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Noles News: NIL opens door to paying players

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Name, Image and Likeness

The NCAA made things “official” yesterday, releasing an interim set of rules and guidance on all athletes (including potential ones still in high school) receiving compensation for their name, image and likeness. Florida officially kicked off its start to the NIL era at midnight, with FSU tight end Camm McDonald being one of the first to take advantage:


Florida State Seminoles football has the No. 3 recruiting class in the country — how did FSU get to this point? What’s the next few months look like for the Seminoles? In the latest State of Recruiting piece, NoleThruandThru breaks down #Tribe22 so far.

2023 four-star quarterback Chris Parson sat down with our new writer Max Escarpio to talk his recruitment, goals and impressions of Florida State after visiting in June.

As always, check out Tomahawk Nation’s Florida State Seminoles football recruiting for more discussion.


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In addition, Florida State head diving coach John Proctor has been chosen as one of the 16 staff members that will be heading to Tokyo alongside the 2020 U.S. Olympic Diving Team.

Proctor will be coaching for Team USA in his second Olympics, specifically as a personal coach for Katrina Young, who also qualified for her second Games in women’s 10-meter.

Florida State University Associate Professor of Physics Hanwei Gao and FSU Professor of Physics Efstratios Manousakis have received a $483,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the underlying physics of halide perovskites, a hybrid organic-inorganic compound.

They plan to zero in on the quantum effects in halide perovskites, particularly the potential to use it as a semiconductor, with the end goal is to develop a new type of semiconductor superlattice, which enables unusual electrical properties that one would not observe in naturally formed, conventional semiconductors.