It’s the dog days of summer, but former FSU wide receiver Snoop Minnis was out working with quarterback James Blackman and wide receiver Keyshawn Helton:
We got better today. Great workout with my brothers. pic.twitter.com/EDimGnDIRk— Snoop Minnis (@Snoop_Minnis) July 9, 2019
The Seminoles extended an offer to a three-star guard Patrick Barnett out of Key West:
Blessed To Receive an Offer from The Florida State University!! Thank you Coaches @Coach__Clements, & @coachjakereed for the opportunity!!!#FearTheSpear pic.twitter.com/Xawers1pdW— Patrick Barnett ㊿ (@PBarnett_50) July 9, 2019
Nine members of FSU’s basketball team were named to the All-ACC academic honor roll:
Working hard on the court and in the classroom— FSU Hoops (@FSUHoops) July 9, 2019
Florida State basketball products Mfioundu Kabengele and Terance Mann made it official with the Los Angeles Clippers:
Every hooper’s dream.@mfiondu and @terance_mann makin’ it official! ✍ pic.twitter.com/Hd8KjuzvXb— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) July 9, 2019
Mann and Kabengele are both being projected to make the roster next season and our hoops writers Matt Minnick and Michael Rogner explored how LA’s first and second round picks fit into the squad.
Speaking of the dynamic duo, the pair participated in a hard-hitting Q & A session:
Ever wonder who's got...— LA Clippers (@LAClippers) July 8, 2019
The best dance moves?
The best fits?
And other pressing questions?
The rooks @terance_mann and @Mfiondu join us for a game of 'T or Fi?' ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/Ku61uNi8kA
Former Florida State shot-putter Austin Droogsma, who was invited to the New York Giants rookie camp, has done enough to sign a rookie contract with the NFL franchise:
The Giants are taking a flyer on a 345-pound shot-putter from Florida State, who hasn't worn football pads since high school.https://t.co/6vOYVy0sEz— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 9, 2019
Do-it-all safety Derwin James, named as a finalist for Defensive Rookie of the Year, is getting some early buzz to take home the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award next season:
My top 5 Candidates for DEF Player of the Year— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) July 9, 2019
1) Myles Garrett
2) Aaron Donald
3) Von Miller
4) Khalil Mack
5) Derwin James
I'm sure everyone agrees pic.twitter.com/iQaSQ8iK5f
James was also named as one of the 10 most versatile players in the NFL by Ted Nguyen of The Athletic. (Paywall)
We’re almost to the halfway point in our top-100 countdown and our latest entry, Travis Minor, achieved plenty during one of the most dominant stretches of FSU football ever.