FSU Football 2014: 12 Steps To Another National Title

Nine days and counting. There may not be a bigger FSU fan on Football Nation than myself – waiting for my alma mater, FSU, to defend its national title this season. Starting the year off in Dallas against Oklahoma State is just the right way to get things started.According to Athlon Sports, Florida State ended the SEC’s run of dominance with a 34-31 victory over Auburn to win...
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10 ‘Noles Pegged as Preseason All-Americans

This past week, USA Today released its preseason All-American team which features seven different Florida State players. USA Today joined Athlon Sports, Sports Illustrated and Phil Steele/ESPN as major publications to release All-American teams. Among those four outlets, 10 Seminoles were named either a first or second team All-American. Here’s a look at those players: Roberto...
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Florida St attempts to maintain historic offense

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Jimbo Fisher isn't looking for the record-setting numbers his Florida State offense put up en route to winning the final BCS national championship. The coach doesn't believe the Seminoles need that. ''I don't talk yards or anything like that or points,'' Fisher said. ''It's about the efficiency of our offense and how...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey dismissed from practice

The Tallahassee Democrat is reporting that Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey was kicked out of practice Sunday for what is being described as involvement in several physical plays, with the last ending with QB Jameis Winston being knocked to the ground. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Ramsey was warned and called it a lack of leadership and character.  Fisher shared, “He was told not to do...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pre-season Position Breakdown: Special Teams

The 2013 BCS National Champions will be getting their 2014 campaign underway in Dallas on August 30th. After winning its first national championship in 14 years last season, Florida State looks to have a very good shot at defending its title. Though quarterback Jameis Winston will garner most of the attention, FSU looks to be solid from top to bottom as Noled Out continues its position...
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Seminoles’ Offensive Storylines for 2014

As the 2014 season nears, Florida State looks to become just the fourth team to win consecutive national championships in the last 30 years. FSU enters the season ranked #1 in the coaches poll and on a 16-game winning streak — the longest in the nation. With a match-up with Oklahoma State in Dallas just over three weeks away, here are the story lines that will surround the Florida...
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2015 NFL Draft: Running Back Speed Scores

The 2015 NFL draft-eligible crop of running back is one of the best in years. With the draft still being 9 months away, and the combine slowly creeping up at 6 months, it’s hard to gauge what could change to these prospects draft stocks in that time. A formula, though, — one created by FootballOutsiders.com — tells us how a running back’s height and weight can help decipher...
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Five Bold Predictions for FSU in 2014

For defending national champion Florida State, the beginning of its title defense is less than a month away. The Amway Coaches Poll has the Seminoles ranked preseason #1 and FSU has been picked by many to make a repeat run at the national title. While it’s way too early to give great speculation on what’s to come this season, here are five bold predictions for the Seminoles in...
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Seminoles’ Top Preseason Ranking Comes as No Surprise

With the nation’s longest winning streak at 16 games and a returning Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback, it came as little surprise on Thursday that Florida State will begin the 2014 season as the nation’s top-ranked team in the USA Today Coaches Poll. The Seminoles garnered 56 of a possible 62 first place votes and start the year as the nation’s #1 team for the first time...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU lands nine on preseason All-ACC team; two UM players picked

Defending national champion Florida State paces the Atlantic Coast Conference with nine preseason All-ACC honors, as announced Wednesday morning. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, one of just three consensus All-Americans entering the 2014 season, is joined on offense by five teammates: senior running back Karlos Williams, redshirt senior offensive tackle Cameron Erving...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pre-season Position Breakdown: Offensive Line

The 2013 BCS National Champions will be getting their 2014 campaign underway in Dallas on August 30th. After winning its first national championship in 14 years last season, Florida State looks to have a very good shot at defending its title. Though quarterback Jameis Winston will garner most of the attention, FSU looks to be solid from top to bottom as Noled Out continues its position...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 ACC returners, non-QB edition: Offense

Quarterbacks get most of both the credit and the blame, and it's one of the reasons that non-quarterbacks rarely win the Heisman Trophy. So who are the best returning players in the ACC entering the 2013-14 season, not including those quarterbacks who already get enough credit? (Note: These players were picked both based on what they've already done and what they're likely...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Football 2014: Top 20 Players In The Conference

First off, allow me to apologize for the fact the majority of the players on the “Top 20 Players of the ACC” list come from Florida State. When it comes right down to it, there are the Seminoles … and there is everyone else. The cream continues to rise to the top in Tallahassee, where head coach Jimbo Fisher works his recruiting magic.Jameis Winston, Karlos Williams and a defense...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-season Position Breakdown: Running Back

The 2013 BCS National Champions will be getting their 2014 campaign underway in Dallas on August 30th. After winning its first national championship in 14 years last season, Florida State looks to have a very good shot at defending its title. Though quarterback Jameis Winston will garner most of the attention, FSU looks to be solid from top to bottom as Noled Out continues its position...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: 5 Reasons The Seminoles Will Win It All In 2014-15

The month of June is right around the corner and football season fast approaching, the Florida State Seminoles are focusing on football off the field when it should be worried about defending its national title.The recent actions and indiscretions of Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston has put a few of the more important football-related issues with the school on the...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU's new faces make mark as they battle for spots on team

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Spring is a time for a new beginning. Three months have passed since Florida State won a national title, and the Seminoles have plenty of shoes to fill for 2014. Florida State needs to replace five starters on offense and five on defense. The holes don't look as glaring when factoring in that Florida State returns a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback (Jameis...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State Seminoles reveal new uniforms

Florida State University unveiled their refined Seminole Head logo that has been approved by Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie. “We unveil today the state-of-the-art uniforms and the look that is the future of Florida State Athletics,” said FSU Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox. “Florida State will now be the only Nike team, college or professional, wearing...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The ACC's 20 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

The ACC will rebuild in 2014 just like every other school. But the 2014 version will still have the National Champions on board, the Heisman Trophy winner on board and the best offense in the country on board. Guess the new version will be a lot like the old scene.With Clemson rebuilding its offense and Miami dealing with a new quarterback and a running game hole, this could be a...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU looking to evaluate members of revamped backfield in spring

FSU is looking to replace significant contributors to one of the most productive offenses in the history of college football. The Seminoles scored 723 points, an all-time record, during their 2013 championship season. FSU has plenty of firepower returning: QB Jameis Winston looks to repeat as the Heisman Trophy winner and will have proven weapons around him like WR Rashad Greene...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

Repetition is not always a good thing. When it comes to winning national titles in college football, repetition is a VERY GOOD THING.Welcome to the 2014 NCAA college football season – a year where a national champion in Florida State will try to do the same thing Nick Saban and his Alabama Crimson Tide have done four of the last four seasons – win national titles in succession...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New enrollees boost FSU program, future looks solid

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coaches had a feeling that they could lose Devonta Freeman or James Wilder after the national championship game. As it turned out, both opted to enter the NFL draft. Florida State retains just one tailback with any significant college experience in Karlos Williams, who converted from safety in September and ran for 730 yards and 11 touchdowns. The...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles in good shape even if some juniors leave early

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- The groundwork for the 2014 team already has begun for Florida State coaches. There's plenty of work to do ahead of National Signing Day in February. But coach Jimbo Fisher also wants to secure the commitments of a large group of juniors that are weighing the decision of staying in Tallahassee or entering the NFL Draft a year early. Those players have...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kickoff return propels Florida State to title

America, meet Kermit Whitfield. In a game with a Heisman winner, a Heisman finalist and future NFL players everywhere, a true freshman pulled Florida State off life support and helped the Seminoles comeback for a 34-31 victory over Auburn in the final BCS championship game. The Seminoles trailed 24-20 with less than five minutes remaining when Auburn kicked off following a 22-yard...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU uses 3 tailbacks to put up big gains on ground

Although Florida State does not have a back with the numbers put up by Auburn's Tre Mason, a trio of Seminoles combined for nearly 2,200 yards and 32 touchdowns while complementing Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston this season. Mason finished seventh nationally with 1,621 yards, averaging 5.7 yards per carry for the second-ranked Tigers (12-1), who play No. 1 Florida State...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: Jameis Winston wins the Heisman Trophy

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston became the youngest Heisman Trophy winner Saturday night in New York. Winston, 19 years and 342 days old, is the second straight freshman to win the Heisman after Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel last season. Winston earned 2,205 points. Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron was second with 704 points. Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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