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Florida State football, recruiting news: Game week in Tallahassee

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FSU vs Alabama has that national championship type feel.

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Football:

Game week has arrived and in five short days FSU will face off against Alabama in its season opener but don’t count whomever loses out of the College Football Playoff race just yet.

Speaking of the playoff its committee has new faces this year.

FSU vs Alabama has that national championship feel according to ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit.

Derwin James is likely the best player on FSU’s roster but this year’s tone setter on defense? Derrick Nnadi.

In case you missed it; the staff of Tomahawknation put together our season predictions.

Here’s what we learned from Week 0 in College Football.

Projected starter for Alabama, Raekwon Davis, got shot in the leg this weekend. It’s a minor injury but wow.

Trey Fisher got the start for North Florida Christian and performed very well this past weekend; he’s making his own path on the football field.

Recruiting:

FSU made the final five for the nation’s top wide receiver:

Could Justin Fields be hurdling defenders in Tallahassee? He’s set to catch Alabama and Florida State in person this weekend.

Asante Samuel Jr. was outstanding in St. Thomas Aquinas’ opening game:

2019 5-star CB commit Akeem Dent will knock the teeth out of you:

5 Star FSU Commit Akeem Dent Laying The Hammer! Looks Like A Seminole!! #GoNoles #Tribe19 @dent.11

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Other Sports:

Women’s Soccer suffered their first defeat of the season:

Two weeks before the season starts and Men’s Golf finds themselves ranked in the preseason top 25:

Alumni:

This is the type of throw that separates Jameis from the other young QBs in the league:

Travis Rudolph has a really good shot at making the Giants’ roster because of plays like this:

Terrence Brooks got traded to the Jets. (almost feel bad for him)

Former FSU offensive lineman Menelik Watson took a knee this weekend; but not for what you think: