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Board of Trustees Member Jim Smith speaking about the Budget Shortfall

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"Florida State needs to decide if we're going to be in big-time athletics or not," Smith said after the meeting. "I think we've got the support to be in big-time athletics. I think we're structured wrong. "Frankly, I hope this is a wake-up call," Smith added. "We have some very, very good coaches here. When they wake up and realize that they have less resources than these schools that are raising (their budgets) 15-20 percent a year, then they will be gone. You can't blame them for that." Any thoughts? The article was published May 3rd, perhaps foreshadowing?

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