TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State watched Oklahoma State's safeties crash the line of scrimmage in the opener, but Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher said that wasn't unexpected from the Cowboys even though FSU is tasked with reshaping its passing game.
about 1177 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
For all the warts Florida State displayed on Saturday, there is something to be said that the top-ranked Seminoles still managed to win. The opener against a tougher-than-advertised opponent at a neutral site is in the rearview mirror, and now the Seminoles essentially have three weeks -- sorry to The Citadel -- to shore up any lapses in the armor before division rival Clemson visits Sept.
about 1179 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State is not deviating from company line that the Seminoles have moved on from 2013, but forgive FSU fans if they're still reveling in the past. Levonte Whitfield gave Florida State its first lead of the national championship game with a 100-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter, and, seven months later, it's still a talking point for Seminoles fans when interacting with the player affectionately known as Kermit.
about 1199 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It's the double-edged sword of having a wildly talented team but with nearly a month's worth of practices still standing in the way of the season opener. There are not many question marks in the starting lineup for Florida State, which means the uncertainties at those few positions are squarely under the microscope.
about 1204 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
Players reported to Florida State for the beginning of preseason camp on Sunday. On Monday, the Seminoles take the practice field for the first time this season. Whether 2014 is a title defense or a title chase is entirely exclusive from the 2013 season, and the fact remains Florida State enters the fall as the preseason No.
about 1208 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
Florida State's spring camp came to a close on Saturday with the annual Garnet and Gold game, and now the Seminoles are prepping for a second straight national title. The game is secondary compared to the rest of spring practices, so with that in mind, here are some of the biggest answers the 15 spring sessions presented.
about 1319 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Most coaches keep practices behind closed doors. They don't want any important information finding its way to opponents. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, however, graciously tipped his hand Wednesday when asked about what new formations and which underclassman receivers could mitigate the departure of potential first-round NFL draft pick Kelvin Benjamin, all 6-foot-5 and 240 pounds of him.
about 1343 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
Just a week remains until national signing day, and Florida State is on pace to add one of its deepest classes in years. Throughout Jimbo Fisher's first four years on the job, he has managed to reel in plenty of talent.
about 1394 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
The season ended with Jimbo Fisher hugging the national championship trophy, a finale that seemed nearly inevitable as Florida State thundered through its schedule, even if that final win over Auburn in the VIZIO BCS National Championship was filled with drama.
about 1408 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles