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2018 Schedule
7-6, 6th in ACC - Atlantic

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

The ACC released the 2018 schedule, and what stands out the most about Clemson's schedule? After a bye week, the Tigers have to play their three toughest Atlantic opponents three straight weeks: NC State (Oct. 20) at Florida State (Oct. 27) and Louisville (Nov. 3).

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6dAdam Rittenberg

Source: FSU to hire Maryland's Bell as new OC

Florida State is expected to hire Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell to take over the same role with the Seminoles, according to a source.

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7dAdam 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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Wilkerson to be FSU's 6th early entry in draft

Seminoles defensive lineman Jalen Wilkerson will forgo his final two years of eligiblity and enter the NFL draft, he announced via Twitter on Tuesday.


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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19dTom 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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19dPaul 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.

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

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