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  1. Florida State's No. 2 class comes without drama

    Jared Shanker

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher reclined in a black leather chair with lunch -- a bowl of gumbo -- cooling on the arm rest. The Florida State coach, in a pair of jeans and chestnut-colored western dress boots, could rest easy and exchange seafood s...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  2. Which Seminoles have and haven't yet lived up to recruiting hype

    Jared Shanker

    The recruiting rankings do matter. Of the four teams to play in the inaugural College Football Playoff, three were among the top four teams in number of former ESPN 300 recruits on its 2014 roster. That isn't to say projecting recruits to the col...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  3. ACC schedule has strength from start to finish

    Jared Shanker

    Those tired of Clemson and Florida State deciding the ACC Atlantic Division -- and a potential College Football Playoff berth in this new era -- in September and October, received a welcome surprise Thursday morning. The Tigers and Seminoles will ...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  4. Florida State's recruiting has program ready to stay on top

    Jared Shanker

    Alabama and Nick Saban have set the national recruiting pace the past five years, and that won't change in the week leading up to signing day as they close on a fifth consecutive recruiting title. However, Florida State is not far off, and in Saba...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  5. ACC morning links

    Jared Shanker

    With the new contract signed and details made public, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is now among the highest-paid coaches in college football, making at least $5 million annually over the life of the contract. It's the second raise for Fisher i...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  6. Story of the season: Miami

    Jared Shanker

    Artie Burns was asked what his pitch, as a Miami football player, would be to prospective recruits. The Miami native from storied Hurricanes pipeline Northwestern High School paused. "Umm ..." he mumbled as he racked his brain. What does it say...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  7. Instant Analysis: Houston 35, Pittsburgh 34

    Jared Shanker

    Most viewers figured the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl would be one of the more forgettable games of the college football postseason. A noon game between two programs that entered a combined 13-11 and without their head coaches, this wasn't a con...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  8. ACC morning links

    Jared Shanker

    Happy New Year! Today is a statement day for Florida State and by extension the ACC. Here's a few links to prepare for a historic day of football, which never leaves us with a New Year's hangover. Elite Oregon center Hroniss Grasu "will be rea...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  9. Florida State goes from preseason pet to playoff periphery

    Jared Shanker

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- About five hours after Florida State won the final championship of the BCS era, hot off the presses from the Associated Press was a game recap that already called for the Seminoles to compete for the first championship of the pla...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  10. ACC morning links

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State won again. And then Florida State dropped again. After closing out an undefeated regular season, the Seminoles dropped to No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday. In the initial rankings in late October, the Seminol...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  11. Florida State sheds reliance on Jameis Winston

    Jared Shanker

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- For the better part of the two seasons, Jameis Winston has been college football's trump card. When losing seems inevitable, the No. 3 Seminoles slam the Winston card down on the table, providing indemnity from College Football P...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  12. ACC morning links

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State receiver Rashad Greene said he does not "entertain the foolishness" of the selection committee's College Football Playoff rankings. Foolish might be a strong word for the rankings, which once again placed Florida State at No. 3, but ...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  13. Florida State is both lucky and good

    Jared Shanker

    Lucky and good are not mutually exclusive, even if the plight of finding the four best teams ignores that fact as each win is weighted, measured and filed. The College Football Playoff and the resume scrutiny it requires make it easy to forget a t...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  14. Jimbo Fisher against running up scores

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher stopped short of admonishing the College Football Playoff selection committee for dropping the undefeated Seminoles, but he did defend the reigning national champions' resume. In the third installment of the Colleg...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  15. Jimbo Fisher of Florida State Seminoles won't change way he coach...

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State's Jimbo Fisher says he won't change way he coaches just to impress the College Football Playoff selection committee

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  16. Karlos Williams thanks Florida State Seminoles, declines further ...

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State running back Karlos Williams thanked teammates and coach Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday for their support but declined further comment regarding the domestic assault investigation into him.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014