1. Penn State Scandal Clouds Joe Paterno's All-Time Wins' Lead over Bobby Bowden

    TAMPA—With so much information coming out in recent days regarding sexual abuse allegations against former Penn State Defensive Coordinator Jerry Sandusky, outraged members ...

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  2. 2011 Florida State Seminoles Football Preview: Over and Under the Radar

    The Florida State Football Program looks to improve on an impressive first year under Head Coach Jimbo Fisher , in which the Seminoles won the Atlantic Division of the ACC, and defeated the SEC East Champion South Carolina Gamecocks in the Peach Bowl...

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  3. On the Warpath: Florida State Seminoles Mid-Year Review and Remaining Schedule

    TAMPA—This is the year. It wasn't supposed to be the year, and by most indications, after a lopsided early-season loss to the Sooners in Norman, the Seminoles were looking ...

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  4. Defending the Doak: Florida State Seminoles Defense Primed For Wake Forest

    Florida State is far from being a top-tier defensive unit this season, and the remarks of some players (who will remain nameless) suggesting that the Noles' D will be as good as the likes of Alabama or "better"—well that's pretty much absurd...

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  5. Christian Ponder's Promise To Florida State Seminole Fans: '...Never Again'

    TAMPA. However unlikely—in what could someday be dubbed "the mini-promise," Christian Ponder spoke at length with the media today about the poor showing in Norman over the weekend...

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  6. Florida State's Trail of Spears: Noles Look To Upset Oklahoma Sooners

    TAMPA—It's been almost ten years since FSU and Oklahoma squared off in the 2001 Orange Bowl in Miami...

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  7. ACC Football's Dream of October: Miami, Florida State on a Collision Course?

    TAMPA—This is it. This is the year it finally happens.Miami. Florida State. ACC Championship.While it has taken nearly seven years for Florida State and Miami to get their acts together ...

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  8. Florida State Preview: The Seminoles' 2010 Schedule, Depth, and Outlook

    TAMPA—In what will arguably be one of the toughest schedules in 2010, the Seminoles have yet again defined the term "head-scratcher," and not just for their schedule mind you...

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  9. Glen Stanley to Florida State May Leave Many Saying "Nigel Who?"

    "Multiple." That's the word Mark Stoops used to describe the Seminoles new defensive scheme under his direction...

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  10. 2010 Florida State Seminoles Preview: Five Shocking Predictions

    In a season where some of the best teams in the country lost the majority of their starters on offense or defense, the national media and coaches alike are preparing to place some of last year's best, right back in the top five again this year...

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  11. Florida State-ment: Seminoles' Heisman Campaign the Start of a Trend?

    It's on the tip of every pundit's tongue across the country, "Heisman Campaign? Bad idea." In the era of self-promotion and inflated egos, where football players like to place area ...

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  12. FSU Comeback: Five Things The Seminoles Need To Reclaim An ACC Title

    In offseason conditioning there is a distinct dead-period. In these doldrums, some teams find life while others find rebirth. A period where fans and faithful lament on the past, and look to the future with hope and excitement...

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  13. Florida State And The ACC: A Reason Not to Leave

    With all of the recent media attention focusing on conference expansion, and college programs considering another round of musical chairs, FSU seemed to be grabbing a share of the attention at a possible power grab by the elite Southeastern Conference...

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  14. The Seminoles and the SEC: A Sordid Love Affair

    "The SEC is the only logical conference for us to get into from a geographical standpoint, but that depends on two things: increase in the size of our stadium and the ability of our football team to beat some of the SEC members...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about 4 years ago 3,591 reads 47 comments

  15. Fact or Fiction: Florida State Seminoles What To Watch For

    It's the beginning of May and message boards galore are choc-full of fans pleading their case for a shot at winning a National Championship, a Conference Championship, a Division Crown, or simply a winning season...

    Jeff Kessock Written by Jeff Kessock about 4 years ago 3,080 reads 8 comments

  16. The FSU Top 50: The Most "Notable" Players in Seminole Football History

    Over the last 50-plus years, Florida State football has become a tradition-rich program, with a history of greatness on the gridiron...

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  17. Florida State Post-Spring Wrap-Up: Seminole Uprising

    Believe. This is the one word you will find yourself repeating over the course of the 2010 Florida State football season. Believe. “Why believe? Because of one game?” No...

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  18. Garnet and Gold: Top 5 Reasons To Tune In To The FSU Spring Game

    TAMPA—So it's April, and the super-fans from coast to coast are all glaring desperately at their new teams, in anticipation of the upcoming spring...

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  19. Fishering For a Story: Don't Blame FSU's Jimbo For Not Taking The Bait

    Yes. He will certainly draw the ire of the media's staff writers, newspaper journalists, sports columnists, and television reporters. This is just another day in the life of the newest Head Coach in Tallahassee...

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  20. 10 Games The Florida Gators Could Lose In 2010

    TAMPA—Now Gator Nation, this is no cause for panic. This is not a prediction. This is not a warning. This—is also not something many people are willing to say. But I am...

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  21. Florida State "Semi-"Noles: The Recruits That Got Away

    TAMPA—Remember this guy? You loved him. Then, you hated him. Then you held your breath. You weren't alone. A name most FSU boosters, Alum, and fans alike will not soon forget...

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  22. Football Power Shift in Florida? Not So Fast!

    TAMPA—Urban Meyer is taking a leave of absence, indefinitely. Jim Leavitt is gone from upstart USF. Miami played horrific to an average Big Ten foe in their bowl game...

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  23. Urban Meyer's Loss May Become Seminoles Gain

    TAMPA—All pipe dreams aside, and all criticism placed on hold; there is a sense of urgency among the media to label Urban Meyer's very real, very personal decision, as an opportunity to heap ...

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  24. Five Reasons Why The Florida Gators Will Suffer in 2010

    The Florida Gators. One of the most celebrated, and heralded teams of the last four seasons. The Era of Tebow. The Era of Good Feelings. The Era of Urban Meyer...

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  25. "Just Left" Bobby Bowden Will Always Be "Wide Right" in Our Hearts

    TAMPA—Does this look like the face of a man who just lost a BCS Bowl game? Does it resemble the echo of a heart that has been defeated? Following the triple-overtime thrill ride of the 2006 ...

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