1. Florida State Football: How Clemson Has Become FSU's Biggest ACC Rival

    Florida State has had some significant ACC rivalries through the years. But even in the last 10 years, since Miami joined the conference, FSU 's biggest league rival has been Clemson...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 2 days ago 3,550 reads 4 comments

  2. Mark Blaudschun's Blitz: Jameis Winston Trouble Leaves Florida State Vulnerable

    They are the defending national champions. They have won 28 of their last 30 football games and 18 in a row. They have not lost since Nov. 24, 2012. They have last year's Heisman Trophy winner...

    Mark Blaudschun Written by Mark Blaudschun about 2 days ago 19,884 reads 55 comments

  3. Florida State's Ground Game—Not Sean Maguire—Could Be Difference vs. Clemson

    The national narrative may state otherwise, but a Florida State victory over Clemson Saturday night doesn’t depend on the right arm of Sean Maguire, who will get his first career start because of Jameis Winston’s first-half suspension ...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 3 days ago 2,654 reads 2 comments

  4. Everything You Need to Know About Jameis Winston's Backup: Sean Maguire

    Sean Maguire was an afterthought as part of Florida State's 2012 signing class. He was the other quarterback—a 3-star prospect from New Jersey. The afterthought, considered the No...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 4 days ago 11,791 reads 35 comments

  5. Cam Erving vs. Vic Beasley the Most Important Matchup in FSU vs. Clemson

    Vic Beasley had 13 sacks in 2013, putting together one of the finest pass-rushing seasons in ACC history. The number doesn't exactly come with an asterisk. Those 13 sacks are impressive, of course...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 4 days ago 1,257 reads 2 comments

  6. Florida State vs. Clemson Complete Game Preview

    Florida State hasn't had troubles putting up points on Clemson the past two years. Since Brent Venables arrived from Oklahoma and was hired as the Tigers' defensive coordinator before the 2012 season, he has helped the team improve gradually...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 6 days ago 9,676 reads 18 comments

  7. Florida State Football: Whitfield, Wilson Growing into Expanded Role for 'Noles

    Florida State has resolved one of its biggest concerns going into the 2014 season: the lack of consistent receiving options after senior Rashad Greene. It's no surprise that Greene leads the team with 15 receptions and 283 yards...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 9 days ago 2,473 reads 4 comments

  8. Florida State Football: What the Noles Learned About Clemson During the Bye Week

    Before Florida State and Clemson square off in the Sept. 20 showdown at Doak Campbell Stadium, both programs get the well-timed benefit of a bye this weekend. For No...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 10 days ago 7,835 reads 12 comments

  9. Florida State Football: What You Should and Shouldn't Be Concerned About

    FSU coach Jimbo Fisher likes the early bye weeks. Following a grueling three weeks of preseason camp and a 2-0 start with wins over Oklahoma State and The Citadel, the Seminoles ...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 13 days ago 5,338 reads 7 comments

  10. Florida State Football: Depth Will Prove Invaluable as Season Moves Along

    Florida State often puts points on the board with players like Jameis Winston, Rashad Greene and Karlos Williams. And the Seminoles have one of the nation's top defenses because of Jalen Ramsey and Mario Edwards Jr...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 14 days ago 7,858 reads 13 comments

  11. The Citadel vs. Florida State: Game Grades, Analysis for the Seminoles

    No. 1 Florida State did exactly what it was supposed to do Saturday night by easily handling The Citadel in a 37-12 triumph at Doak Campbell Stadium...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 14 days ago 5,050 reads 19 comments

  12. Jesus 'Bobo' Wilson Returns: What It Means for Florida State's Offense in 2014

    He may only have three career catches to his credit, but Florida State missed Jesus “ Bobo ” Wilson in the team’s close-call victory over Oklahoma State last weekend...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 17 days ago 5,002 reads 10 comments

  13. What Should Florida State Really Be Ranked After Week 1 Win over Oklahoma State?

    No matter how you evaluate Florida State's season-opening performance against Oklahoma State, the Seminoles should still be considered the No. 1 team in college football...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 19 days ago 7,161 reads 62 comments

  14. Florida State Football: Report Card Grades for Every New Starter

    Florida State officially kicked off its title defense this past Saturday by holding off Oklahoma State in a 37-31 victory, and several new starting Seminoles played integral roles in the opening-weekend win...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 19 days ago 4,330 reads 4 comments

  15. Florida State vs. The Citadel Complete Game Preview

    There will be very little drama or doubt. Florida State will take the field on Saturday against The Citadel, and the Seminoles will win...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 20 days ago 6,095 reads 12 comments

  16. Jameis Winston, Florida St. May Find Path to Keeping Title as Hard as Winning It

    Unbeaten? Very possible. Invincible? Not so fast, my friend. When preseason No. 1 and defending national champion Florida State opened its season against Oklahoma State on ...

    Mark Blaudschun Written by Mark Blaudschun about 20 days ago 34,677 reads 49 comments

  17. Florida State vs. Oklahoma State: Game Grades, Analysis for the Seminoles

    Final Stats: Florida State 37, Okl ahoma State 31 It wasn't pretty but it still resulted in a familiar outcome for No. 1 Florida State; the Seminoles were once again victorious Saturday night, knocking off Oklahoma State, 37-31...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 21 days ago 6,863 reads 27 comments

  18. Florida State Has Work to Do If It Wants to Be a Playoff Team in 2014

    Jimbo Fisher still gets fired up and gives motivational speeches. But he's big on the short mantras that more often stick with teenagers and 20- and 21-year-olds who prefer Twitter-like bursts of conversation...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 21 days ago 9,523 reads 67 comments

  19. Florida State Football: Confidence in Coordinator, Player Talent Key for Defense

    There’s a good reason why Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher isn’t worried about opening the season Saturday night with a new defensive coordinator for the third time in as many seasons...

    Brandon Mellor Written by Brandon Mellor about 23 days ago 1,403 reads 0 comments

  20. Florida State Football: What to Expect from 'Noles Freshmen in 2014

    This is the time of year when all the time spent recruiting student-athletes pays off. Coaches are only as good as the recruits they bring to campus...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 25 days ago 4,812 reads 9 comments

  21. Jameis Winston: A 360-Degree View of College Football's Most Polarizing Figure

    He is a brilliant young man who does stupid things, a Heisman Trophy winner with an infectious smile who is the target of insidious accusations, a dual-sport star with what appears to be a dual personality...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Peter Kerasotis about 25 days ago 112,225 reads 20 comments

  22. Florida State Football: Depth Charts, Complete 2014 Preview and Predictions

    From Dallas to Dallas. Florida State's mantra is not meant to be arrogant. It's just an expression of the Seminoles' confidence, a knowledge of what they can accomplish on a long journey that begins Aug...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 30 days ago 8,091 reads 27 comments

  23. Florida State Football: Final Camp Stock Report

    Now the fun really begins for the Florida State football team. Tuesday's scrimmage—followed by a well-deserved day off on Wednesday—marked the end of the Seminoles' preseason camp...

    Bob Ferrante Written by Bob Ferrante about 1 month ago 5,883 reads 9 comments