1. The Ten Best (And Worst) Moments In The History of Florida—Florida State

    TAMPA—The history, the prestige, the implications, and the dynamism of two polar opposites, who happen to be less than 200 miles apart. On one end—the Florida Gators, the other—the Florida State Seminoles...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about 5 years ago 2,547 reads 6 comments

  2. Little Tomahawk Will Chop Like a Chief: FSU's Manuel Will Dominate

    TAMPA—This Saturday is a do-or-die football weekend for the Seminoles of Florida State. Coming off of an impressive win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, E.J...

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  3. Shifting Gears: Going from Ponder-matic to Manuel

    TAMPA—Sam Bradford, Matt Grothe, Tony Pike...Christian Ponder. Not only was it ugly for the Maxwell semi-finalist on Saturday night, it was possibly season ending...

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  4. Florida State vs. Clemson: Spiller vs. Ponder

    TAMPA - A lot of hubbub has been made in the College Football landscape surrounding the recent burst of special teams and the running output of a talented young man out of Clemson, South Carolina this 2009 season...

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  5. Gator Bait: Why the Florida State Seminoles Could Upset the Florida Gators

    TAMPA, Fla.—Five years. Five years of being the whipping post for the Florida Gators. This year may just be a bit of the same, but before we throw in the towel on the Seminoles' season, I'm ...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about 5 years ago 1,707 reads 10 comments

  6. North Carolina-Florida State: Seminole Injury Losses Make Must-Win Even Tougher

    Tomorrow night, Bobby Bowden will face another uphill battle to regain a losing cause that has become FSU's worst start in 32 seasons...

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  7. An Open Letter to Mr. Tony Dungy: Florida State Needs You

    An open invitation to Mr. Tony Dungy: Dear Mr. Dungy, It has been my profound experience as a Tampa native for the last 14 years (minus four years in Tallahassee for college), and as a young ...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about 5 years ago 663 reads 9 comments

  8. Feeling Minnesota—There's No Place Like "Dome"

    The Land of 10,000 Lakes, (really, it's closer to 15,000) has decided to declare it's top icon of all time—no, not Prince, Tiny Tim, Bob Dylan, or Jesse the "Mind" Ventura...

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  9. The Beginning of the End: Forcing Out Coaching Legend Bobby Bowden

    TAMPA—I hate rainy games. Have I ever mentioned that? It seems to bring out the worst in fans, players, and coaches alike. I just dad-gum hate 'em. I'll bet Coach Bowden's getting there too...

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  10. FSU: F-rustrated, S-addened, U-nranked...Again

    The future of the Big Three is about to change—forever. In one game, the South Florida Bulls went from a team on the outside looking in—a bubble bunch—to a team on the inside looking out...

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  11. FSU vs. USF: Growth Spurts and Grothe Pains

    This Saturday was supposed to be a lose-lose for Florida State. That was the hope of Bulls fans when former FSU athletic director Dave Hart began talks with South Florida toward scheduling a home-and-home series late into the 2008 season...

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  12. Manic Monday: A Recap Of FSU's Explosive Weekend

    TAMPA—A little after 10 P.M. on Saturday evening, (8 P.M. Mountain,) the Florida State Seminoles showed the nation that the No. 7 Brigham Young Cougars were not quite ready for the national stage...

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  13. BY-Undertaken: The Grass Is Greener in The Florida State Sod Cemetery

    Before Saturday Night's contest, Florida State was on the hot seat—and there was no denying it. Bobby Bowden's Seminoles seemed to mirror it's 7-6 former-self from just a few seasons ago...

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  14. 'Reeling' Seminoles Deserve A Second Look

    When 2009 began—the Florida State Seminoles appeared to finally be back on track. With the Seminoles anchored by an upperclassman at the helm, and a load of young talent all returning; 2009 ...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about over 5 years ago 472 reads 11 comments

  15. Football in Mouth: The Biggest Busts of the 2009 NCAA Season

    How many times have you made a prediction you immediately regretted? I'm sure weve all had our share. As the college football landscape continues to take shape this season, some surprising results have emerged...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about over 5 years ago 2,085 reads 42 comments

  16. BYU Is Thinking BCS—Florida State Has Other Plans

    Florida State's chances to redeem themselves from their first two weeks of poor outings begin at 7 PM on Saturday night in Provo, Utah...

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  17. Florida State: In Trouble Or Just Tired?

    TAMPA—At first glance, you'd think FSU is in serious trouble. You'd say they're never going to emerge as a new, stronger, better team. You'd say, "not in 2009." Well, in the famous words of one famous FSU alum named Lee Corso—"Not so fast...

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  18. Fixing the BCS—A Bowl Championship Shuffle

    There's no denying it. The BCS is broken. Since 1998, the BCS has named 11 National Champions. 11 times, and not once was a Champion from a non-BCS conference...

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  19. FSU-Jacksonville State: The Tale of Perriloux

    This weekend, the Seminoles face off against a bit of history. That "history" has a long and winding road, and it is worth noting in order to aid your future, you must mind the past...

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  20. Wide Wrong: Five Reasons Why FSU Could Have, and Should Have, Beat Miami

    Labor Day. The curtain call. The best game of the year—Miami and Florida State. "Did he really just say Miami—Florida State?" You bet I did...

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  21. Boise State Punch: What if Byron Hout Deserved LeGarrette's Punch?

    TAMPA—For the record, I do not condone violence, nor should anyone for that matter. I do not favor a college athlete striking an opposing player, ever. This is a game, and as such, no game should turn into a battle...

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  22. The ACC: The Almost Competitive Conference?

    TAMPA - 94 days, 15 hours until the kickoff of the fifth installment of the Dr. Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game...

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  23. Florida State vs. Miami: The Greatest Game That Ever Was...

    As the 2009 season approaches, I'd like to take the next few moments of your time, and reflect on perhaps the greatest series of the past quarter of a century, and quite possibly even one of the greatest series of all-time...

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  24. Gopher the Gold in 2009

    College Football season is less than one week away, and the fanatics are already crawling out of the woodwork. "Wood? Did you say WOOOOOD?!?!" Yes Goldy, I said 'wood...

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  25. College Football's Risers and Fallers: Teams Really Transformed Over the Summer

    The 2009 College Football season has yet to begin, and already the dearly devoted across the nation are chiming in about their take on how legitimate the Top 25 may (or may not) turn out to be...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about over 5 years ago 1,482 reads 25 comments