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30Aug
30Aug

ESPN has ranked college football fan bases based on a variety of factors including program power, rivalry dominance, coaching stability, recruiting trend, revenue growth and twitter buzz. Based on those parameters, Florida State comes in at #2 in the nation just one shy from the top spot. That makes FSU the happiest fans in the state, conference and southern region and behind only Ohio State overall. FSU's in-state rivals are ranked #16 for Miami and #38 for Florida.

18Aug
18Aug

Florida State vs Alabama game on September 2nd tops the list of the most in-demand and expensive ticket for any opener for the upcoming college football season: Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Atlanta's new Mercedes-Benz Stadium sold out last month and the average ticket sale price is $845 on StubHub, according to data provided by the secondary ticket site. The game has also generated the most overall sales on the secondary ticket market. Florida (28%) has been the state that has accounted for the m...

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21Jul
21Jul

Announced today was the last of the 16 college football award watch lists recognized by the NCAA. In all, 10 Florida State players appear 24 times between 13 of those lists. Here is the full breakdown:

Bednarik - Defensive Player of the Year
S Derwin James
CB Tarvarus McFadden
DT Derrick Nnadi
LB Matthew Thomas

Maxwell - College Player of the Year
QB Deondre Francois
S Derwin James

Mackey - Most Outstanding Tight End
TE Ryan Izzo

Rimington - Most Outstanding Center
C Alec Eberle

Nagurski - Best De...

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20Jul
20Jul

ESPN college football writer, David Hale, made a bold prediction with who he expects to earn All-ACC and ACC Player of the Year honors at the end of the season. Surprisingly, CB Tarvarus McFadden, who led the nation in interceptions last season, did not make Hale's list. Noles who made it were WR Auden Tate, C Alec Eberle, OT Landon Dickerson (although Dickerson's experience to date is almost entirely at guard), S Derwin James and K Ricky Aguayo. Additionally, not only does Hale predict true fre...

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11Jul
11Jul

According to CBS Sports, the Florida State Seminoles athletic program had the best season of any other for 2016-17. You can find more details and how the numbers are formulated here. Florida State (491.25) edged rival Florida (489.75) thanks in large part to its success in women's basketball. The two Sunshine State programs were followed closely by USC (482.5), which like UF was unable to make up for a void of points for that sport. The Seminoles put together an outstanding overall season with ...

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