Sunday, November 18, 2018
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Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida State-Virginia Tech

Special teams mastermind Frank Beamer had to appreciate the Hokies' blocked punt return for a touchdown late in the first half. Beamer Ball lives on at Virginia Tech.

A crazy stat from ESPN's Chris Fallica: The last time Miami and FSU both opened 0-1 was 1975. Both should get wins this weekend, but their Oct. 6 meeting at Hard Rock Stadium has lost some sizzle.

It'll get lost in the final score, but QB Deondre Francois looked decent in his return from a knee injury. The problem is that he spent most of the game running for his life against a Hokies defense that was wrecked by offseason attrition. His three interceptions were costly, too.

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Matt Baker’s takeaways from FSU-Boston College

Matt Baker’s takeaways from FSU-Boston College

The announced attendance (57,274) was the smallest announced crowd at Doak Campbell Stadium since the Virginia Tech game in 1988 (50,901). Crowds are down across the sport, but the empty seats were a bad sign in Year 1 of the Willie Taggart Era.RELAT...
Published: 11/17/18
Florida State’s bowl streak still alive after comeback upset of Boston College

Florida State’s bowl streak still alive after comeback upset of Boston College

Deondre Francois found Tamorrion Terry for the 74-yard game winning touchdown pass. Now FSU must beat the Gators next week to make a bowl game.
Published: 11/17/18
FSU journal: Ground game gets untracked a bit

FSU journal: Ground game gets untracked a bit

TALLAHASSEE — It took until the 11th game, but Florida State's rushing offense finally started to click the way the Seminoles expected with a talented backfield and a coach with a history of excellent runners.FSU rushed 36 times for 156 yards. ...
Published: 11/17/18
The end of ‘The Streak’ would be another sorry chapter for Florida State

The end of ‘The Streak’ would be another sorry chapter for Florida State

Florida State's run of 36 consecutive bowl games, which began under Bobby Bowden, might screech to a halt this afternoon under Willie Taggart
Published: 11/16/18
Hot seat watch, coaches in contention to move up, Jimbo Fisher flashback and more college football notes

Hot seat watch, coaches in contention to move up, Jimbo Fisher flashback and more college football notes

Yes, Skip Holtz flopped at USF, but he's doing very well at Louisiana Tech...
Published: 11/16/18
Who has been more disappointing: Florida State or Miami?

Who has been more disappointing: Florida State or Miami?

Times columnist Martin Fennelly and writer Matt Baker discuss which former powerhouse has had a worse 2018.
Published: 11/14/18
25 things about No. 1 FSU vs. No. 2 Notre Dame, 25 years later

25 things about No. 1 FSU vs. No. 2 Notre Dame, 25 years later

We rewatched one of the games of the century to see Charlie Ward, Warrick Dunn, Derrick Brooks, Skip Holtz and O.J. Simpson.
Published: 11/09/18
AP sources: Injured quarterback Ian Book to miss Notre Dame’s game against Florida State

AP sources: Injured quarterback Ian Book to miss Notre Dame’s game against Florida State

No. 3 Notre Dame will start quarterback Brandon Wimbush against Florida State on Saturday for Ian Book, who is nursing an undisclosed injury, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Book is not expected to play after taking a...
Published: 11/08/18
Joe Henderson: Athletic departments need to heed the warnings of dwindling attendance

Joe Henderson: Athletic departments need to heed the warnings of dwindling attendance

UF becomes the latest football program to see a decline at the gate.
Published: 11/06/18
Florida State suspends two players for first half vs. N.C. State

Florida State suspends two players for first half vs. N.C. State

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State will be without leading receiver Nyqwan Murray and reserve linebacker Zaquandre White for the first half of Saturday’s game at North Carolina State. Coach Willie Taggart announced the suspensions on Monday. Murray and Whi...
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