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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU preps for uncertain matchup with Notre Dame

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Plus, our well wishes to the Bowden and Thrasher families.

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Football:

After testing positive for coronavirus for a second time, legendary FSU head coach Bobby Bowden was hospitalized as a precaution. While his symptoms appear to be mild at this time, our thoughts are with Bowden and his family.

Our well wishes also extend to another pillar of the FSU community, as President John Thrasher and his wife, Jean, both tested positive for coronavirus.

Back on the practice fields, FSU is preparing for a prime time matchup against no. 5 Notre Dame. We caught up with the Florida State offense, including quarterback Jordan Travis, who touched on the ups and downs and camaraderie of the QB room.

If FSU actually plays this weekend is still up in the air as Notre Dame continues to deal with a coronavirus outbreak. We’ll be monitoring the situation closely this week.

Mike Norvell offered some small, but encouraging, injury updates on some key players.

Recruiting:

The ’Noles extended an offer to 2021 Peach State defensive end Ian Matthews, who has seen his recruitment surge in recent weeks.

Stay up to date with all things recruiting in our recruiting thread.

You can also stay in the loop on the performances of current FSU commits and targets as our Tim Scribble compiles the Friday night action from around the country.

Other Sports:

A crucial vote for winter sport athletes will take place next week:

FSU pitcher Hunter Perdue looks to be full go headed into the season, further boosting the Seminoles’ rotation:

First generation college student and ACC Champ—get to know FSU Track’s Tyricke Highman:

A shout out to all of the Florida State coaching staffs on National Coaches Day:

Alumni:

Dalvin Cook is elite even when the ball isn’t in his hands:

But hey, he’s pretty good when he’s toting the rock too:

Happy birthday to PJ Savoy and many thanks for all of the memories:

Speaking of good memories, relive Terance Mann’s 1,000th point in an FSU uniform: