2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
10-3, 3rd in ACC - Atlantic

ESPN Stats and Information  

It should not come as a surprise that Alabama leads the list of national title contenders heading into the 2017 college football season. However, some of the teams that are right on their tail may come as more of a surprise.

play
Cook highly amused by Walker's errant first pitch (0:41)
Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photos
4dESPN.com

First 2018 class rankings: Florida State

A seventh straight top-10 class is a good bet for the Seminoles, and a fifth straight top-five is a possibility for Jimbo Fisher.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

With six ESPN 300 commitments, Florida State is off to a great start to their 2018 class. FSU ranks as the sixth best class in the country. The class is led by defensive back Asante Samuel Jr., the 34th-ranked player in the ESPN 300.

play
Bettis has some words of wisdom for Cook (1:50)
Lynne Sladky/AP Photo
7dAdam Rittenberg

Make-or-break players: Nyqwan 'Noonie' Murray

The Seminoles wide receiver flashed with a 92-yard touchdown in the Orange Bowl last season, but he'll have to become more consistent to support QB Deondre Francois.

Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire
13dAdam Rittenberg

Future defense power rankings: Florida State

The Seminoles were excellent down the stretch defensively and bring back Josh Sweat and Co. as well as a dynamic recruiting class.

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
14dDavid Purdum

USC QB Darnold emerges as Heisman favorite

USC sophomore quarterback Sam Darnold is listed at multiple Las Vegas sportsbooks as the early favorite to win the Heisman Trophy.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star early enrollee Cam Akers lived up to the billing in his Florida State debut, rushing for a game-high 87 yards. "He has a unique style of running," QB Deondre Francois said. "He's going to be a great player."

play
FSU's Francois gets chance to shine in spring game (0:35)

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

It wasn't the prettiest spring game, ending 17-7 with one offensive touchdown, but Florida State Jimbo Fisher was happy with the physicality. It was a physical camp all spring, which should help set a foundation for the opener vs. Alabama.

Find Tickets