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The ACC already has plenty of teams, so how can they improve their football product without adding schools? Evenflow has the answers.
Some inspirational words from FSU LB coach Chris Marve:
“To live in the past doesn’t allow you to excel in the present.”— Chris Marve (@Coach_Marve) March 31, 2020
Because you WERE someone doesn’t mean you ARE that person today (good or bad).
Each day is a new opportunity. YOU ARE THE AUTHOR of your own story.
Write it. #AlwaysHunting#KeepCLIMBing
FSU DB Jarvis Brownlee Jr. gets some love from his position coach for being this week’s academic all-star:
Congrats on being an Academic All-Star for the week! You’re gonna be a difference maker this year on the field, because you’re making a difference off the field! How you do anything is how you do everything! Keep up the great work! #KeepCLIMBing pic.twitter.com/XZYxvRPLyS— Marcus Woodson (@Coach_MWoodson) March 31, 2020
Brendan Gant and Tamorrion Terry are putting in work any way they can at home in Polk County.
FSU DE Josh Griffis now owns the world record for most 315lb paused bench press reps to Boot Scootin’ Boogie:
Griffis got in some heavy squats to complete the full body workout:
Assistant S&C coach Darrion Jones got in his 1 percent:
FSU commit Joshua Farmer makes dunking look easy, casually throwing one down in slides:
Offensive line recruiting is a priority for the FSU staff and landing a top-100 player in 4-star OT Micah Morris, who just announced Florida State in his top-5, would go a long way in addressing the offensive line issues. Plus, his Twitter bio is simply, “Your WORST nightmare.” Give me that kid every time.
The FSU staff made a great impression on 4-star receiver James BlackStrain. Our Josh Pick caught up with the Holy Trinity blue-chip who says the Seminoles sit atop his list of schools.
Get your recruiting fix in Tomahawk Nation’s official recruiting thread (there’s some good OL talk).
One of the most coveted corner prospects in the country, Jaheim Singletary, earned his 5th star from Rivals. We caught up with the FSU target just a couple weeks ago:
Jon Rothstein thinks it is time to retire the narrative that FSU Hoops isn’t a perennial threat to top the ACC standings.
FSU’s Rocket League team pulled out a 3-1 win over Louisville, indicating the Noles have the ACC on alert for all sports:
FSU emerged VICTORIOUS against @UofLEsports, taking the match 3-1.— Florida State Esports (@EsportsatFSU) April 1, 2020
Fantastic performance from our Noles tonight -- shot after shot, save after save, we saw our Noles absolutely CONQUER tonight. #GoNoles pic.twitter.com/A23UHT2fVf
ICYMI: the NCAA granted Spring student-athletes an extra year of eligibility, giving seniors one last ride in the garnet and gold.
Two Seminoles appear on Perfect Games USA’s top-200 2021 college baseball prospects list:
Robby Martin coming in at 31, while Jack Anderson cracks the list at 182. https://t.co/xn94L4D63e— Brett (@brettpn) March 31, 2020
Plus a handful of current FSU commits receive first, second, and third-team all-american honors:
2021 #FSU commits @ZaedEdwin, @JacksonBaumeis2, @BrodieChestnutt, and @SatchellNorman pick up first-team All-American honors. @BrattMitchell, @TreytonRank6, and @JamesTibbsIII receive second-team honors. @Ferrer1227 earns a third-team honor. #Noles '21 class is #6 in the nation. https://t.co/Mu8JWDONEs— Brett (@brettpn) March 31, 2020
White is 2nd team and Evans is an honorable mention in the southeast. Osteen is second team in the Atlantic.— Brett (@brettpn) March 31, 2020
FSU’s 2022 class also cleaned up the pre-season all-american honors:
More '22 honors: Taylor receives 1st-team honors in FL. Hickson and Kamaka pick up 2nd-team honors. Arnold, Barrett, Carlson, Denison, and Ross are honorable mentions. Perez is 1st-team international. Avila picks up 2nd-team and Barfield is honorable mention in southeast region.— Brett (@brettpn) March 31, 2020
As did 2023. From the looks of it, FSU has done well on the recruiting trail to set themselves up for the future:
More '23 honors: Jackson picks up first-team honors, while Butt, Davis, and Nimmala earn 2nd-team in FL. Davila also earns honorable mention in FL. Best is a 2nd-teamer in the Atlantic region. Russell is an honorable mention in Texas.— Brett (@brettpn) March 31, 2020
An uplifting story of FSU Baseball freshman Dylan Simmons battle with lymphoma and going on to have a great start to his collegiate career less than a year later:
While we can’t look forward to Omaha this year, you can still use these FSU Baseball backdrops for your video conferences:
FSU Basketball commit Bryce McGowens was named first team all-state in South Carolina:
SC Hoops Report Season Superlatives pic.twitter.com/Yg8guuj38l— SCHoopsReport (@SCHoopsReport) March 31, 2020
Enjoy the highlights of FSU JUCO commit Sardaar Calhoun:
We've got highlights from 2 big games for Florida State @FSUHoops commit Sardaar Calhoun @khadircalhoun— NextOnes.com (@NXT1S) March 31, 2020
23 points points vs SCC: https://t.co/LNKUNhujDC
48 ‼️ points vs MACC: https://t.co/dHu1Ji0nnC pic.twitter.com/cxe1aFwtgc
ACC foe Virginia Tech could potentially add veteran Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra via the transfer portal, although Diarra is testing the NBA Draft waters first:
Kansas St grad transfer Cartier Diarra (13.3 ppg, 6.4 reg), who committed to Virginia Tech, told me he will declare for the NBA Draft, see what info he gets and then decide whether to return to college.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 1, 2020
FSU’s Pro Day being cancelled didn’t stop Levonta Taylor from putting the tape out for NFL Scouts. The former ’Nole DB was hand-timed by multiple stopwatches at around a 4.34 40-yard dash:
Brooks Koepka and his foundation continue to raise money for COVID-19 efforts:
#CharlieWard is doing social distancing right:
My family and I have been following the guidelines and practicing social distancing, but it’s been great to get outside for exercise and activities with loved ones. I hope you’ve also been able to find ways to stay active while staying safe. #StaySafe #CharlieWard #TheAthlete pic.twitter.com/U371C4hsgt— Charlie Ward (@RealCharlieWard) March 31, 2020
This is fringe Noles News because FSU OL Brady Scott chimed in, but it got some good discussion in our Slack and it’s fun. So, embrace debate—I’m going Brown Sugar Cinnamon and Cookies and Cream: