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2017 Schedule
7-6, 6th in ACC - Atlantic
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4hAdam Rittenberg

Winners and losers from NFL draft early entries

With potential first-round defensive linemen Christian Wilkins and Clelin Ferrell returning to school, Clemson is the clear winner of the early entry period. How did other contenders fare?

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Florida State hires MSU's Barnett as DC

Florida State Seminoles coach Willie Taggart has hired Harlon Barnett as defensive coordinator, after Barnett spent 11 seasons with the Michigan State Spartans.

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FSU CB McFadden, WR Tate to enter NFL draft

Florida State cornerback Tarvarus McFadden and wide receiver Auden Tate have declared for the NFL draft, joining safety Derwin James, tight end Ryan Izzo and defensive end Josh Sweat in leaving early.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCE: Florida State is hiring Michigan State co-defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett as its new defensive coordinator. Sports Illustrated first reported the move, as Barnett leaves his alma mater after 11 years on staff. He coached the Spartans defensive backs throughout his tenure and oversaw one of the nation's top pass defenses for much of his tenure. Barnett has worked for MSU coach Mark Dantonio since 2004.

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12dTom VanHaaren

These top recruits will be instant-impact freshmen

Some teams, such as Florida, are in desperate need of a QB, and in steps ESPN 300 Emory Jones, while playoff contenders such as Georgia and Clemson have stars to replace. These freshmen should help.

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13dPaul Lukas

The sizzle fizzles in college playoff unis

Despite claims to the contrary, teams that make the college football playoff tend to leave the flashy uniforms to the other guys.

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Blackman's 4 TD passes lead FSU to bowl win (1:10)
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Florida State fan enjoying bowl win (0:27)
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Blackman connects with Tate on 3rd TD of the game (0:24)
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Sanders coy about joining FSU coaching staff (1:21)
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21dAndrea Adelson

ACC bowl picks: Clemson over Bama and more ...

Signs point to another strong bowl season for the ACC, highlighted by Clemson's third consecutive College Football Playoff matchup against Alabama.

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22dESPN Recruiting

Midterm football recruiting class grades

The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.

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25dAndrea Adelson

Seminoles confirm bowl eligibility amid scrutiny

Florida State confirmed Friday that it is indeed bowl eligible after the scholarship requirements of FCS opponent Delaware State came under scrutiny this week.

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Taggart facing challenge with short time to recruit for FSU (1:02)
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25dGerry Hamilton

Winners and losers from the early signing period

Georgia is on top of the class rankings, so the Bulldogs are clear winners from the early signing period. Who else won, and who struggled on the trail?

Team Stats

Passing Yards196.289th
Rushing Yards155.777th
Points For27.4
Points Against21.9Tied-33rd