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Florida State football, recruiting news: Marvin Wilson refuses to let FSU wilt

Plus, an intriguing prospect announces an official visit

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 28 NC State at Florida State Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images


Three-star defensive lineman Jeffery M’ba, a former Virginia commit and French native, announced that he’d be heading to Tallahassee for an official visit:


Junior Marvin Wilson has seen Florida State teams crumble in the face of adversity before, and now, he’s doing all he can to avoid that this season, including making his teammates run.

Hear from Wilson, Levonta Taylor, Amari Gainer and defensive coordinator Harlon Barnett here. (Do I get bonus points for using homonyms?)

In today’s “things that don’t surprise you but still sadden you” news:

Wake Forest’s starting quarterback Jamie Newman is day-to-day, and so Sam Hartman might get the call instead. Hartman, apparently, has been thinking about last year’s loss to Florida State quite a bit.

Bleacher Report is predicting a seven-point victory for the Demon Deacons.

Two more former Seminoles are headed to the XFL, with running back Jacques Patrick getting a chance with the Tampa Bay Vipers and cornerback Marquez White heading to the St. Louis Hawks.

Is Jalen Ramsey going to pull off the legendary double D.E.N.N.I.S?


Florida State women’s basketball is being picked to finish third in the ACC.

Former Seminole basketball player Montay Brandon has signed with the St. John’s Edge of the National Basketball League.

Other Sports:

Florida State women’s tennis is set to host the ITA Southeast Regional Championships this weekend.

As for FSU cross country, sophomore Erin Phelps and Yasmine Abbes were named ACC Women’s Performer and Freshman Performer of the Week for the second time this season, while redshirt freshman Jacob Holmes earned Men’s Performer of the Week honors.

Florida State University researchers have discovered a new geophysical phenomenon that they’ve dubbed “stormquakes,” aka when a hurricane or some other strong storm is powerful enough to spark oceanic seismic events.