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Florida State football, recruiting news: ’Noles fall to Gonzaga in Sweet 16

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A historic season ends in Anaheim.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-West Regional-Gonzaga vs Florida State Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Football:

Redshirt freshman wide receiver Warren Thompson is locked in after he was tested mentally by his redshirt year:

Willie Taggart really likes what he’s seeing from the wide receiver group; redshirt talents like Jordan Young & Warren Thompson are emerging quickly.

Jaiden Woodbey is out this spring because of a shoulder injury but Willie Taggart says he’s ahead of schedule.

Recruiting:

Four-star targets Malachi Wideman, Jaylon Knighton, Jo’Quavious Marks and many others are expected to visit FSU next week for the Spring Game festivities. (VIP)

Three-star Valdosta athlete Jaheim Bell visited for the second time in two weeks. (VIP)

Three-star offensive-tackle Joshua Jones, teammate of top four-star WR target EJ Williams has been offered by Florida State.

Jones spent a majority of his time watching the offensive line during practice. He also spoke to assistant coach Randy Clements.

“The visit was great,” Jones told Noles247. “[Randy Clements] likes my physicality and my love for the game.” The pace of FSU’s practice stood out to Jones.

“I like how everything is fast. The speed of it.”

Other Sports:

At some point you have to wonder if there’s some kind of disney-esque curse that keeps FSU from beating Florida in baseball.

The winningest team in program history has concluded its season; ‘Noles fall to Gonzaga in the Sweet 16:

The first of three consecutive road weekend series is on deck; as FSU travels to Charlottesville:

Alumni:

Brian Burns has been invited to the NFL draft and he will attend; a telltale sign that he’s expected to go somewhat early in the first round:

The combine snub was a blessing in disguise for Jacques Patrick; it only made him work harder.