Florida State Seminoles, a title bout which few could have foreseen before the season...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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