All spring and all summer, Florida State promised we would see a new-look defense come Week 1. Well, the Noles delivered on those promises against Pittsburgh. Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt showed off new blitz packages designed for his athletic linebackers and cornerbacks in a 41-13 win over the Panthers on Monday night, allowing guys like linebacker Telvin Smith and cornerback Lamarcus Joyner to take on even bigger roles on the defense.
about 886 days ago | Andrea Adelson | Florida State Seminoles
Remember the talk before Monday night about the overhyped quarterback and the obvious trap game circumstances in Pittsburgh? That talk didn't last long. Here's what we learned about Florida State in Week 1 instead .
about 887 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher finally put the biggest question of fall camp to rest Friday, officially naming Jameis Winston his starting quarterback. But if Winston's position on the depth chart finalized one lingering issue, a handful of other questions remain as the Seminoles begin their final week of preparation for the season opener at Pittsburgh.
about 896 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State opens fall camp this week, and while the bulk of the starting lineup appears firmly in place, there are a handful of key position battles to watch as the Seminoles set their sights on the season opener in Pittsburgh.
about 918 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
ESPN Watch List linebacker Kain Daub (Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood) is zeroing in on two programs. A former commitment to LSU, the 6-foot-2, 243-pound linebacker is still looking at the SEC West, but also an ACC program.
about 1079 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail
Florida State's recruiting class might have looked a lot different if it weren't for the hire of defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt. Pruitt's appointment in Tallahassee directly resulted in no fewer than two commitments from top-40 players destined elsewhere that the Seminoles wouldn't have had a shot at otherwise.
about 1096 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail
Who is leaving: Florida State is losing three top-flight defensive ends to the NFL draft this season, led by draft-eligible junior Bjoern Werner. Senior Tank Carradine's stock would have been much higher if not for a late knee injury in the regular season finale against Florida.
about 1111 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail