JIMBO FISHER NEWS

Realistic Expectations for FSU in 2015

With the recent news of former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson transferring to Florida State, it’s time to gauge the expectations for this 2015 squad. First and foremost is talent — the basic threshold of any team looking to win a national championship is recruiting more blue chip (4 and 5 star) players than not. FSU does meet this benchmark at the sixth-best rate in the...
Via Noled Out
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Golson Transfer Changes the Betting Game

News of recent transfer QB Everett Golson gave put the odds in Florida Sate’s favor. On Monday, Clemson was the slight betting favorite for the ACC crown at 5Dimes sports book and Casino, but the Everett transfer gave the Seminoles the new edge. Although Jimbo Fisher has not guaranteed the starting QB position to Everett Golson, he has been given the green light to compete for...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Loses Linebacker 3-4 Months to Surgery

The Florida State Seminoles announced late Tuesday that linebacker Matthew Thomas would miss 3-4 months due to his shoulder surgery. 247 Sports announced the news on Twitter. Jimbo Fisher says Matthew Thomas will be out 3-4 months after shoulder surgery. Expects him to play at least half the season. — Noles247.com (@Noles247) May 20, 2015 Fan Buzz originally reported on the...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State LB Matthew Thomas Out 3-4 Months After Shoulder Surgery

Junior linebacker Matthew Thomas, who returned from a suspension to play in eight games (three starts) for Florida State last season, will miss three-to-four months following shoulder surgery according to head coach Jimbo Fisher. Shoulder problems have plagued Thomas during his time in Tallahassee, and he suffered his latest setback during spring practice.  Fisher revealed Thomas’...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jimbo Fisher Says Everett Golson “Brings A Lot To The Table”

Florida State officially added former Notre Dame QB Everett Golson to its program today, and the graduate transfer is a solid bet to win the starting job in Tallahassee. FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher reportedly did not promise Golson first-string status, but he seems to like what the South Carolina native has to offer to the position.  Speaking at a booster event in Tampa this evening...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Did Not Promise Everett Golson Starting Job

In what has been the biggest piece of news in the college football world this week, Everett Golson announced in an unsurprising move that he would be transferring to Florida State for the 2015 season. Reports immediately came rolling in that head coach Jimbo Fisher had given Golson the starting position before he made his decision. According to College Spun and Brett McMurphy, those...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fisher did not promise Golson starting job

It’s official – former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is transferring to Florida State. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s already won the starting job. In fact, as ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reports, Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher made sure to communicate to his newest signal-caller that he is not guaranteed the starting gig before summer camp starts. He’ll...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What Does Everett Golson Bring to the Table for FSU?

The line of quarterbacks waiting to play for Jimbo Fisher got a little longer Tuesday when it was announced that former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson would transfer to Florida State for his final year of NCAA eligibility. Many FSU fans were surprised by the decision and didn’t give the notion much credit initially. We had already been dragged along with the Braxton Miller...
Via Noled Out
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Here's Why Everett Golson Should Choose LSU

Everett Golson is going to make his decision on which school he will be transfering to on Monday, and all signs point to Florida State. But are Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles the right choice? Golson should strongly consider Les Miles and the Tigers instead. For a couple of years now, LSU has been a solid quarterback away from making a national title run. Golson would be the answer...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC still feels slighted, wants to battle public perception

When College Football Playoff Chief Operating Officer Michael Kelly showed up at the ACC spring meetings in Amelia Island, Fla., this week, the aggrieved coaches took the opportunity to air their grievances.Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher believes his team was snubbed last season, according to ESPN's Andrea Adelson. The Seminoles were the reigning national champions and had...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former FSU Head Coach Bobby Bowden Admits to Avoiding the SEC Because it Was Too Tough

Bobby Bowden had a heck of a career as head coach of the Florida State Seminoles. When people think of Florida State football coaches they may think of Jimbo Fisher first now, but thoughts of Bowden will not be far behind. So when he talks about the Seminoles people are going to listen.Now if only he was saying things that actually helped the university.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Notre Dame QB Everett Golson visits Florida State and Florida

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, seeking a replacement for Jameis Winston, said he spoke with Golson and told him he'd have to earn the starting spot.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
11 days ago

Jimbo Fisher: Florida State 'negotiating' with Everett Golson

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher made a poor choice of words when answering questions related to the recruitment of Notre Dame graduate transfer Everett Golson on Tuesday. Fisher said, “We’re negotiating, we’re talking right now. We’re going through things, staying in contact with him.” OK, obviously that doesn’t sound right, but we’re fairly certain Fisher was...
Via Rumors and Rants
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher confirms FSU ‘negotiating’ with Everett Golson

As soon as it was announced that quarterback Everett Golson would be transferring from the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the Florida State Seminoles were named as the favorites to land the signal-caller. On Tuesday, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed that the two sides have met. Then, Fisher provided some interesting commentary, when he said that Golson and the Seminoles...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: Ex-Irish quarterback Golson visited Florida State

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says he has met with Everett Golson about the possibility of the former Notre Dame quarterback transferring to the Seminoles. Fisher told reporters Tuesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference spring meetings in Amelia Island, Florida, that Golson visited Florida State's Tallahassee campus on Monday. The coach said he would not...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher says QB Everett Golson visited Florida State

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says he has met with Everett Golson about the possibility of the former Notre Dame quarterback transferring to the Seminoles. Fisher told reporters Tuesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference spring meetings in Amelia Island, Florida, that Golson visited Florida State's Tallahassee campus on Monday. The coach said he would...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Says FSU Is “Negotiating” With Everett Golson, Calls Him A “Great Young Man”

Earlier today, news came out that former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is visiting Florida today. Yesterday, Golson was at Florida State, and Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher has confirmed that he has spoken to Golson and is interested in bringing him into the program. Jimbo Fisher met w/Everett Golson Monday. “We’re negotiating. He’s a great young man.” — Brett McMurphy...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke's David Cutcliffe tops one writer's ACC head coach ranking

Jimbo Fisher may have a national championship reputation at Florida State and Paul Johnson may be able to turn an offense of a bygone era into a unstoppable machine at Georgia Tech, but Matt Hayes of Sporting News believes the best coach in the Atlantic Coast Conference is actually Duke's David Cutcliffe. Hayes recently ranked all 14 of the ACC's head coaches and Cutcliffe topped...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher’s Record in the Draft at FSU

It’s hard to emphasize just how amazing it is that FSU replaced a legendary coach with a great coach in Jimbo Fisher. Usually programs have trouble filling the gaping holes that figures like Bobby Bowden leave — not so with the Seminoles. While questions surrounded some of his conservative tactics early in his career, Fisher made sure that those concerns were squashed and now...
Via Noled Out
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL draft may be FSU's best recruiting tool

The proof is in the pudding, or in Florida State’s case, it’s in the pros. The 2015 NFL draft turned out to be a three-day testimonial to the tutelage provided by Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher and his staff. This year FSU led all colleges with 11 draft picks, and set the record for most selections over a three-year period with 29."The NFL draft is a weekend we as coaches...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft In Review: The Programs That Won And Lost This Past Weekend

Success in the NFL Draft is a badge of honor for college football programs. It’s also a great tool to use on the recruiting trail. On Thursday, the 2015 NFL Draft started, continuing until Saturday night. With its conclusion, it’s time to look at which schools came away from the weekend with the most to brag about (and a couple that are hanging their heads): * No. 1: Florida...
Via The Student Section
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State sets new mark with 29 players drafted in two years

Over the past two years, the Florida State Seminoles have become recognized as one of the top college football programs across the land and NFL franchises have begun to take notice. On Saturday, the Seminoles set the record for most players drafted over a two-year span accumulating 29 total draft picks. The University of Miami and University of Southern California previously held...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Jameis Winston first overall

With the first pick in the NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Jameis WInston, quarterback, from Florida State. This was expected and has no real impact on the plans for the Miami Dolphins. Here is his scouting report, courtesy of Justin Capriotti (@JCapSports). On the field, Jameis Winston is everything you want in a quarterback from a raw skills standpoint. He has...
Via PhinManiacs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Florida State Posts Graphic Bragging About Amount Of NFL Talent Seminoles Are Producing

Florida State’s football program is on the verge of making history.  The Seminoles have had 18 players selected in the NFL Draft over the last two years. The current modern-day record for most players selected from a single college in a three-year span is 28 (USC – 2008-10; Miami 2002-04). So, FSU needs to have 10 players selected in this year’s draft to tie the record and...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU's Fisher: Winston's crab legs caper an isolated incident

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says Jameis Winston's comments that the ex-Seminoles quarterback believed he had an understanding with an unidentified grocery store employee that led to the much-publicized crab legs shoplifting incident are likely true. Asked about Winston's comments Wednesday during an Atlantic Coast Conference coaches teleconference,...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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