Florida State Rumors & News

  • FSU 'glad to get back to practice' after Hurricane Irma layoff

    ESPN "The Florida State Seminoles have returned to practice after a five-day layoff due to Hurricane Irma. Coach Jimbo Fisher said on the ACC coaches call that his team practiced Tuesday and would continue to practice through Friday. The Seminoles had their game against Louisiana-Monroe canceled..." September 13

  • Florida State-Miami will reportedly be moved as hurricane may impact Week 3

    CBS Sports "A handful of Florida schools -- including Florida, Florida State and Miami -- have canceled Week 2 games in preparation of Hurricane Irma hitting the state. However, Irma's impact on college football doesn't appear to be over. Per a report from the Tallahassee Democrat, Florida State's Week 3..." September 09

  • FSU's Deondre Francois suffers season-ending patella tendon injury

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State starting quarterback Deondre Francois suffered a season-ending patellar tendon injury in his left knee and is scheduled to have surgery as early as Tuesday, according to sources. Francois was hurt in the fourth quarter of Saturday's season opener against top-ranked Alabama at new..." September 04

  • Florida State QB Deondre Francois leaves Alabama game with knee injury

    CBS Sports "A potential worst-case scenario is playing out for No. 3 Florida State in its game against No. 1 Alabama. Down 24-7 in the fourth quarter, Seminoles quarterback Deondre Francois suffered a left knee injury when he was rolled up on while scrambling. Francois had to be helped off the field and..." September 03

  • Reports: Florida State’s leading tackler to rejoin team after academic issue resolved

    Tallahassee Democrat "It looks like the Matthew Thomas saga is finally coming to an end. The Florida State linebacker was cleared to return to practice, and play against No. 1 Alabama on Saturday, earlier today per a source. Thomas has missed the last three weeks of practice with "other issues" according to head..." August 31

  • Florida State WR Da'Vante Phillips facing five felony charges, suspended indefinitely

    CBS Sports "Florida State wide receiver Da'Vante Phillips caught just four passes a year ago, but was a contender to see more playing time in the revamped Seminoles' wide receiving corps in 2017. Until Friday. Phillips was arrested on four counts of cashing or depositing items with intent to defraud..." August 05

  • FSU lands commitment from 2019 CB Akeem Dent

    Orlando Sentinel "Akeem Dent wasn’t quite ready to call FSU his leader among colleges courting his services Friday morning at the conclusion of the Jimbo Fisher Football Camp. About two hours later, that was no problem as the former Pahokee star, who has transferred to Palm Beach Central, committed to the..." July 21

  • James Cook, brother of former FSU star Dalvin Cook, decommits from Seminoles

    Orlando Sentinel "James Cook, the younger brother of former star Florida State star Dalvin Cook, has withdrawn his commitment to the Seminoles. James Cook announced his decision on Twitter Tuesday afternoon, posting, “After talking it over with my family and coaches I feel like it would be in my best interest to..." July 04

  • 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