- USA Today’s latest bowl projections have FSU squaring off vs. Tennessee in the Belk Bowl.
- Sports Illustrated also has the ’Noles paired with Tennessee in the Belk Bowl in its full bowl projections.
- ESPN had, you guessed it, Florida State vs. Tennessee in the Belk Bowl.
- NC State is currently negotiating a contract extension for Dave Doeren, who’s current contract expires after the 2019 season. Doeren won his first game vs. FSU in five attempts earlier this season.
- In case you missed it, check out Tomahawk Nation’s defensive film review from the loss vs. Miami. You can also see a detailed review of James Blackman’s pass chart here.
- Derwin James talked about, and backed up Florida State defensive coordinator Charles Kelly.
- You’ll also definitely want to check out this piece highlighting Jimbo Fisher’s unwillingness to go for it on fourth down, compared to his slow game pace.
- A little class rankings update: According to 247 Sports, FSU’s 2017 class is ranked No. 7 in the nation with 19 total commitments. In the ACC, the Seminoles’ class is second behind Miami. Three of it’s top four rated recruits, Anthony Lytton Jr., Houston Griffith, and Asante Samuel Jr., are all cornerbacks.
- Dalvin Cook had a successful surgery after suffering a season-ending ACL injury in his rookie season with the Minnesota Vikings.