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Florida State football, recruiting news: ’Noles offer an offensive tackle

And a tweet goes viral, but not in a good way.

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Official FSU Twitter account deleted tweet showing civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. doing a tomahawk chop makes the local news. And Sports Illustrated. And the national news. And more national news.

SB Nation’s Richard Johnson deftly explores the issues with the tweet.

FSU Recruiting’s official account apologized for the tweet:

The creative director of FSU football also personally apologized for the tweet.

The Gators are replacing a defensive backs coach.


Three star offensive tackle and Mississippi State commit Darius Washington receives an offer from Florida State:

Coach Pimpleton goes in-home with three star offensive tackle prospect Ira Henry.

2019 four star men’s basketball commit Balsa Koprivica put on a show:

Other Sports:

An FSU pitcher makes preseason 1st team All American.

Not coincidentally, FSU baseball is ranked 6th preseason by Baseball America.

Despite not having scholarships and going up against programs who did, FSU All Girls Division IA cheerleaders finish third and earn bronze medals at nationals.


Florida State will be represented in the Super Bowl as former safety Lamarcus Joyner will make his first appearance for the Los Angeles Rams. If the Rams win, Joyner will be the fifth player from FSU’s 2013 national title team to win a Super Bowl. Former tight end Ryan Izzo is on the New England Patriots’ Injured/Reserve list.