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Florida State football, recruiting news: Who is the ACC’s dark horse in 2016?

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Florida State is going to have a lot of players on the bench who would start elsewhere. And that can actually be an indication of team quality, as it means the starters are even better players. The inverse isn’t necessarily true; a team could have shaky reserves, great starters and never need it due to great health, but think about some of the players FSU is going to have on the bench this season. Very few starters are going to have their jobs by default, but rather because they beat out other highly skilled challengers.

What's been going on in Omaha at the College World Series the last two weeks has revealed a bug in the Playoff's coding, a flaw in the new postseason tapestry. College football excludes one of the best storylines in sport -- the triumph of the underdog. The new Saturday's America has left no room for the Butler Bulldogs, no room for Leicester City, none for Buster Douglas or Coastal Carolina, the upstart that plays Wednesday night with a chance to win a national title.

Recruiting

  • 2018 three-star defensive end Robert Hicks, an Auburn commit, tweeted on Wednesday that he will be attending the July Jimbo Fisher Football Camp.