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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU continues its Hurricane prep

The Seminoles are looking to start another streak against their in-state rival.

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Florida State’s run game has left a lot to be desired over the first 5 weeks of the season. However, offensive coordinator Walt Bell believes that the team’s commitment to the run is one of the reasons why they’ve found success in the explosive passing game.

The full interview with Bell can be found here.

Offensive players Cam Akers and Nyqwan Murray discuss the importance of the FSU - Miami rivalry.

The week of the Miami game always brings out heightened emotion and intensity. This was evident multiple times during Tuesday’s practice.

An example of that heightened intensity:

Freshman defensive tackle Robert Cooper with a nice rep yesterday.

FSU’s depth chart for this week is largely the same as last week, except for a few notable changes on the offensive line.

The aforementioned Murray had his best game of the season last week. Pro Football Focus gave him the 2nd-highest grade of any receiver in the conference, and named him to their Week 5 ACC Team of the Week.

If you missed the latest episode of The Nolecast, it dissects every aspect of the team’s performance against Louisville.

The annual matchup between the Seminoles and the Hurricanes is one of college football’s most historic rivalries. As such, the ’Noles have decided to keep it traditional for Saturday’s choice of uniform.


Derwin James has been remarkable through his first 4 weeks in the league.