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Florida State football, recruiting news: Is Travis Etienne better than Dalvin Cook?

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ESPN thinks so.

NCAA FOOTBALL: OCT 29 Clemson at Florida State Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Football:

ESPN’s David Hale compared the college stats of Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne and Florida State Seminoles legend Dalvin Cook, concluding that Etienne is the better back. I’ll concede that Etienne has the superior stats, however, supporting cast is important, and Etienne played with two generational talents at quarterback, as well as a far better offensive line. Who do you think the better back is? Whatever your opinion, I’m sure all FSU fans can rejoice in not having to play against Etienne anymore.

The Triple Option crew dove into one of the biggest questions heading into next year and that is: What can we expect from UCF transfer quarterback McKenzie Milton?

Here’s a snippet of the Triple Option’s Breakdown of Milton’s play:

A big welcome to Tallahassee for the newest ’Noles:

The season is over, but that doesn’t mean the grind stops for Jashaun Corbin:

Jarques McClellion seems happy to be on campus:

Tamorrion Terry and Asante Samuel Jr. are together preparing for the NFL Draft and as the old adage says, iron sharpens iron:

There were plenty of great coaching performances across the country to choose from this year (i.e. Luke Fickell and the 9-1 Cincinnati Bearcats, Jamey Chadwell and 11-1 Coastal Carolina), as well as bigger names like Nick Saban, Lincoln Riley, Matt Campbell, even Ryan Day. But your Pro Football Focus coach of the year is * drumroll * ...............................................Dan Mullen, head coach of the 8-4 Florida Gators:

Recruiting:

FSU extended an offer to 2022 wide receiver Jarel Williams out of Saraland, Alabama.

As always, keep up with Tribe 21 in the Tomahawk Nation recruiting thread.

You can also follow along with us as we keep an eye on that transfer portal.

Other Sports:

Our Brett Nevitt went in-depth on Freshman All-American Dylan Simmons, who looks to be a key player for the Seminoles this season.

FSU basketball is off until Saturday, but in case you missed some pretty big college basketball news—it was announced the entire NCAA Tournament will be played in the state of Indiana.

Alumni:

Former Florida State and Green Bay Packers legend Leroy Butler has been named a Hall of Fame finalist for the second straight year:

Remember earlier when we made fun of Pro Football Focus? Well, now we’re not. Jalen Ramsey has been a monster in coverage for the Los Angeles Rams, and we have the stats to prove it:

And Baldy has the tape:

After being released last year, the future was uncertain for Xavier Rhodes, but now he’s headed back to the playoffs with the Indianapolis Colts:

FSU product Cal Raleigh has stood out in the Seattle Mariners’ development camp:

A happy birthday to FSU legend Warrick Dunn:

A nice touch by the Atlanta Falcons sharing the moment they told Dunn their plans to induct him into their Ring of Honor: