TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State had the No.1 pass defense in 2013. It's hard to believe it, but the secondary could be even better in 2014, with four possible first-round picks starting in the backfield.
about 14 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
The celebration of a BCS championship victory is in the rearview mirror for Florida State, and Jimbo Fisher, Jameis Winston and Co. have already turned their attention toward adding another trophy in 2014.
about 187 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
Last week, we previewed Florida State's offensive depth chart for the spring. This week, we'll dig into the defense. The biggest question might be how similar the 2014 defensive scheme will look to 2013.
about 200 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- There's no consolation prize when you lose a recruiting battle, just an empty feeling and an empty space on the big board. It hurts even more to lose a player on signing day, when there is no tomorrow and no other players on the big board to turn to.
about 203 days ago | Jeff Barlis | NCF On The Trail
In 1984, Florida State hired Mickey Andrews as its defensive coordinator. For the next 26 seasons, he held the same role, only leaving after Bobby Bowden stepped aside as head coach following the 2009 season.
about 214 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Telvin Smith is as enthusiastic a player as Florida State has on defense, but the man has priorities. On the field, Smith had been a bundle of energy on an afternoon highlighted by his 79-yard interception return for a touchdown.
about 267 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Throughout the 68-yard dash, Telvin Smith never looked back. Seconds earlier, he'd stepped in front of a pass from Bethune-Cookman quarterback Quentin Williams, and a path cleared ahead of him as he charged to the end zone.
about 328 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher knows better than to make any suppositions before he actually has seen his freshmen get to work. He has been around long enough, seen enough five-star recruits fail and enough two-star afterthoughts emerge to know it's all just an educated guess until the games begin.
about 335 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The experiment was effectively over before the game even started. It's not that Nevada posed much of a threat to begin with. Florida State entered Saturday's game as a five-touchdown favorite.
about 336 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles