Florida State looks for more stops from revamped defense

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State's bid to repeat as national champions last season was doomed in part by a defense that ranked among one of its worst in the school's 68-year football history. Without a reliable pass rush, opponents averaged four touchdowns and nearly 400 yards a game and the Seminoles gave up 30 points or more five times. In their last two games of the season...
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Florida State looks for more stops from revamped defense

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State `s bid to repeat as national champions last season was doomed in part by a defense that ranked among one of its worst in the school's 68-year football history. Without a reliable pass rush, opponents averaged four touchdowns and nearly 400 yards a game and the Seminoles gave up 30 points or more five times. In their last two games of the season...
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Five Areas FSU Must Improve in 2015

The last three seasons have been very good to Florida State as the Seminoles have collected three ACC titles, two major bowl victories and the school’s third national championship. After another perfect regular season in 2014 that was followed by a 59-20 loss to Oregon in the Rose Bowl, expectations are not nearly as high for 2015. Though many preseason publications have the Seminoles...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills sign rookies Miller, Williams to contracts

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have signed third-round pick John Miller and fifth-round pick Karlos Williams to their rookie contracts. Miller was chosen 81st overall and has a chance to start at guard this season for the Bills. The 6-foot-2, 312-pound from Louisville started 47 of 48 games with the Cardinals. Williams was chosen 155th overall out of Florida State. The...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Bills Select Karlos Williams in the Fifth Round

With the 155th overall pick, the Buffalo Bills select...Karlos Williams, running back, Florida State.The Bills have once again added another Williams to the squad increasing the current total to six (Aaron, Chris, Duke Kyle, Karlos, and Mario). But what does the newest Williams bring to the table?First and foremost, Karlos Williams is an athlete. The running back actually started...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Ties School-Record with 11 Taken in Draft

Florida State tied a school-record with 11 players taken over the 3-day 2015 NFL Draft. The 11 selections equaled the record total set just two years ago. FSU also broke a record previously held by Miami from 2002-04 for picks over a 3-year span with 29. After Jameis Winston went first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cameron Erving went 19th to the Cleveland Browns in the...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Take 3 Florida State Seminoles In NFL Draft, Are Now #FSUNorth

Florida State is dominating this NFL Draft, with 11 players selected this year. The Buffalo Bills were especially bullish on the Seminoles, taking three in their six picks: Ronald Darby, Karlos Williams, and Nick O’Leary. The Bills’ social media manager is embracing that fact, and has referred to the team as #FSUNorth. You mean…go Bills! Same difference today. #FSUNorth https...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Planning a Buccaneers Draft: the Fifth Round

The first four rounds have come and gone. In our projections, here is what the Bucs will do with their first four picks.Round 1: Jameis Winston, Quarterback, Florida StateRound 2: Preston Smith, Defensive End, Mississippi StateRound 3: Ty Sambrailo, Offensive Tackle, Colorado StateRound 4: Josue Matias, Guard, Florida StateMatias is the pick in the fourth round because he can come...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Will FSU Miss Most From 2014?

Spring practice is underway in Tallahassee as Florida State has the unenviable task of replacing its winningest senior class ever. The Seminoles not only lose seven senior starters on offense, but FSU also loses five players early to the NFL Draft with four coming on defense. The future remains bright for Florida State as the ‘Noles hope to build on three consecutive ACC crowns...
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Round Projections for Seminoles Entering the Draft (Pre-Combine)

In a not-so-surprising development, FSU leads the nation with 12 NFL Combine invitees for 2015. The last three years have seen 22 Seminole football players drafted into the NFL, including four taken in the first round. In this time-frame, every position except quarterback, tight end, and offensive guard has been drafted out of FSU. Those three positions have a good chance of being...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Decision Time Coming for Key Seminole Underclassmen

Not only did Florida State’s Rose Bowl loss to Oregon last week end the nation’s longest winning streak, the nation’s longest bowl winning streak and the Seminoles’ hopes of repeating as national champions, but it also brings about the end of several notable FSU careers. Four senior starters along the offensive front along with running back Karlos Williams, receiver Rashad...
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Ducks Snap FSU’s Streak at Rose Bowl

Thursday January 1, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: FLORIDA STATE DEFEATED BY OREGON, 59-20 PASADENA, Calif. (Seminoles.com) – The worst appeared to be over. After a first half full of miscues and missed opportunities, the Florida State Seminoles went into halftime here at the Rose Bowl trailing Oregon by only five points. FSU moved the ball with ease to start the third quarter...
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Karlos Williams scores late first half touchdown to make Rose Bowl close (GIF)

The Florida State Seminoles offense needed to respond and they did. With just 36 seconds left in the first half Karlos Williams Jr. found the endzone to cut the Oregon Ducks lead to 18-13. GIF: Karlos Williams has an easy path to the end zone. https://t.co/5t7sXiHuUC — Marcus (@_MarcusD_) January 1, 2015 Williams totaled 45 rushing yards in the first half with Dalvin Cook adding...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Senior Moments: Karlos Williams

Staying four years is no longer incredibly common for major college football players. Too often today, the nation’s top prospects are quick to leave school early and enter the NFL Draft. Florida State’s senior class has been part of one of the more incredible spans for a program with a very storied football history. In a series called “Senior Moments”, we’ll be looking...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Revisiting Bold FSU Predictions for 2014

The 2014 regular season has come to a close and as many in Tallahassee had hoped, Florida State will be part of college football’s first 4-team playoff. For Florida State in 2014, a number of things went wrong, but enough went right for the Seminoles to run the nation’s longest winning streak from 16 to 29 games. Prior to the year, I wrote a piece making five bold predictions...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

'Noles RB Karlos Williams ruled out of ACC title game with concussion

Florida State will attempt to win its second consecutive ACC title without one of it's most effective players. Running Karlos Williams won’t play Saturday vs. Georgia Tech after suffering a concussion in the Seminoles' game last weekend vs. Florida, the school announced on Thursday. Williams, a senior, ranks first on the Seminoles with 10 rushing touchdowns and second in rushing...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Noles Return to Streak’s Birthplace

Florida State eyes a third straight ACC championship on Saturday as the Seminoles look to notch a spot in college football’s first playoff and extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 29 games. The streak for Florida State is by far the longest in school’s history and as FSU seeks a 15th ACC title, it’ll be returning to the location and facing the team with which the...
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Preview: Seminoles Seek ACC 3-Peat in Charlotte

It would seem as though only one victory would separate Florida State from a trip to the first College Football Playoff although one can no longer be so certain as the Seminoles dropped to fourth in the College Football Playoff rankings. Florida State will aim to win a third straight ACC Championship on Saturday night as it takes on 11th-ranked Georgia Tech in Charlotte. Both the...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Florida State RB Karlos Williams Talks About How Much He Hates Florida

Florida State RB Karlos Williams understands how important this week’s rivalry game against Florida is for the Seminoles. In an interview with Warchant TV, Williams talked about how much he loathes the Gators, and how his hatred of Florida goes back to when he was in elementary school. According to Williams, he grew up an FSU fan, and since everyone in his school’s administration...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: ‘Noles Conclude Regular Season vs. Rival Gators

Florida State will look to improve to 12-0 on Saturday and run the nation’s longest winning streak to 28 games as it hosts arch-rival Florida. The Seminoles come in ranked first in the AP Poll, but remain third in the College Football Playoff rankings after a 20-17 win over Boston College last weekend. Florida comes in with a record of 6-4. The Gators dismantled Eastern Kentucky...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida State RB Karlos Williams Accidentally Makes First Career TD Reception

Lately it seems that the Seminoles tend to play like crap in the first half, come on strong in the second, and make it good down the stretch. Frustrating for Florida State's fans and haters, but it does make for compelling television, but how on Earth do they keep doing it? The answer to that is easy.They get real freaking lucky sometimes.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No Charges Against Florida State RB’ Karlos Williams

Florida State running back Karlos Williams, the team’s leading rusher this season, will not be charged with domestic violence stemming from an incident that allegedly took place back in October. No charges against FSU’s Karlos Williams for alleged domestic violence, Talley police investigation concluded — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 12, 2014 Williams had been...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU postpones Winston’s conduct hearing to December

Florida State’s investigative hearing centered on an alleged sexual assault involving quarterback Jameis Winston has been delayed until Dec. 1, according to multiple reports. The hearing, originally scheduled for the week of Nov. 17, will attempt to find out if the Heisman-winning Seminole violated the student conduct code.   I’m told #FSU conduct hearing on Jameis Winston...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State beats Virginia for 25th straight win

Florida State captured its 25th straight victory Saturday night as the Seminoles overcame a slow start to beat Virginia 34-20. Virginia scored all 20 of its points off of FSU turnovers. The Cavaliers held a brief 13-7 lead after a pair of Jameis Winston interceptions set up touchdown passes for Virginia sophomore quarterback Greyson Lambert. Florida State however, was able to take...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU’s Match-ups to Watch in November

Eight games are in the books for the defending national champion Florida State Seminoles and all eight have been victories. The Seminoles will close the season with their final three ACC games before concluding the regular season with its annual match-up with arch-rival Florida. As the 2014 season enters its final month, here are which match-ups to watch for FSU in November: Virginia...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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