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2017 Schedule
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Why the name Jimbo? (0:51)
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Fisher previews the upcoming CFB season

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher talks about the team opening against Alabama, where the Seminoles are in recruiting and the development of QB Deondre Francois.

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Fisher says he's wired similar to Saban (2:39)
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Jimbo expecting big things from Francois in 2017 (1:39)
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Who has the nation's fastest recruiting class?

It's no surprise that teams are on the hunt for prospects with great speed, but the surprising part might be which teams are landing them.

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Scout's Take: WR Marquez Ezzard to Florida State

Florida State already had a pair of four-star receivers in the fold but on Friday added its first ESPN 300 pass-catcher in playmaker Marquez Ezzard.

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Vegas is rolling with the Tide

The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds to win this season's College Football Playoff national championship favor Alabama once again, giving the Crimson Tide a 5 to 2 chance to take their fifth national title since 2009.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State is the preseason choice to win the ACC in a vote of the media, while Lamar Jackson was selected preseason Player of the Year. Here's the order of finish.

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James, McFadden named to Thorpe Award watch list

Florida State's Derwin James and Tarvarus McFadden have been named to the 2017 Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The two Seminoles are among seven ACC players named to the watch list for the award, given to the best defensive back in college football.

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FSU, Bama opener headlines 2017 SEC vs. ACC games

This season's SEC-ACC matchups start off with a bang, with what could be a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown when Alabama takes on Florida State in Atlanta.

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Fisher: ACC is 'premier conference' in nation (0:21)
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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Is Dabo Swinney rooting for the ACC or for his alma mater when FSU & Alabama play in Week 1?

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FSU duo makes Outland Trophy watch list

C Alec Eberle and DT Derrick Nnadi were named to the Outland Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award is given to the nation's top interior lineman. Eberle enters the season having started 19 consecutive games, and Nnadi recorded 49 tackles and six sacks in 2016.

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

It's not just that Derwin James has the ability to play all over the field, Jimbo Fisher says, it's that he's really good in all those roles.

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FSU's Fisher proclaims ACC is best in nation

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said that when it comes to college football, the ACC is the clear choice as the nation's "premier conference."

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

As he works ACC media gauntlet, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher has been peppered with questions about the overall strength the conference. "Just a few years ago we were answering questions about the ACC surviving. Now here we are with 2 of the last 4 national champions and Heisman winners and all of that. If you win the big games and big trophies that talk seems to go away, doesn't it?"

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Four Seminoles make Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

Florida State DBs Tarvarus McFadden, Derwin James, DT Derrick Nnadi and DE Josh Sweat were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award goes to the nation's top defensive standout.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimbo Fisher on whether he would prefer to have a game to get ready before facing Alabama: "Well, I scheduled it, so I better be ready for it."

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Florida State's Derwin James getting in touch with the roots of college football.

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Who will win the ACC?

As usual, Florida State and Clemson lead the way, with ESPN's Football Power Index giving the Seminoles a sizable advantage. Miami looks like the next-biggest threat, with outside chances for Louisville, NC State and North Carolina.

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