The ACC announced the cancellation of all spring sports after initially postponing them due to COVID-19. This led to the inevitable cancellation of FSU football’s spring game:
Updates on spring football game and other FSU athletics events.https://t.co/xxFtTKUweT— FSU Seminoles (@Seminoles) March 17, 2020
HC Mike Norvell issued a statement on the decision:
Our CoachAB kicked off our Tutorial Tuesday/Thursday series, taking a look at FSU DC Adam Fuller’s early down blitzes.
Ball may be cancelled for Spring, but FSU football’s social media team is still putting in work:
Catching our eye Tuesday morning. Thank you creatives for keeping us inspired. pic.twitter.com/EkVMNAv1AQ— SkullSparks (@SkullSparks) March 17, 2020
Our Josh Pick spoke to current UF offensive line commit George Jackson on his impressions of the new FSU staff and the Seminoles still being high on his list.
ICYMI, he also did an extensive interview with FSU’s top commit, Branden Jennings.
Be sure to check in with the TN recruiting thread to stay up-to-date and discuss the latest in the wonderful world of college football recruiting.
Trent Forrest didn’t get the ending he deserved, but his recognition as an Academic All-American tells you everything you need to know about him as a student-athlete:
Jake Lourim over at FiveThirtyEight did a nice piece on teams that could have produced ‘March Magic’ for those of us still clasping on to whatever we can of the NCAA Tournament. The Seminoles are the first team featured.
In a perfect world, Leonard Hamilton and his squad would be preparing for their first game in the NCAA tournament. Instead, he joined the Jim Rome Show to discuss the Coronavirus and it’s impact across the sport of college basketball.
Mike Martin Jr’s first year in charge has officially been cut short:
It's official: our 2020 season has come to an end. https://t.co/sSGrXk0H5n— FSU Baseball (@FSUBaseball) March 17, 2020
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have replaced former FSU QB and no. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston with 6-time Super Bowl Champion, Tom Brady:
Tom Brady will sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when the league year begins tomorrow, per source.— Adam Schefter (@YoureRightMike) March 17, 2020
As for Winston’s next landing spot? Crazier things have happened this year alone:
The most Belichick move of all time- sign Jameis.— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) March 17, 2020
If you have a subscription to The Athletic, Bruce Feldman spoke to former ’Nole and current neurosurgeon Myron Rolle for his perspective on COVID-19 in the sports world:
My conversation with former #FSU standout @MyronRolle. The Rhodes Scholar is now a neurosurgeon at Mass General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and has a unique perspective as we begin to cope with the #COVIDー19 pandemic: https://t.co/wLezx7M2ow— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) March 15, 2020
A step in the right direction as Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare is setting up a drive-thru sample collection center to test for the Coronavirus: