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Florida State football, recruiting news: 2020 football opponents are set

Plus, #WaterGate continues

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: AUG 31 Boise State v Florida State Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Recruiting:

2020 four-star quarterback Jeff Sims, the de facto leader and head recruiter of FSU’s next signing class, reaffirmed his commitment to Florida State in an Instagram post:

Football:

Florida State released its depth chart on Wednesday, and a certain senior safety was nowhere to be found on it.

Here’s a positive takeaway from Saturday’s game, if you’re into that sort of thing:

The latest chapter in the pointless Willie Taggart #WaterGate controversy unfolded yesterday, with Taggart clarifying his comments to the media while sipping on some water of his own.

Florida State is ranked No. 26 in ESPN’s FPI rankings (with 6.7 projected wins), demonstrating why ESPN’s FPI rankings are occasionally questionable.

According to Pro Football Focus, here’s FSU’s top-rated and lowest-rated defenders from the Boise State game.

Just a reminder: FSU’s game vs. Louisiana-Monroe this week is set to be broadcast on the ACC Network.

Florida State’s 2020 football opponents are set, with Boise State, Samford, West Virginia and Florida set to serve as non-conference foes.

Amari Gainer had an impressive game against Boise State, and is hoping to build off of it as the season continues.

Here’s a double dip of Nolecast for you all: A film review autopsy of the Boise State game, and a lookahead to this week’s matchup vs. ULM.

Basketball:

JUCO shooting guard Sardaar Calhoun will officially visit Florida State this weekend, according to 247.

Florida State point guard Trent Forrest is starting to get some recognition before his senior campaign, coming in at 52 at Three Man Weave’s Top 100 college basketball players list.

The Florida State women’s basketball team was ranked No. 11 in ESPNW’s Way-Too-Early preseason poll.

Cross Country:

Freshmen Kasey Knevelbaard and Lauren Ryan were named ACC Performers of the Week after Knevelbaard won his debut race and Ryan finished as runner-up.