Category: Florida State

E.J. Manuel Thinks He’ll be Drafted in the First Two Rounds: “I’m Pretty Sure I’ve Impressed a Lot of Decision-Makers”

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

E.J. Manuel's draft stock has, unsurprisingly, been all over the map. Nobody knows what to make of the quarterbacks in this year's draft, and Manuel is no exception. The growing prominence of the read-option and emphasis on mobile quarterbacks at the NFL level will certainly help his case, but Manuel ...

Jimbo Fisher On the Realignment Carousel: “It is Getting Kind of Crazy”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Jimbo Fisher and the Florida State Seminoles are focused solely on Georgia Tech right now, but even Fisher has indicated that he's a little stressed about the uncertainty regarding his program's future. Nobody knows what conference this program will reside in beyond this year, but they might very well leave ...

Jimbo Fisher’s Take on Twitter: “It’s Like a Loaded Gun”

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

The Florida State Seminoles football team has high expectations this year. EJ Manuel is one of the most uniquely talented quarterbacks in the country and the defensive front looks to be loaded. As a result, the Seminoles are ranked seventh in the AP's preseason poll and are a heavy favorite ...

Jimbo Fisher Brings Excitement Back to Florida State

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

No first-year college football coach has ever had bigger shoes to fill than Florida State's Jimbo Fisher. The Seminoles' coach embarks on the tall task of replacing Bobby Bowden, who twice led Florida State to national championships and retired in December as the second-winningest Division I coach. Someday, whoever follows up ...

Bobby Bowden Goes Out On Top, Happily Ever After

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Bobby Bowden closed out his legendary career on Friday the way he should be remembered, a winner. His last game wasn’t easy as the Seminoles had to come from behind to beat a good Mountaineer team 33-21 in the Gator Bowl. This win was sweet and it gave him 389 ...

Bobby Bowden To Coach One Last Game at Florida State

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Bobby Bowden orchestrated one of the great runs in college football, building Florida State into a powerhouse that produced two national titles, dozens of All-Americans and some of the most memorable missed field goals ever. After 34 years as Florida State’s football coach, the road for Bobby Bowden will soon ...

Randy Shannon: ‘The first step was to clean up the off the field distractions, which we’ve done now. Now we can just go out and have fun.’

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

The Miami Hurricanes football program has fallen on tough times after starting this decade off with a bang. There were the losses - many of them - and the tarnished image that came with player arrests and of course the on-field brawl against Florida International. Randy Shannon, a former player ...

Everette Brown, Julius Peppers’ Replacement

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Everette Brown was the biggest NFL Draft Day freefall, out of the entire league; originally projected to go in the 10-15 range, Brown slipped all the way down to 43, when the Carolina Panthers traded up to grab him. So he's got a lot of pressure on him heading into next ...

Myron Rolle Talks About Punishment, Scandal and High Wonderlic Scores

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Myron Rolle is one of the most amazing success stories in the history of college athletics. An All-American on the field, he's actually best known for his academic achievements, and is passing up a shot at the NFL to pursue life as a Rhodes Scholar. Rolle talked recently about the academic ...