Coming off bye week, FSU defensive starters returning to health

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The bye week came at an advantageous time for the Florida State Seminoles, whose defense feature a long list of banged up players through the season's first two games. Three defensive linemen -- starters Eddie Goldman and Nile Lawrence-Stample and reserve Justin Shanks -- suffered lower-leg injuries during a rout of The Citadel on Sept. 6. Additionally, starting...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Power Rankings: BC rises, Hokies fall and can a third team step up?

There were some good things that happened for the ACC last weekend. Boston College knocked off a top-10 team, and the league went 8-2 overall, with one of the defeats coming in conference play. Three ACC teams won road games against FBS foes. All of that sounds good, right? Well, not exactly. A ranked Virginia Tech team, who many thought was "back" after knocking off...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State defensive backs ready to shine again

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The Florida State defensive backfield has dubbed itself the ''The No Fly Zone'' after finishing 2013 as the No. 1 pass defense in the country and setting a school record with 26 interceptions. The top-ranked Seminoles will have the opportunity to live up to the moniker when they face Oklahoma State in Arlington, Texas on Saturday. The Cowboys...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida State Seminoles season preview

The Florida State Seminoles return enough talent to contend for a repeat as national champions. However, it is always difficult for champions capture consecutive titles, but the new College Football Playoff does give four teams a shot at the coveted championship rather than just the long-time traditional two schools.Of course, returning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston leads...
Via College Football Universe
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles extremely confident in 'No-Fly Zone' secondary

"Anyone can say we're cocky, we don't care about that. We're convinced we're the best. We're going to work like we're the best ... that's how we are, we want to be the best, we believe we're the best, so we're going to work like the best and play like best." That was Florida State's versatile sophomore safety/cornerback Jalen Ramsey...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-season Position Breakdown: Secondary

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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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU secondary looking to continue domination

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Florida State junior cornerback P.J. Williams believes even though his Seminoles have had the best secondary in college football statistically speaking over the last three years that this year's version is going to be even better. And he may be 100 percent right. While all the attention is focused on Florida State's Heisman Trophy quarterback James Winston...
Via Fox Sports South
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Disciplinary hearing held for Darby, Casher in Winston rape case

Florida State University officials will hear from two witnesses and the accuser in the Jameis Winston rape case as part of a school disciplinary hearing. Florida State defensive back Ronald Darby and defensive lineman Chris Casher, both expected to be in the rotation for the Seminoles defense in 2014, could face discipline for possible violations of the school's code of conduct...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU Investigates Jameis Winston, Charges 2 Teammates In Rape Case

Weeks after leading the Florida State Seminoles to a national championship, quarterback Jameis Winston was quietly interrogated by university administrators, and two of his teammates were brought up on school conduct charges related to allegations that Winston raped a fellow student, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. It had not previously been known whether...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU’s Five Things For Spring; #5 – the secondary.

Note: Chas asked me to chip in and do a two-Blog series with the FSU Blog ChantRant in anticipation of our ACC opener with Florida State University.  Rich (of ChantRant) and I decided to address what we thought were five major concerns going into the Spring Practices then follow that up with an general article after the practices are over.  I like this format as it aquaints our...
Via Pitt Blather
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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