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Miami-Florida State 2015: Brad Kaaya on the pressure of FSU game

The second Florida State game for Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya is Saturday in Tallahasee (8 p.m., ABC). The sophomore spoke this week about the pressure on him, coach Al Golden and his teammates to get the win. * * * For you personally – I know how much pressure’s put on the quarterback – how badly do you want to win this game? Everyone talks about how coach [Al] Golden...
Via Canes Watch
1 hour ago

Worth the Wait: Seniors Making an Impact for FSU Defense

A third of the way through the season, it’s indisputable that Florida State’s biggest area of improvement has been on the defensive side of the ball. FSU ranks in the top 10 nationally both in fewest points and yards-per-game allowed. As expected, guys like cornerback Jalen Ramsey as well linebackers Terrance Smith and Reggie Northrup have made a huge impact, but a number of...
Via Noled Out
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Former FSU receiver trolls Al Golden

Once a rival always a rival. This week former Florida State wide receiver Snoop Minnis took a run at Miami head coach Al Golden.The former Seminoles pass catcher set up a few garbage cans with a football in front of it, with another garbage can off to the side with a tie wrapped around it. The caption read, “Watching the Canes prepare for the Noles. Didn’t know Al Golden wore...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 1987 Miami-FSU game: A true October Classic

Throughout the years the Miami-Florida State rivalry has provided fans with epic moments that have become etched into college football history. It’s given us a handful of wide rights, a stunner over a dream team, one nightmare of a rap song and more pros than a Shakespeare poem. All’s well that ends well. Well, that depends on what side of the scoreboard you’re on when the...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Renewal of Miami-Florida State rivalry marks Week 6 in ACC

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference for Week 6: GAME OF THE WEEK: Miami at No. 12 Florida State. Neither one of these cross-state rivals enters their annual meeting in a great situation. The Seminoles' top offensive threat - sophomore RB Dalvin Cook, the ACC's leading rusher at 142.5 ypg - is questionable after tweaking his hamstring last week at Wake Forest...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coach Hamilton likes mix on Florida State basketball roster

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State is the only team in the Atlantic Coast Conference that returns all five of its starters from last season. For most teams that would be cause for celebration. For coach Leonard Hamilton it means he is hoping the struggles of the past two seasons have been valuable experience. The Seminoles had their first practice on Wednesday as they are looking...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Confirms That Nate Andrews, Terrance Smith Likely Out vs. Miami

Florida State were able to get by Wake Forest with a 24-16 win last Saturday, but they did not come away without some significant injuries on both sides of the ball. Star running back Dalvin Cook, linebacker Terrance Smith, and defensive back Nate Andrews, all important players for the Seminoles, were banged up against the Demon Deacons. Jimbo Fisher won’t count out Cook this weekend...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former FSU WR Snoop Minnis trolls Al Golden

Snoop Minnis is a former Florida State Seminoles wide receiver and he is ready for this week’s game against the Miami Hurricanes. He may not be playing in the game, but it is obvious that he has an invested interest in the game. Florida State has been trolling Miami head coach Al Golden quite a bit and Minnis joined up by posting up a major trolling photo of Golden on his personal...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Former FSU WR Snoop Minnis Trolls Miami, AL Golden Ridiculously Hard

Florida State and Miami football players really don’t like each other. They are part of one of college football’s most heated rivalries, and most of them will carry this hatred to their graves.  So as the Seminoles and Hurricanes prepare to take the field again this Saturday, we’ll have a chance to hear players – new and old – chime in on Saturday’s showdown. On Wednesday...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 Player rankings refresh: No. 13, Jonathan Isaac

Height: 6′-10″ Weight: 190 Wingspan: 7′-0″ Position: PF High School (State): IMG Academy (FL) Club Team (Affiliation): E1T1 (Nike) Commitment: Florida State Seminoles Our Take: A long and lithe big man, it’s clear Isaac’s best days on the hardwood are in front of him. Among the more skilled frontcourt players nationally, Isaac burst on the scene as somewhat of a …
Via Hoopniks
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Twitter account not interested in hearing from Florida State fans

Miami and Florida State renew their football rivalry this Saturday and, as expected, both fan bases are getting amped up in preparation. With the Seminoles the better team (currently eighth in coaches poll), it’s not surprising their fans have been vocal on social media, in particular Twitter. Many tweets have found their way to the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FSU Lands Commitment From Top 2016 JUCO Defensive Lineman

With a huge rivalry game coming up this weekend against the Miami Hurricanes, the Florida State Seminoles picked up a victory off the field when one of the top JUCO defensive lineman in the 2016 class committed to the ‘Noles: JUCO DT @walvenskiaime has committed to Florida State. — Josh Edwards (@JEdwar247) October 6, 2015 The 6’5″ lineman plays for Fort Scott CC in Kansas...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Upon Further Review – FSU edges Wake Forest 24-16

In an unnerving contest in Winston-Salem on Saturday, Florida State escaped with a 24-16 win against Wake Forest. It’s hard to tell if FSU really spent any time prepping for Wake Forest or if it spent the week on Miami and Georgia Tech’s triple option. What Went Right: Dalvin Cook’s 94-yard touchdown run on his first carry of the game was the biggest highlight of the day for...
Via Noled Out
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: FSU Kicks Off Awesome 5-Part Mini Hype Video Series About Miami Rivalry

Florida State vs. Miami has been one of the most heated rivalries in all of college football over the past couple of decades, and once again the time has come for these teams to take the same field.  If you’re a Miami fan, it’s “Beat FSU” week. And if you’re an FSU fan, “Beat Miami” is the theme.  On Monday, Florida State released the first of a five-part series of...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Football Player of the Week: DeMarcus Walker

It wasn’t pretty or comfortable on Saturday, but Florida State got its 26th straight victory over an ACC opponent with a 24-16 win at Wake Forest. The FSU defense consistently bent on Saturday, but never broke as senior safety Tyler Hunter saved the day with a diving interception in the end zone. The top performer this week however, plays along the Seminoles’ defensive front...
Via Noled Out
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Down in AP Poll, Up in Coaches

Despite having four teams ranked in front of it lose and the top two teams struggle, Florida State still managed to drop in this week’s AP Poll. The Seminoles fell one spot this week from No. 11 to 12th after beating Wake Forest 24-16 on Saturday. Ole Miss, UCLA, Georgia and Notre Dame all fell below Florida State, but FSU was jumped by rival Florida, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Clemson...
Via Noled Out
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Running Back Dalvin Cook Left Game With Hamstring Injury

Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook left Saturday’s game against Wake Forest in the first half with a hamstring injury. Cook caught a pass for a first down in the first quarter and immediately ran to the sideline with an apparent pain in his left hamstring. He met with trainers, got some treatment, and was eventually listed as doubtful to return. FSU’s offensive...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: FSU's Cook rips off 94-yard TD run, leaves game with leg injury

Florida State star running back Dalvin Cook ripped off a 94-yard touchdown run for the Seminoles, and then shortly after ran his way to the sideline with a hamstring injury.Early in the first quarter against Wake Forest the sophomore running back lined up in the I-formation and took a handoff from Everett Golson, then proceeded to bounce off Deacons defenders and sprint 94 yards...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida State RB Dalvin Cook Had A 94-Yard TD On 1st Carry Against Wake Forest

Florida State’s sensational sophomore running back Dalvin Cook is at it again in the early going against Wake Forest. On Cook’s first carry of the game, he broke a couple of tackles and sprinted for a 94-yard touchdown to put the ‘Noles up 7-0. Dalvin Cook with 3 missed tackles on the way to a 94 yard touchdown. — Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) October...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State makes pair of changes to offensive line

The Florida State Seminoles are coming off of a bye week and they will be playing the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in an important ACC matchup on Saturday. The team will have a much different look up front on the offensive side of the ball. According to College Football Talk, head coach Jimbo Fisher has made a big change along the offensive line. One of the changes is Ryan Hoefeld replacing...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Seminoles Football Preview: Game Four vs. Wake Forest

After having a bye week to recover and figure out what is going on with their offense, the Florida State Seminoles return to the field for the remainder of their 2015 schedule, which will include maybe their three toughest games of the season over the next six weeks. It starts, though, with a trip to North Carolina and a game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons … a team the ‘Noles...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: ESPN Graphic Gives FSU Some Additional Victories In 2015

The Florida State Seminoles return to the football field Saturday with an ACC showdown against Wake Forest. FSU will be looking to go 4-0 on the season … or so it thought. Thanks to an error that appeared on the website and mobile apps for the Worldwide Leader in Sports, the ‘Noles are going to be going for their 132nd victory of the 2015 season: 131-0 #UNCONQUERED Thanks for...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State’s Official Twitter Thanks ESPN For Typo, Giving Seminoles A 131-0 Record

The Florida State Seminoles have done a lot of winning over the last few seasons—just not quite as much as an ESPN app would lead you to believe on Tuesday afternoon. The manager of Florida State football’s official Twitter account caught a typo from an ESPN app, which had 3-0 FSU listed at “131-0.” The account tweeted a photo, jokingly thanking ESPN for the respect. 131...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminoles’ Fall in Polls Continues

Florida State may have been idle in Week 4, but that did not stop the Seminoles from continuing to fall in the human polls. FSU fell one spot in the AP Poll from 10th to No. 11 and was down two spots in the Amway Coaches Poll to No. 9. Big Ten teams Ohio State and Michigan State were first and second in the polls respectively. In the AP Poll, the Spartans were followed by Ole Miss...
Via Noled Out
11 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Offers Scholarship To 2018 Recruit, Son Of Former NFL All-Pro

There is something to be said for planning into the future, and the Florida State Seminoles are the latest school to offer a scholarship to a high school sophomore in the 2018 recruiting class (because those three years WILL fly by). Patrick Surtain Jr., currently a sophomore defensive back at American Heritage School in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida tweeted out the offer...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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