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Florida State football, recruiting news: Raise the flags

Wake up, chug your haterade, and let the trash talking begin

Hurricane flags fly over FSU practice
Hurricane flags fly over FSU practice
David Visser


Florida State head coach Willie Taggart addressed the media yesterday on the heels of FSU’s second blowout win of the season. He spoke about how the staff believed Alex Hornibrook gave FSU their best chance to win against Syracuse, the injury status of freshman phenom Donte Lucas and national stud Cam Akers, and what it means for him and FSU to play Miami. Taggart also had some very interesting comments about the “WildCam” formation.

Garbage time is, well, useless, and yet at the same time it can hold value — why you should and shouldn’t be upset with FSU’s garbage-time last weekend.

A big man who has put in a ton of work made PFF’s Defensive Team of the Week:

Continuing the autopsy of the Syracuse game, TomahawkNation takes an excellent and highly accessible film review look at Hornibrook’s performance against the Orange, including some of his strengths and weaknesses. It’s a must-read.

Speaking of the ’Noles quarterback spot...

If redshirts are handed out like roses, who’s eligible to get one?

Last but absolutely not least, the inhuman Cam Akers and safety Hamsah Nasirildeen were recognized with ACC weekly awards:

Moving on, it’s Miami Hate Week — FSU is at home this weekend against the hated rival Hurricanes, and the Seminoles are slightly favored but the line has already moved.

Check out how the ’Noles and ’Canes stack up against each other. This is sure to be a slugfest of a matchup.

FSU isn’t the only team with questions at the QB position — Miami’s starting quarterback spot is in open competition eight weeks into the season:


Now is a perfect time to read Bud Elliot’s Sunshine State Scorecard. He’s tracking the state of Florida’s recruiting battles, and where Florida’s top talent is going.

Like an atomic clock, we’ve got your updates on the Seminoles’ Tribe20 targets and commitments with our weekly High School Recap. FSU is 4-4 with an in-state showdown vs. Miami on deck. Can Willie Taggart keep this class together?

Four-star linebacker Keyshawn Greene updated his recruitment.

Other Sports:

Real basketball is only eight days away, so get familiar with your Seminole hoops teams. Our own Michael Rogner previews the Men’s basketball’s point guard position.


Wanna see how Dalvin Cook is doing in the NFL MVP race? You’ve come to the right place. With plenty of Seminole alumni in the NFL, there’s no shortage of players to keep track of every Sunday. We put it all together for you right here.