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Florida State football, recruiting news 9/1

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Welcome to September, Florida State fans. As a quick programming note, the content schedule on Tomahawk Nation will be a bit more drawn out than usual, thanks to Labor Day and the lack of preview material on the coming Citadel game.

That, and we already posted 15 stories/videos from the Oklahoma State game. They are all on the front page, so please do check them out.

Jimbo Fisher's press conference is at 1 EST Monday. We will have live updates.

Let's get to good reads on Florida State and CFB in general.

-Spencer Hall on playoff teams. Again, way too early, and he acknowledges it unlike some out there.

-Bill Connelly on Georgia taking apart Clemson. Very well done, of course.

-General CFB column by Matt Hinton. Nice read, specifically this perspective.

But the doom-and-gloom narrative really only makes sense on a curve that expects the defending champs to obliterate all comers in perpetuity.
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OSU had the ball on three occasions in the second half with a chance to tie or take the lead, and it didn't come close to scoring on any of them.
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Florida State, meanwhile, may not be the irresistible force the preseason hype suggested, but it will take more than a relatively close call against a quality opponent to convince me that FSU is actually vulnerable.

-247's Citadel preview ($): Citadel is an option team, throwing only eight passes in a loss to Coastal Carolina. If I were Jimbo Fisher, I would absolutely sit corner P.J. Williams, who told us after the game that his hamstring is not fully there.

-Orlando Sentinel's stats look at Okie State. We'll have ours out soon looking at a different set of numbers.