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66 days to FSU football: One Seminole stands out at No. 66

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There are 66 days left until Florida State football takes the field again, which means it is time to dive into the history of the No. 66 at FSU.

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With 66 days left until the opening kickoff of the 2016 Florida State season, we take a look at the No. 66 jersey in Florida State history with one Seminole standing out.

Lewis Tyre, guard who wore No. 66 from 1991 to 1995, was the only player to be named to an All-American postseason team wearing the number. In 1992, after redshirting, Football News named Tyre to its first team freshman All-America team. Following 1995, the AP, Football News and United Press all named the Georgian an All-American honorable mention. He was also a first team All-ACC member in 1994 and 1995, earning third team honors in 1993.

Defensive tackle Joe Strickler was named to the first team All-South Independent team in 1971. He wore No. 66 from 1969-1971.

Here are some other names you might know who wore No. 66 at FSU:

  • Al Pacifico (1955-1956)
  • Joe Russo (1957)
  • Denny Schou (1958)
  • Ken Kestner (1959-1960)
  • Frank De Francesco (1961)
  • Dick Hermann (1962-1964)
  • Carlie McNeil (1965)
  • Ken Hart (1966-1968)
  • Tom Chandler (1972)
  • Curtis Harris (1973-1974)
  • Charlie Barns (1975)
  • Gil Wesley (1976)
  • Mike Stewart (1977)
  • Redus Coggin (1979-1981)
  • Parrish Barwick (1982-1986)
  • Robert Stevenson (1987)
  • Scott Schilbrack (1988-1990)
  • Marcello Church (2001)
  • Cornelius Lewis (2005)
  • Jacob Stanley (2007, 2009)
  • Joshua Rodriguez (2010)
  • Jacob Stanley (2010-2011)
  • Keith Weeks (2012-present)

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