Florida State Rumors & News

  • FSU's Derwin James a mix of Reuben Foster, Jamal Adams

    NFL.com "With just 14 college games of experience, Derwin James is already regarded as one of the most talented defensive players in college football. But beyond his on-field ability, the Florida State redshirt sophomore is drawing impressive comparisons for his intangibles, as well. In that regard,..." May 10

  • FSU's Jimbo Fisher: 'I was an a--hole' during spring practices

    Tallahassee Democrat "Jimbo Fisher knows he’s not a nice man on the practice field. He’s not supposed to be. The Florida State head coach is paid to win football games. Lots of football games. And being buddy-buddy with his players is the absolute least of his concerns. If you doubt that, just stand outside..." April 14

  • Four-star cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. commits to FSU

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State has landed a commitment from 2018 Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas four-star cornerback Asante Samuel Jr.. Samuel had a final two of FSU and Miami, but chose the Seminoles on Thursday afternoon. Despite his lack of size, the The 5-foot-9.5, 166-pound cornerback has more..." April 13

  • Auburn lands Florida State grad transfer Wilson Bell

    Alabama "Auburn added more immediate help across the offensive line on Friday. Wilson Bell is transferring from Florida State to Auburn as a graduate transfer, AL.com has confirmed. The news was first reported by 247Sports. Bell, who prepped at Blount High School in Mobile, will have one season of..." April 08

  • Former FSU star Myron Rolle lands neurosurgery residency at Harvard

    Sporting News - NCAAF ""Student-athlete" is a term the NCAA insists be applied to everyone participating in college sports, no matter where academics rank among their priorities. Few have been more worthy of the moniker than Myron Rolle. The former Florida State safety learned Friday that he has been accepted for a..." March 18

  • Jimbo Fisher used a perfect motivational tactic to call out players this offseason

    CBS Sports "At most places, 10-3 is a season to be celebrated. At Florida State, last year’s 10-3 ended up being more of a surprising rebuild after a 3-2 start (which, in its own way, still says a lot about the state of the program). Part of that project was getting 100 percent effort out of every player...." March 08

  • Florida State interceptions leader to miss spring ball

    College Football Talk "Florida State played the majority of last season without star defensive back Derwin James. One of the reasons the Seminoles managed to stay the course and win the Orange Bowl was the play of sophomore Tarvarus McFadden. James is back and healthy… just in time for McFadden to exit the..." March 06

  • Nation's No. 1 DT Marvin Wilson commits to Florida State

    College Football Talk "In a somewhat surprising move, 5-star defensive tackle Marvin Wilson announced a commitment to Florida State on Wednesday afternoon. Wilson ranks as the nation’s No. 6 overall player and the top-ranked defensive tackle, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. He hails from Houston’s..." February 02

  • Florida State flips 4-star ATH Hamsah Nasirildeen from South Carolina

    The Spun "Florida State scored a huge commitment this evening when it flipped a prospect from an SEC school. Concord (N.C.) four-star athlete Hamsah Nasirildeen had been committed to South Carolina since August. He officially visited the Gamecocks this month. Tonight, Nasirildeen announced via Twitter..." January 23

  • Florida State reels in 4-star DE Tre Lawson

    The Spun "The one-time Tennessee commit announced his pledge to Florida State moments ago. Lawson officially visited Florida State this weekend. The 6-foot-6, 247-pound Lawson, who decommitted from Tennessee on Dec. 13, is the No. 33 strong-side defensive end in the country, per 247Sports’ Composite..." January 16

  • Florida State star Rudolph leaves early for NFL

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph is heading to the NFL. Rudolph, who finished his junior season leading the Seminoles in receiving, will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft, the Orlando Sentinel confirmed Thursday. Rudolph's decision is a relative surprise for the..." January 13

  • Alabama betting favorites to take home 2018 National Championship

    Covers.com "Before the confetti was even loaded into the cannons at the 2017 CFP National Championship Game between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide, sportsbooks across Las Vegas were releasing their futures odds to win the 2018 title game. No matter which schools are represented at..." January 10

  • Bobby Bowden: Boys without fathers wear earrings to be like their mommas

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden had an interesting appearance Wednesday on ESPN's "Mike & Mike." Bowden brought up the topic of athletes not having fathers, which is something that will always draw a reaction (just look at George Karl). Bowden said he started noticing this trend later..." January 04

  • Florida State wins thriller vs. Michigan at Orange Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Friday night's Orange Bowl was a dud in the first half. And then it became a classic, with two lead changes in the final 125 seconds. In the end, Deondre Francois hit Nykwan Murray with the go-ahead 12-yard touchdown pass with 36 seconds left as the No. 10..." December 31

  • Florida State running back Dalvin Cook declares for the NFL Draft

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has declared for the 2017 NFL draft. Cook announced his decision Saturday afternoon on his Instagram account. Cook, a junior, has set every nearly major record in Florida State rushing history. He leads the Seminoles with 4,464 rushing yards for his..." December 31

  • Jimbo Fisher: 'Better be really, really careful with all this playoff stuff'

    ESPN "Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has a bone to pick with anyone who believes missing out on a spot in the College Football Playoff makes postseason bowl games "meaningless." The Seminoles' coach doesn't buy into the idea that this year's bowl trip is void of value to his players because there..." December 29

  • Florida State cornerback wants to piss off Jim Harbaugh in Orange Bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "One Florida State player has a rather unique goal for the Orange Bowl: make Jim Harbaugh angry. Seminoles cornerback Marquez White knows that an angry Harbaugh means things are probably going poorly for the Michigan Wolverines, so he wants to make that happen when the teams square off..." December 29

  • Five-star prospect Cam Akers is going to Florida State

    The Clarion-Ledger "Cam Akers, one of the best Mississippi high school football players ever, will play at Florida State. Akers announced Tuesday during a live broadcast on HSFNetwork.com his decision, picking the Seminoles over a list of finalists that included Ole Miss, LSU, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. The..." December 28

  • FSU Coach Jimbo Fisher Signs Extension

    Pro Football Rumors "In the past, Jimbo Fisher has received interest from NFL clubs. However, he won’t be making the jump from college to the pros this year. Today, Fisher agreed to a lengthy extension with Florida State, as Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. Fisher’s new deal with FSU takes him through 2024, but..." December 20

  • Florida State lands 2017 JUCO linebacker Adonis Thomas

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State has picked up a commitment from 2017 three-star linebacker Adonis Thomas from Northwest Mississippi Community College. Thomas selected Alabama over Florida coming out of high school, but transferred after his redshirt freshman season with the Crimson Tide. Thomas will have three..." December 17

  • 4-star TE Tre' McKitty flips commitment from Oregon to Florida State

    Oregonian "The Tre McKitty saga is finally over. For months, recruiting experts had predicted that IMG Academy three-star tight end Tre McKitty would decommit from the Oregon Ducks in favor of a home state school. On Friday evening, that prediction came true, as the 6-foot-4, 225-pound pass-catcher..." December 17

  • Florida State QB Malik Henry to transfer

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Malik Henry, one of the top quarterback recruits in the country in last year’s class, has already had enough of Florida State. The former four-star recruit announced his intention to transfer out of Tallahassee late Monday. “I have decided to transfer from Florida State University. I want to..." December 13

  • 4-star safety Daniel Wright flips commitment from Florida State to Alabama

    Alabama "Alabama landed a top-ranked safety on Thursday when four-star Daniel Wright flipped his commitment from Florida State to the Crimson Tide. The 6-foot-1, 187-pound Wright had been committed to Florida State since the summer. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native officially visited Alabama for the..." December 08

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