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FSU legend Monk Bonasorte has passed away

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Football:

FSU legend Monk Bonasorte has passed away due to a battle with brain cancer; you’d be hard pressed to find someone whom was more dedicated to FSU football.

Dalvin Cook set FSU’s all-time rushing record on Saturday with a 225 yard performance against Syracuse; which also earned him a helmet sticker from espn.

Dennis Dodd put Dalvin Cook on his Heisman ballot but behind Christian Mccaffrey & Baker Mayfield? Nope.

So Dalvin’s got the record now; what’s left that he can accomplish? A lot.

If this set of Bowl Projections turns out to be true FSU will be in Orlando for the third time in 10 months.

FSU stayed pat at No. 3 in ESPN’s ACC Power Rankings; while moving up 5 spots to No. 13 in ESPN’s overall Power Rankings.

Florida Stated moved up to Nos. 15 & 14 in the AP & Coaches poll respectively.

Here’s what we learned on offense & defense following the victory over Syracuse.

Florida State opens as a seven point home favorite over rival Florida.

It’s becoming increasingly more likely that a 2-loss team is going to get throttled by Alabama in the college football playoff.

Following the embarrassing loss to Kansas; Charlie Strong is out as head coach of Texas. Let the coaching carousel begin.

Recruiting:

It’s playoff time in High School football; here’s how some Seminole commitments did this weekend via Tim Scribble:

Stanford Samuels III (2017)and Flanagan fell to Deerfield Beach 10-7. Samuels had a touchdown run in the loss.

Bailey Hockman (2017) had 222 yard passing and a touchdown run in McEachern's 47 win over Parkview.

Justin Watkins (2018) rushed for 156 yards including touchdown runs of 65 and 58 yards. Vanguard won 46-23 win over Mitchell.

Other Sports:

FSU Men’s basketball moved to 4-0 with a 100-71 victory over Detroit Mercy. Dwayne Bacon dropped 22 points while Jonathan Isaac added a double of 14 pts 10 rebounds.

Leticia Romero returned & Women’s basketball moved to 4-1 with a 84-64 victory over James Madison. Shakayla Thomas led the way with 17 points.

Alumni:

Jameis Winston dedicated his sterling performance yesterday to the late great Monk.

Xavier Rhodes was clocked at 22.4 miles per hour during his pick-6 on Sunday. He got to Carson Palmer twice yesterday.