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Florida State football, recruiting news: Brian Burns named USA Today Freshman All-American

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We just beat the damn Gators, again.

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Football:

FSU’s very own Brian Burns was named a freshmen All-American by USA Today after a very impressive 9.5 sack freshman campaign. Florida State has had a freshman all-american every year of the Jimbo Fisher era.

4 squared is 16 also known as 4 victories over the Florida gators in 4 different sports over the course of 16 days:

Dalvin Cook discusses the Noles’ rocky start, the turn-around & the Orange Bowl matchup that virtually everyone is excited to see.

With 2016 coming to a close David Hale previews 2017 in his ACC mailbag.

Legendary commentator Verne Lundquist is saying good-bye to College Football; thanks for the memories Verne.

Jabrill Peppers is the 2016 recipient of the Lott Trophy given to college football’s most effectual defender; I guess 1 pass defended & 1 interception means you had the most impact on college football this year as a defender.

Recruiting:

Top flight receiver commit DJ Matthews is officially shutting down his recruitment; he’ll spend his week at Army All-American Bowl recruiting for #Tribe17

5-star Cornerback commit Stanford Samuels III is also shutting down his recruitment to focus on #Tribe17; the two long-time bell cows of the class look to help the seminoles close big.

Tim Brewster, Jay Graham, & Jimbo Fisher went in-home on Sunday with 5-star RB Cam Akers in Mississippi.

Junior College Linebacker Adonis Thomas wraps up his official visit to Tallahassee (Subscription needed)

Basketball:

Men’s Basketball has now defeated Florida 3 consecutive times; Dwayne Bacon led the way with 24 points. Here’s a look inside the locker room following the victory:

Go inside the Florida State Seminoles Basketball locker room after they beat the Gators!

Posted by Florida State Seminoles on Sunday, December 11, 2016

Senior Center Michael Ojo talks about the victory:

Alumni:

Former Seminole Anquan Boldin is 10th all-time on the NFL career receptions list; he continues to build a Hall of Fame; resume.

The Buccaneers are 8-5 & Jameis Winston is closing in on a NFL record:

Jalen Ramsey, Xavier Rhodes, Telvin 3 former great Seminole defenders having great season in the NFL:

Great time playing against my noles brothers. Great team win @telvinsmith50 @jalenramsey.#noles4life#skolvikes

A photo posted by Xavier Rhodes (@_xavier29) on

Former Seminole running back Chris Thompson sealed the deal for Washington’s victory over the Eagles: