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Florida State football, recruiting news: Mike Norvell named Coach of the Year finalist

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Plus, Norvell will not coach Memphis in the Cotton Bowl.

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Football:

FSU’s new head coach finds himself in some elite company as a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award:

Norvell kept it classy, penning a letter to the Tiger’s faithful thanking them for his time in Memphis. One thing of note for FSU fans in the letter is that Norvell will not coach Memphis in the Cotton Bowl.

In case you missed it, Norvell’s staff is already starting to take shape with the reported hiring of an offensive coordinator and the announcement that Odell Haggins will be retained.

Keeping with the theme of possible staff, Norvell’s former offensive line coach Ryan Silverfield, who is a target for FSU, is gaining popularity to fill Memphis’ head coaching vacancy:

Not only was Florida State the best team throughout the 90’s, they put up the highest win percentage of any team, in any decade, ever:

The FSU defense will no longer have to worry about BC’s AJ Dillion with the All-ACC back entering the NFL Draft:

Recruiting:

Norvell has wasted no time hitting the recruiting trail and stopped by for a visit with former Seminole and current Miami Killian head coach Derrick Gibson:

FSU Football aren’t the only ones on the trail as FSU Hoops plans to send assistants to watch 2021 5-star PG Kennedy Chander, who plans to visit the ’Noles in February:

Other Sports:

FSU is well represented in Perfect Game’s latest top 300 prospects for the 2020 MLB Draft.

The Podcast:

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