As evidenced by the conduct of some of his players in Florida State’s embarrassing loss to Clemson, there is still a lot of cultural rebuilding left to do by head coach Willie Taggart. Bud Elliott goes in-depth on what changes need to be made, both internal and external, to correct some of the issues that have been present in the program for years.
FSU has had upperclassmen quit for three straight years. The underclassmen have to be shown it isn’t acceptable. https://t.co/HEtdYo07ch— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) October 30, 2018
Quitting has been the topic du jour since last Saturday’s debacle against the Tigers, but quarterback James Blackman had something to say about the team’s level of effort going forward for the rest of the season.
WATCH: #FSU QB James Blackman says the team isn’t quitting. "Everyone says we’re quitting, but you still got guys out there fighting." https://t.co/zLVSbwBIqw— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) October 30, 2018
The latest episode of The Nolecast goes over a variety of topics, including the Clemson game, recruiting, and what choices Taggart will have to make regarding his players and staff.
New @Nolecast: Tough questions for FSU after Clemson https://t.co/hfiSXuLgzv— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) October 30, 2018
Inexplicably, ESPN.com has FSU as the 12th best team in the ACC in its Week 9 P5 conference power rankings, which is 1 spot below a Wake Forest team that the ’Noles convincingly beat the week prior...whatever.
Running back Khalan Laborn’s rehab has been progressing nicely.
Big chip on my shoulder gotta a lot to prove and Im up for the challenge pic.twitter.com/GnDlj16wrR— Lαmbo® (@Khalan2012) October 28, 2018
All 4 of FSU’s remaining opponents are in the College Football Playoff’s first top 25 rankings.
Here’s the full #CFBPlayoff Top 2️⃣5️⃣ rankings for games played through October 27.— College Football Playoff (@CFBPlayoff) October 30, 2018
Is your team in? pic.twitter.com/CnmGi1MMVx
A fun stat shared by writer David Hale:
Per @ESPNStatsInfo, Deondre Francois has 50 drop backs this year with at least one blown blocking assignment. That’s 12 more than any other FBS QB.— Haunting of Hale House (@ADavidHaleJoint) October 30, 2018
Florida State men’s basketball’s home opener against the Florida Gators is rapidly approaching.
I would like to write about an opening night sell out which means some of y'all gotta buy tickets https://t.co/pUbB11ptxQ— Michael Rogner (@MichaelRogner) October 30, 2018
FSU soccer has the No. 6 rated RPI in the country.
With a tough strength of schedule and two Top-10 victories on the road, the Seminoles currently claim the #️⃣6️⃣ RPI in the NCAA. #ShowUpEarnIt pic.twitter.com/4Q70s0fve1— FSU Soccer (@FSUSoccer) October 30, 2018
NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah ranked the top rookies at the midway point of the 2018 NFL season. A very familiar name resides at the top of the list.
The Tampa Bay Bucs have promoted Javien Elliott back to the active roster.
We have promoted CB Javien Elliot to the active roster, released LB Kevin Minter, and signed RB Dare Ogunbowale to the practice squad.#GoBucshttps://t.co/LdeG7QeQu9— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) October 30, 2018
Jonathan Isaac will host a Fight for Literacy Game on November 17th. He hopes to help raise awareness on the issue of illiteracy in the United States with this event.
Excited to announce I’m joining @coachingforlit in the #Fight4Literacy and hosting a @FightForLitGame on November 17! Our goal is to drastically reduce the rate of illiteracy in America by bringing nationwide awareness to the issue. Press release: https://t.co/OmqNRXFCTp pic.twitter.com/kquMB8EJXh— Jonathan Isaac (@jisaac_01) October 30, 2018