TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher likes to poke fun at the media, but it's clear the Florida State coach has an affinity for prose and an artfully crafted metaphor. He's likened to special teams to debt, reading defenses to driving and, most recently, team dynamics to the sociology of a family.
about 662 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- NC State is third in the ACC in scoring offense, and Florida State doesn't own either of the spots ahead of the Wolfpack. That doesn't mean anyone is taking NC State's offense over Florida State's, but the Seminoles will need to score more points than previously thought before the season started.
about 668 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
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 689 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 691 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
Do you need a sign college football is close but still just a little too far away? The first preseason award watch lists were released Monday, a list of more than 70 players that could be the best in the country by season's end.
about 747 days ago | Jared Shanker | Florida State Seminoles
NFL.com put together a list of the 14 hottest names among coordinators in college football, with two ACC coaches making the cut. Of course, seeing Bud Foster and Chad Morris on the list is no surprise.
about 757 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles
AthlonSports was the latest publication to release a preseason All-ACC team, joining Phil Steele from a week ago. We already broke down Steele's teams, but now that we have multiple forecasts to look at, it's worth checking out some trends and differences.
about 771 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Florida State Seminoles
ESPN.com columnist Mark Schlabach is stopping by the ACC blog this week to answer some of your most pressing questions about the league as it enters the 2014 season. You can tweet your questions to Mark here.
about 775 days ago | Mark Schlabach | Florida State Seminoles
It is never too early to make predictions, and with the season less than three months away, we are seeking your input on who you think will take home some of the ACC's top honors at the end of the 2014 season.
about 775 days ago | Matt Fortuna | Florida State Seminoles
There were practices last year when Florida State's secondary would surrender so many big plays that then-defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt would slump into Jimbo Fisher's office and wonder whether he had a group ready to compete at a championship level.
about 779 days ago | David M. Hale | Florida State Seminoles