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Bracket: Best Florida State football player in school history

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As you might be aware, Florida State basketball’s legendary season came to an end when all 2020 spring sports due to rising Covid-19 concerns. Since we’re missing out on what should be a deep tournament run, as well as spring practice, we at Tomahawk have decided to let you, the dear reader, weigh in on the best player in Florida State football history.

The 64 players we used were selected from our previous Top-100 players in FSU History pieces published in 2019, which so many of you graciously offered opinions on. While some have been cut off (feel free to voice off who should’ve been included in the comments), we figured we’d keep things easy to get straight to arguing.

Admire the full bracket below:

Each week, we’ll go through one round, culminating in the Greatest Fake Championship this side of Bright House Stadium.

So without further ado, cast your votes below, and then let’s get to arguing:

Bobby Bowden Regional

(1) Deion Sanders vs. (16) Chris Thompson

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(1) Deion Sanders vs. (16) Chris Thompson

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  • 98%
    (1) Deion Sanders
    (2267 votes)
  • 1%
    (16) Chris Thompson
    (27 votes)
2294 votes total Vote Now

(2) Derrick Brooks vs. (15) Reggie Herring

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(2) Derrick Brooks vs. (15) Reggie Herring

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  • 98%
    (2) Derrick Brooks
    (2241 votes)
  • 1%
    (15) Reggie Herring
    (35 votes)
2276 votes total Vote Now

(3) Fred Bilenikoff vs. (14) Travis Minor

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(3) Fred Bilenikoff vs. (14) Travis Minor

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  • 91%
    (3) Fred Bilenikoff
    (2070 votes)
  • 8%
    (14) Travis Minor
    (186 votes)
2256 votes total Vote Now

(4) Peter Boulware vs. (13) Lawrence Dawsey

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(4) Peter Boulware vs. (13) Lawrence Dawsey

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  • 90%
    (4) Peter Boulware
    (2020 votes)
  • 9%
    (13) Lawrence Dawsey
    (217 votes)
2237 votes total Vote Now

(5) LeRoy Butler vs. (12) Snoop Minnis

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(5) LeRoy Butler vs. (12) Snoop Minnis

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  • 82%
    (5) LeRoy Butler
    (1827 votes)
  • 17%
    (12) Snoop Minnis
    (392 votes)
2219 votes total Vote Now

(6) Corey Simon vs. (11) Greg Jones

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(6) Corey Simon vs. (11) Greg Jones

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  • 52%
    (6) Corey Simon
    (1166 votes)
  • 47%
    (11) Greg Jones
    (1055 votes)
2221 votes total Vote Now

(7) Corey Sawyer vs. (10) Alex Barron

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(7) Corey Sawyer vs. (10) Alex Barron

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  • 56%
    (7) Corey Sawyer
    (1195 votes)
  • 43%
    (10) Alex Barron
    (929 votes)
2124 votes total Vote Now

(8) Rodney Hudson vs. (9) Telvin Smith

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(8) Rodney Hudson vs. (9) Telvin Smith

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  • 30%
    (8) Rodney Hudson
    (677 votes)
  • 69%
    (9) Telvin Smith
    (1519 votes)
2196 votes total Vote Now

Mike Martin Sr. Regional

(1) Jameis Winston vs. (16) Ernie Sims

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(1) Jameis Winston vs. (16) Ernie Sims

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  • 94%
    (1) Jameis Winston
    (2128 votes)
  • 5%
    (16) Ernie Sims
    (119 votes)
2247 votes total Vote Now

(2) Ron Simmons vs. (15) Lee Corso

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(2) Ron Simmons vs. (15) Lee Corso

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  • 86%
    (2) Ron Simmons
    (1925 votes)
  • 13%
    (15) Lee Corso
    (289 votes)
2214 votes total Vote Now

(3) Warrick Dunn vs. (14) Amp Lee

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(3) Warrick Dunn vs. (14) Amp Lee

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  • 98%
    (3) Warrick Dunn
    (2192 votes)
  • 1%
    (14) Amp Lee
    (33 votes)
2225 votes total Vote Now

(4) Greg Allen vs. (13) Danny Kanell

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(4) Greg Allen vs. (13) Danny Kanell

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  • 63%
    (4) Greg Allen
    (1395 votes)
  • 36%
    (13) Danny Kanell
    (790 votes)
2185 votes total Vote Now

(5) Jamie Dukes vs. (12) Casey Weldon

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(5) Jamie Dukes vs. (12) Casey Weldon

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  • 48%
    (5) Jamie Dukes
    (1037 votes)
  • 51%
    (12) Casey Weldon
    (1099 votes)
2136 votes total Vote Now

(6) Paul McGowan vs. (11) Paul Piurowski

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(6) Paul McGowan vs. (11) Paul Piurowski

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  • 69%
    (6) Paul McGowan
    (1420 votes)
  • 30%
    (11) Paul Piurowski
    (628 votes)
2048 votes total Vote Now

(7) Jamal Reynolds vs. (10) Walter Jones

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(7) Jamal Reynolds vs. (10) Walter Jones

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  • 29%
    (7) Jamal Reynolds
    (618 votes)
  • 70%
    (10) Walter Jones
    (1477 votes)
2095 votes total Vote Now

(8) Rashad Greene vs. (9) Odell Haggins

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(8) Rashad Greene vs. (9) Odell Haggins

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  • 52%
    (8) Rashad Greene
    (1142 votes)
  • 47%
    (9) Odell Haggins
    (1048 votes)
2190 votes total Vote Now

Jimbo Fisher Regional

(1) Peter Warrick vs. (16) Samari Rolle

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(1) Peter Warrick vs. (16) Samari Rolle

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  • 98%
    (1) Peter Warrick
    (2158 votes)
  • 1%
    (16) Samari Rolle
    (30 votes)
2188 votes total Vote Now

(2) Dalvin Cook vs. (15) Nick O’Leary

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(2) Dalvin Cook vs. (15) Nick O’Leary

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  • 97%
    (2) Dalvin Cook
    (2150 votes)
  • 2%
    (15) Nick O’Leary
    (55 votes)
2205 votes total Vote Now

(3) Ron Sellers vs. (14) Anquan Boldin

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(3) Ron Sellers vs. (14) Anquan Boldin

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  • 47%
    (3) Ron Sellers
    (1022 votes)
  • 52%
    (14) Anquan Boldin
    (1147 votes)
2169 votes total Vote Now

(4) Terrell Buckley vs. (13) Derrick Alexander

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(4) Terrell Buckley vs. (13) Derrick Alexander

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  • 93%
    (4) Terrell Buckley
    (2015 votes)
  • 6%
    (13) Derrick Alexander
    (142 votes)
2157 votes total Vote Now

(5) Andre Wadsworth vs. (12) Xavier Rhodes

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(5) Andre Wadsworth vs. (12) Xavier Rhodes

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  • 66%
    (5) Andre Wadsworth
    (1416 votes)
  • 33%
    (12) Xavier Rhodes
    (727 votes)
2143 votes total Vote Now

(6) Jalen Ramsey vs. (11) Tay Cody

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(6) Jalen Ramsey vs. (11) Tay Cody

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  • 94%
    (6) Jalen Ramsey
    (2045 votes)
  • 5%
    (11) Tay Cody
    (125 votes)
2170 votes total Vote Now

(7) Sebastian Janikowski vs. (10) DeMarcus Walker

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(7) Sebastian Janikowski vs. (10) DeMarcus Walker

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  • 81%
    (7) Sebastian Janikowski
    (1769 votes)
  • 18%
    (10) DeMarcus Walker
    (412 votes)
2181 votes total Vote Now

(8) Clifton Abraham vs. (9) E.G. Green

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(8) Clifton Abraham vs. (9) E.G. Green

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  • 36%
    (8) Clifton Abraham
    (763 votes)
  • 63%
    (9) E.G. Green
    (1303 votes)
2066 votes total Vote Now

Leonard Hamilton Regional

(1) Charlie Ward vs. (16) Roberto Aguayo

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(1) Charlie Ward vs. (16) Roberto Aguayo

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  • 98%
    (1) Charlie Ward
    (2132 votes)
  • 1%
    (16) Roberto Aguayo
    (31 votes)
2163 votes total Vote Now

(2) Marvin Jones vs. (15) Bryan Stork

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(2) Marvin Jones vs. (15) Bryan Stork

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  • 95%
    (2) Marvin Jones
    (2033 votes)
  • 4%
    (15) Bryan Stork
    (95 votes)
2128 votes total Vote Now

(3) Chris Weinke vs. (14) Kez McCorvey

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(3) Chris Weinke vs. (14) Kez McCorvey

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  • 96%
    (3) Chris Weinke
    (2076 votes)
  • 3%
    (14) Kez McCorvey
    (67 votes)
2143 votes total Vote Now

(4) Reinard Wilson vs. (13) Kirk Carruthers

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(4) Reinard Wilson vs. (13) Kirk Carruthers

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  • 81%
    (4) Reinard Wilson
    (1654 votes)
  • 18%
    (13) Kirk Carruthers
    (376 votes)
2030 votes total Vote Now

(5) Sam Cowart vs. (12) Jason Whitaker

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(5) Sam Cowart vs. (12) Jason Whitaker

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  • 95%
    (5) Sam Cowart
    (1955 votes)
  • 4%
    (12) Jason Whitaker
    (84 votes)
2039 votes total Vote Now

(6) Clay Shiver vs. (11) Devonta Freeman

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(6) Clay Shiver vs. (11) Devonta Freeman

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  • 27%
    (6) Clay Shiver
    (574 votes)
  • 72%
    (11) Devonta Freeman
    (1548 votes)
2122 votes total Vote Now

(7) Lamarcus Joyner vs. (10) Timmy Jernigan

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(7) Lamarcus Joyner vs. (10) Timmy Jernigan

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  • 63%
    (7) Lamarcus Joyner
    (1371 votes)
  • 36%
    (10) Timmy Jernigan
    (775 votes)
2146 votes total Vote Now

(8) Darnell Dockett vs. (9) Monk Bonasorte

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(8) Darnell Dockett vs. (9) Monk Bonasorte

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  • 78%
    (8) Darnell Dockett
    (1662 votes)
  • 21%
    (9) Monk Bonasorte
    (445 votes)
2107 votes total Vote Now