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  • FSU running back Anthony Grant no longer with the team

    247 Sports "Redshirt sophomore running back Anthony Grant is no longer part of Florida State’s roster, a school official confirmed on Monday afternoon. The 5-foot-11, 197-pound back was not listed on Seminoles.com’s official roster on Monday. The Buford,..." June 23

  • As Doak Campbell Stadium name comes under fire, FSU president says university will study issue

    USA Today "Florida State president John Thrasher has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Doak S. Campbell, the namesake for FSU's football stadium. Campbell's legacy has come under fire over the last few weeks. Campbell was a trailblazer in getting the stadium that went on to bear..." June 22

  • Ex-Florida player who created ‘Gator Bait’ chant wants school to reconsider ban

    Larry Brown Sports "The University of Florida announced this week that it will be doing away with one of its most popular chants at sporting events, and the former player who started the chant is not pleased with the decision. University of Florida president W. Kent Fuchs said in a letter to the UF..." June 19

  • Florida State players chant 'no justice, no peace' during unity walk

    The Score "More than three dozen Florida State football players led a unity walk Saturday in Tallahassee that began outside Doak Campbell Stadium and ended at Florida's Capitol. Players chanted, "No justice, no peace" during the walk, which was organized in part by junior..." June 14

  • Marvin Wilson: Florida State moving on after dispute over Mike Norvell's claims about one-on-one talks

    CBS Sports "Florida State defensive tackle Marvin Wilson, a team captain in 2019 and one of the Seminoles' best players, stated late Wednesday night that coach Mike Norvell lied in a statement to Tashan Reed of The Athletic when the coach claimed he had one-on-one conversations with..." June 04

  • Florida State football players threaten workout boycott in response to Mike Norvell statement

    ESPN "Florida State star defensive lineman Marvin Wilson disputed that new Seminoles coach Mike Norvell reached out to players individually to discuss last week's death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and Wilson said he and his teammates would not be working out until further..." June 04

  • Miami HS Coach Max Edwards Suspended; Allegedly Held Practices During Pandemic

    Bleacher Report "A high school football coach overseeing one of the top programs in Florida has been suspended for allegedly hosting practices during the coronavirus pandemic. " May 23

  • Former FSU offensive lineman Jauan Williams arrested on battery charges

    Tallahassee Democrat "Former Florida State offensive lineman Jauan Williams was arrested Wednesday on two counts of battery against his girlfriend during his time with the Seminoles. Williams was booked into the Leon County Jail Wednesday on the two alleged counts, which both originate from May of 2018..." May 21

  • Former 4-Star Recruit Medically Disqualified From CFB Program

    The Spun "A former four-star offensive lineman has reportedly been medically disqualified at his college football program. According to a report from 247Sports, Florida State ruled former four-star offensive lineman Christian Meadows ineligible. The ruling comes after the former top recruit..." May 18

  • Former FSU punter Logan Tyler to transfer

    Tomahawk Nation "Former FSU punter Logan Tyler will transfer to Arizona State, per his tweet: I will forever be grateful to everyone who has made my time at Florida State University as special as it has been. Thank you Nole Nation for everything. I’m blessed to be able..." May 15

  • Florida State using ‘NCAA Football’ video game to hold virtual spring game

    Larry Brown Sports "College football spring games have been wiped out due to the coronavirus pandemic, so the Florida State Seminoles are improvising in a bid to entertain fans. The Seminoles have scheduled a virtual spring game at the time their actual one was supposed to start, using EA Sports..." April 17

  • DL Fabien Lovett announces Florida State as transfer destination

    CBS Sports "New Florida State coach Mike Norvell isn't able to hit the recruiting trail due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that didn't stop him from landing a big transfer commitment on Monday. Former Mississippi State defensive lineman Fabien Lovettannounced on..." April 13

  • Ex-FAU standout DB Meiko Dotson commits to FSU

    ESPN "Defensive back Meiko Dotson, who tied for the nation's lead in interceptions last season with nine, will transfer from Florida Atlantic to Florida State, he announced on social media Saturday night. Dotson, 23, as a graduate transfer, will be able to play..." April 13

  • Florida State’s Jamal Blackman praises better coaching after Mike Norvell hiring

    Larry Brown Sports "It does not sound like Florida State’s projected starting quarterback was sorry to see former coach Willie Taggart and his staff go. The Seminoles got in spring practices before NCAA events were shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, giving Jamal Blackman and his teammates the..." April 03

  • Ex-FSU Star Myron Rolle Says COVID-19 Cases Taking Over His Hospital

    TMZ "Myron Rolle -- the ex-Florida State star who left football to become a doctor -- tells TMZ Sports his hospital is being overtaken by COVID-19 cases ... saying they're "struggling for bed space." Rolle -- who left a promising NFL career to attend med school..." March 28

  • Florida State RB Jashaun Corbin granted immediate eligibility

    Tomahawk Nation "Florida State makes it official: Running back Jashaun Corbin will be eligible for the 2020 season: “We are grateful to the NCAA for this decision and to Texas A&M for supporting this process,” head coach Mike Norvell said. “We’re excited for Jashaun..." March 24

  • Early reactions to college football's offseason coaching hires

    The Score "Now that Colorado has landed former Miami Dolphins receivers coach Karl Dorrell, college football's hiring-and-firing season has concluded (we think). Placing grades on new head coaches can be a futile task. Two years ago, Scott Frost (Nebraska) and Chip Kelly (UCLA) were..." February 29

  • Florida State and LSU announce two-game neutral-site series

    College Football Talk "Courtesy of Florida State and LSU, we have some rather meaty scheduling in which to sink our collective offseason teeth.  Unfortunately, it’s bereft of on-campus meat. Very early Tuesday afternoon, and after it had been rumored as a possibility a year and a half..." February 11

  • Florida State lands big-time LB commitment in Branden Jennings

    247 Sports " Florida State is establishing momentum on the recruiting trail in the 2021 class and that trend continued with the commitment of four-star junior linebacker Branden Jennings of Jacksonville (Fla.) Sandalwood. Jennings committed to the Seminoles during a ceremony..." February 07

  • Oregon State confirms additions of transfers from Florida State, Washington, Air Force

    College Football Talk "Ahead of National Signing Day 2020, the Oregon State football roster has officially been bolstered. Earlier this month, it was reported that wide receiver transfers from Florida State (HERE) and Washington (HERE), Tre'Shaun Harrison and Trey Lowe, respectively,..." January 25

  • FSU Marching Band Offers To Help Chiefs Do War Chant During Super Bowl LIV

    Sportsnaut "With the Kansas City Chiefs traveling to Miami for Super Bowl LIV, the FSU marching band has offered to make a short trip to help them do the War Chant. After the Chiefs punched their ticket to the Super Bowl to face the San Francisco 49ers, the Marching Chiefs tweeted at the Chiefs..." January 25

  • Top 20 juniors who said no to NFL draft

    CBS Sports "The deadline for underclassmen to enter the 2020 NFL Draft has come and gone, and while many top programs are bidding farewell to some of their best players, the season also comes with announcements from draft-eligible who decided to return to school instead of going pro.  These..." January 22