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  1. Five things: Florida State-Clemson

    David M. Hale

    To say this is the biggest game of the season for Florida State and Clemson might be an understatement. It's potentially the biggest game in a decade for two programs with sights set on a BCS title. There are myriad storylines at play, but these five...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  2. Rashad Greene looks to join the elite

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- When the ACC's preseason all-conference team was announced last week, Rashad Greene finished fourth among wide receivers, which represents both a modest increase in the appreciation he's been afforded by outsiders and a still-mar...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  3. FSU Countdown: No. 5 Rashad Greene

    David M. Hale

    Throughout the summer, Nole Nation will be counting down the 40 players we're projecting to make the biggest impact on the Seminoles' 2013 season, taking into consideration everything from experience to potential to their spot on the current depth ch...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Rankings Week: Top offensive opponents

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It's Rankings Week at Nole Nation, and each day we'll be counting down the top teams, players and matchups of the 2013 season. Next up, a look at FSU's 10 most dangerous offensive opponents. 1. Tajh Boyd (QB, Clemson): If it w...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  5. Rankings Week: Seminoles' 2013 schedule

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It's Rankings Week at Nole Nation, and each day we'll be counting down the top teams, players and matchups of the 2013 season. First up, a look at FSU's schedule. 1. Clemson Tigers (Oct. 19 in Clemson, S.C.): There are 11 othe...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  6. Terrence Brooks builds off one bad play

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A hundred yards of green spread out ahead of him, and Terrence Brooks saw himself galloping across each hash mark along the way. Even now, more than six months after Brooks mistimed a jump that would've inevitably led to a la...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  7. 5 decisions that defined 2012

    David M. Hale

    From Jimbo Fisher decision to start four freshmen linemen in the bowl game a year ago to Brandon Jenkins returning and Greg Reid leaving before their senior seasons, the storylines that seemed the biggest at the time actually had relatively little im...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  8. By the Numbers: FSU 48, Duke 7

    David M. Hale

    On paper, the scenario simply doesn't add up. Florida State lost the turnover battle 4-0. Its star quarterback completed just eight passes. It was without its starting running back, and it was playing a division leader. Most of the time, that adds...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  9. Matchups to watch: FSU-Duke

    David M. Hale

    Things to keep an eye on when Florida State takes on Duke on Saturday. Noles to watch: 1. EJ Manuel. It's been a Jekyll-and-Hyde season for Manuel depending on the venue. He's been mediocre on the road, throwing just two TD passes in three games...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  10. The Big Board: Very special teams

    David M. Hale

    There were two missed field goals, a holding penalty, and a fumbled punt against Clemson. In other words, Dustin Hopkins said, it wasn't a good day for Florida State's special teams. Indeed, the miscues played a big role in Florida State's early d...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  11. Shaky outing 'learning experience' for D

    David M. Hale

    Tajh Boyd's third pass went for 60 yards, and with that, the shine was off Florida State's suit of armor. After a year of hype about the Seminoles' impenetrable defense, Clemson found a work-around, racking up 37 points and 427 yards in a losing e...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  12. Terrence Brooks hard on himself as he leads Florida State Seminol...

    David M. Hale

    Terrence Brooks sulked after FSU's latest win, but is trying to put on a better face after making mistakes

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  13. 3 Up, 3 Down: FSU 49, Clemson 37

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The hype built for months, but really, the questions about Florida State's resurgence had been offered for nearly a decade. On Saturday, however, the buzz finally intersected with reality, and Florida State issued an emphatic sta...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  14. Defense finishes strong after ugly start

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The play was wide open for the second time. In the first half, Sammy Watkins had overthrown the receiver. In the second half, he didn't miss. Clemson's second crack at the trick play went 52 yards for a touchdown and put the T...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  15. FSU doesn't flinch, regains composure

    Corey Dowlar

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State's ship sat listing and taking on water with just under 12 minutes left in the third quarter. Clemson's offense looked unstoppable. And at that point, the Tigers had proven to be such, leading 28-14. Big play a...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  16. Halftime Analysis: Clemson 21, FSU 14

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tajh Boyd needed just five plays to solve Florida State's vaunted defense, hitting DeAndre Hopkins with a 60-yard touchdown pass on third down in what set the precedent for a high-scoring first half, with Clemson holding a 21-14 ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012