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Florida State football, recruiting news: Details of Jim Leavitt’s FSU contract released

Florida State’s newest analyst is making a decent chunk of change

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Want to see Florida State running back commit Jaylan Knighton ball out for Deerfield Beach over this last weekend? Well, check out the highlights then. The 2020 four-star put up three touchdowns in a 53-0 win, averaging 13.4 yards per carry.


Florida State will face off against UMass for the first time in program history, with the game set to be played in 2021. As you might recall, former Florida State offensive coordinator Walt Bell is UMass’ head coach.

Marvin Wilson is leading all interior defenders in the nation in total pressures:

247 broke down how each of FSU’s first and second-year players have been doing so far in 2019.

If you can stomach re-living last Saturday’s loss to Virginia, then go ahead and take a look at our film review of the game and see if you can learn a few things.

Walk-on redshirt sophomores Tommy Martin and Parker Grothaus, who have taken over duties at punter and kickoff respectively in wake of Logan Tyler’s suspension, spoke to the media on Wednesday and dropped a few nuggets.

FSU fans are feeling a little bit more confident after last week’s game — well, at least according to our latest FanPulse poll.

Jim Leavitt, the former USF head coach and Oregon defensive coordinator who came aboard as an analyst for Florida State a week ago, officially signed his contract on Wednesday, with the details of it being released on the same day. Leavitt is set to make $80,000 annually on a contract that runs from Sep. 11, 2019 to Aug. 7, 2020.

The latest Nolecast is here! Bud and Ingram bring aboard Louisville reporter Mark Ennis to talk about Saturday’s game, with one of the topics being the battle to control game pace.

Speaking of pace, did you read David Visser’s article about how FSU’s “struggles” with time of possession are being completely overblown?

Are we all going to hate watch this as a family?


The No. 6 Florida State soccer team will kick off ACC play tonight against Boston College (7-0-1), with the game being broadcast on ACC Network at 7 p.m.


Which one of you silky-voiced weirdos have what it takes to be the next voice of Florida State baseball?