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Florida State football, recruiting news: Will it be Blackman or Francois against Notre Dame?

Which quarterback will make the start in South Bend?

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Tuesday’s practice showcased some very interesting developments on the offensive side of the ball and the return of a major contributor at defensive tackle. The full practice report can be found here.

Although James Blackman had a largely impressive performance against NC State, Deondre Francois believes that he’s still “the number one guy.” Click the link to watch full interviews from both Francois and Blackman about FSU’s current QB situation.

The depth chart for the team’s game against Notre Dame was released yesterday with some notable changes. writer David Hale writes that two prominent bowl streaks for ACC teams may end during this season. His thoughts can be found in the middle of the linked column. also ran a follow-up article to the news that Willie Taggart abdicated his play-calling duties to offensive coordinator Walt Bell that was initially reported on Monday. It was the first story in their Top Headlines section on the NCAA Football page for much of Tuesday.

Men’s Basketball:

FSU absolutely demolished the Florida Gators last night in the team’s first game of the year.

Tomahawk Nation’s preseason roundtable features a panel of our experts and their predictions on a host of topics regarding this year’s Florida State men’s basketball team.

Prior to the men’s season-opening victory against the University of Florida, had the Seminoles projected as a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament playing against 13th-seeded Harvard in the first round.

Additionally, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi had Florida State as a No. 5 seed in his preseason Bracketology projections. Lunardi predicts the ’Noles will be playing Western Kentucky in their first game of the tournament.

Women’s Basketball:

The Lady Noles won their season opener, as well:


Momentum has picked up regarding the prospect of top-ranked 2019 recruit Kayvon Thibodeaux going to the University of Oregon. He is a top target for Willie Taggart and the ’Noles:

FSU offered 2019 cornerback Marcus Banks on Tuesday. Banks, a 4-star recruit per the 247Sports Composite, plays at Dekaney High School in Houston, TX. Banks’ father, Bobby Meeks, played offensive line at Florida State from 2000-2004.