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Florida State’s Orange Bowl prep week schedule

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The ‘Noles schedule leading up to the big game.

On December 30th, Florida State football will take on Michigan in the 2016 Capital One Orange Bowl from Miami. Between the game and when the team flies down on the 23rd, there are many practices and events that will be taking place. You can see the tentative schedule below:

NOTE: Curt Weiler and Andrew Miller from Tomahawk Nation will be on-site in South Florida starting on the 27th of December to cover the events. You can follow each on Twitter by clicking their names.

Saturday, December 24th:

3:15 PM EST: FSU Official Party Arrival at Sheltair Aviation.

  • Jimbo Fisher will speak to the media for a brief time.

Sunday, December 25th:

12:30 PM: Practice (Closed to the media).

  • There will be no media availability all day.

Monday, December 26th:

12:30 PM: Practice (Closed to the media).

  • Jimbo Fisher and players will be available to media following practice.

7:30 PM: Student-Athlete Charity Outing at Dave & Busters in Hollywood

  • Player interviews opportunities may be available.

Tuesday, December 27th:

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM: Defensive press conference

  • FSU defensive coordinator Charles Kelly and players DeMarcus Walker, Marquez White, Derrick Nnadi, Tarvarus McFadden and Trey Marshall will be available to the media.

12:30 PM: Practice (First 15 minutes open to media)

  • Practice is scheduled to be open for the first time since late August. As usual open practices, media will only be allowed to watch the first 15 minutes.
  • Jimbo Fisher and players will not speak following the practice.

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM: Beach Party at Diplomat

  • Player interviews opportunities may be available.

Wednesday, December 28th:

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM: Offensive press conference

  • FSU co-offensive coordinators Randy Sanders and Lawrence Dawsey alongside players Dalvin Cook, Rod Johnson, Deondre Francois, Travis Rudolph and Freddie Stevenson will be available to the media.

12:30 PM: Practice (First 15 minutes open to media)

  • FSU football practice is scheduled to be open to the media for the first 15 minutes.
  • Jimbo Fisher and players will not speak following the practice.

6:00 PM: Team Dinner at Area Code 55

  • Player interviews opportunities may be available.

Thursday, December 29th:

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM: Head coaches press conference

  • Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh will be available to the media.

11:45 AM: Coaches Luncheon at Jungle Island

  • Coaches interviews opportunities may be available.

TBA: Walk-Thru

  • Walk-Thru will be closed to the media

Friday, December 30th:

8:00 PM: 2016 Capital One Orange Bowl