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JIMBO FISHER RUMORS & GOSSIP

FSU freshman DE Josh Sweat cleared for opener

Florida State Seminoles five-star freshman defensive end Josh Sweat’s recovery from a torn ACL suffered last fall has gone so well that he has been cleared to play in the team’s Sept. 5 season opener against Texas State. Coach Jimbo Fisher made the announcement, which was reported on Twitter by Brendan Sonnone of the Orlando Sentinel as well as Tim Linafelt of Seminoles.com...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Happy With FSU’s Progress Heading Into 2015 Season

In just eight days, the Florida State Seminoles will open their 2015 football season with a home matchup against Texas State. The game will begin Jimbo Fisher’s sixth season as the head coach of the Seminoles, and after three seasons that saw the team return to its spot as one of college football’s best teams, some are worried that FSU could take a step back in 2015. Fisher is...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Expects Freshman DE Josh Sweat To Be Available For Opening Game

Josh Sweat was, for a long time, the top recruit in the class of 2015 until an ACL tear last September knocked him down the rankings — allowing Byron Cowart to become the new No. 1 overall recruit. Cowart took his talents to Auburn while Sweat decided he was going to attend Florida State and play for Jimbo Fisher. Well, after a phenomenal recovery, Fisher announced that Sweat will...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Freshman Defensive End Josh Sweat, Coming Off ACL Tear, Confirmed For Opener

Before tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee last September, defensive end Josh Sweat was one of the top recruits in all of high school football. Miraculously, Sweat, who is now a freshman at Florida State, is 100-percent ready to roll, less than a year after that catastrophic injury, and will play in the season opener against Texas State. Jimbo Fisher said DE Josh Sweat will...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Everett Golson make the right pick with Florida State?

It wasn’t even a thought in Everett Golson’s moment at the time. October 18, 2014. Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. Notre Dame played Florida State on even terms in one of the best games of the college football season. Drama, quality, systematic precision mixed with ruthless aggression — Notre Dame not only avoided a bloodbath on the road; the Irish largely...
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher calls out FSU’s receivers

Though Jimbo Fisher has been quick to sing his players’ praises in camp this summer, the same cannot be said for his receiving corps. Speaking to Bob Ferrante of the Miami Herald, Fisher was blunt in his assessment of the Seminoles’ receiving game. “I think the receivers stink,” said Fisher, who didn’t single out a particular receiver. “I ain’t lying. They don’t...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Clarett gives passionate speech to FSU players

It’s no secret that the Florida State Seminoles have had their share of off-field issues over the past few seasons. While winning championships on the field, the team has had to deal with player arrests, dismissals and criticism from the public about these actions. One person who knows first hand about throwing away a promising football career is former Ohio State running back...
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU players walk to practice on yellow brick road

The Florida State Seminoles found themselves walking down a newly added “yellow brick road” as they headed to football practice Wednesday afternoon in Tallahassee. The meaning behind this addition is not yet clear, but you can be certain head coach Jimbo Fisher has something up his sleeve. And luckily, Safid Deen, of the Tallahassee Democrat, captured FSU’s walk to practice...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher confirms LB Matthew Thomas is ineligible

Matthew Thomas, a redshirt sophomore linebacker and former five-star recruit for Florida State, will not be playing for the Seminoles this season.  At his press conference this evening, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed the report that surfaced yesterday: Thomas is ineligible to play this fall.  Thomas is recovering from a shoulder injury and wasn’t expected to contend for serious...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher buys frozen yogurt for fans at FSU Fan Day

It’s very hot and muggy in Florida, especially when away from the coast like people are in Tallahassee.  Jimbo Fisher, Florida State’s head football coach, knows this as well as anybody, and couldn’t help but reward the fans that were standing in line Sunday morning hours in advance of FSU Fan Day. While driving by and noticing the long line, Fisher graciously had frozen...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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