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Year in Tomahawk: Best of FSU coverage from 2021

Recapping our last year in Florida State coverage

It’s been quite the year — both for Florida State Seminoles athletics and us here at Tomahawk Nation.

With 2021 wrapped up, we’ve decided to put together some of our best pieces from the last year, everything from features to profiles to podcasts to breakdowns.

Please check out some of our author's favorite stories, and then head to the comments and share your favorite Florida State athletics moments from this past year.

Feature Stories

Florida State football & transfers find redemption in each other by Tim Scribble

How the economics of the 2021 NCAA Tournament affect FSU by Michael Rogner

“In All Aspects:” How do you rebuild a football program? by Jon Marchant

How Mike Norvell Created a Scheme Around Jordan Travis by Kevin Little

FSU soccer wins 3rd National Championship Title over BYU by Prince Akeem Joeffer

Opinion: Firing Norvell now will only set Florida State back even further by Jon Marchant

****This featured published TN story was discussed on air by ESPN during a nationally televised FSU game, where Jon Marchant and Tomahawk Nation were given praise and a shout out for publishing a lucid opinion on the state of the FSU football program. ****

To rebuild FSU, Mike Norvell must fix the ‘Noles offense by Jon Marchant

Just how valuable is FSU’s program in The Alliance? by Jon Marchant

Name, Image, and Likeness, paying players ushers in new era of collegiate athletics by Jon Marchant

Florida State Seminoles: Looking at Doak Campbell Stadium through the years by Frank DNole

Florida State transfers have chance to change FSU’s trajectory by Jon Marchant

Inside the Jacksonville Seminole Club 2021 Kickoff event by NoleThruandThru


Disappointing finish can’t overshadow foundation Mike Norvell has built by Brett Nevitt

Florida State sports notebook: Top ranked FSU soccer update by Prince Akeem Joeffer

Three up, three down: FSU baseball completes dominant sweep of No. 8 Miami with a shut out by Brett Nevitt

No. 10 FSU softball takes the first game of the College World Series championship series from No. 1 Oklahoma by Prince Akeem Joeffer

FSU women’s basketball upsets No. 3 Louisville by Prince Akeem Joeffer


Champs! FSU soccer wins 3rd title by Prince Akeem Joeffer

Florida State Seminoles Schedule Preview: Clemson Tigers by Jon Marchant

Florida State Seminoles softball advances to the College World Series with win vs. LSU by Prince Akeem Joeffer

Sweet, sweet victory: FSU basketball advances to third straight Sweet 16 with win over Colorado by Brett Nevitt

FSU softball advances over Alabama to the Championship Series of the College World Series by Prince Akeem Joeffer

Florida State Sports Notebook Soccer Championship by Prince Akeem Joeffer

Game story: FSU comes back late for thrilling win over rival Miami by Brett Nevitt

Photos: Florida State plans for stadium renovations, football-only facility by Tomahawk Nation News


End of year roundtable: Discussing FSU’s 2021 season by Tomahawk Nation Staff

5 questions about FSU football: Bye week check-in by NoleThruandThru, CoachAB, Jon Marchant, and Perry Kostidakis

Will Florida State football stay in the ACC? Should it? by Perry Kostidakis, Matt Minnick, Jon Marchant, and NoleThruandThru

Player Profiles

Chase Haney looking to settle “unfinished business” by Brett Nevitt

After test run year, quarterback Jordan Travis ready to showcase elevated game by Perry Kostidakis

Offensive lineman Dillan Gibbons talks FSU decision, GoFundMe campaign and more by Tommy Mire

Florida State Seminole’s Matheu Nelson is college baseball’s best catcher by Brett Nevitt


Faith, family, football: Interviewing Sammie Smith by Tommy Mire

Watch, listen: Interview with FSU alum Okaro White by Max Escarpio

The Triple Option ft. Dave Bartoo of CFB Matrix by Kevin Little, Adam Brown and Trey Rowland

Mike Norvell looking to turn FSU building blocks into concrete structure by Perry Kostidakis

TN Exclusive: One on One with Seminole Boosters CEO Michael Alford by NoleThruand Thru

Podcast: Talking with Seminole Booster CEO Michael Alford with Perry Kostidakis

Podcast: Talking with Omar Graham Jr. by Tim Scribble, Josh Pick and NoleThruandThru

Film Breakdowns

The Triple Option: Film breakdown of FSU’s victory against UNC by Kevin Little, Adam Brown and Trey Rowland

The Triple Option: FSU vs. Miami Film Review by Kevin Little, Adam Brown and Trey Rowland

The Triple Option: Breaking down FSU versus Notre Dame by Kevin Little, Adam Brown and Trey Rowland


Rowlcast Redux: Talking FSU football with wrestling’s Kevin Kelly by Trey Rowland

What if NIL had existed for former FSU athletes? by FrankDNole and Tommy Mire