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Michigan and Florida State in odd Orange Bowl

Michigan and Florida State in odd Orange Bowl

Two teams that finished third in their respective conferences’ divisions meet in the Orange Bowl. Michigan and Florida State play on the unholy bowl date of Dec. 30 in a town called Miami Gardens despite an artificial field at Hard Rock Stadium.In the immortal words of Vince...

Navy and Temple coaches ruled AAC over Herman

Navy and Temple coaches ruled AAC over Herman

Temple’s Matt Ruhle is young enough that he may leave when the time is right, but give the 41-year-old head coach credit for returning to the Owls and guiding the Philadelphia school to a second straight AAC East football title.Navy’s  is still young enough at 51 to move on...

ACC coaches want traditional rivalry dates

ACC coaches want traditional rivalry dates

The subject of traditional football dates came up at the recent ACC meetings in Amelia Island, Fla.Florida State Coach Jimbo Fisher and Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney – two men with SEC assistant coachzing backgrounds – were among those that believe an effort to build regular rivalry...

Jimbo Fisher earning better coaching grades

Jimbo Fisher earning better coaching grades

Florida State won’t go away.Maybe that’s because Seminoles football coach Jimbo Fisher has done a better job coaching his team this year than in either of the past two seasons despite the records and titles collected in the 2013 or 2014 seasons. ... Click here for the rest...

Florida State could lose five games this year

Florida State could lose five games this year

You may read this line in 2015 regarding Florida State football: “The Seminoles lost their fifth game in a season for the first time since 2009.”There is too much amiss with off-field problems and lack of leadership among returning players an inexperienced team. The program is...

Sudden QB race will define Florida State season

Sudden QB race will define Florida State season

Florida State’s quarterback heir-apparent identified Sean Maguire last season and throughout spring drills. That is, until Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson showed up on Florida State’s doorstep in mid-May.We’ll have to wait and see if Maguire and Golson support each other as...

Ohio State and Florida State similar but different

Ohio State and Florida State similar but different

Ohio State’s run of victories includes a 2014 national title and 26-of-29 wins the last two seasons.Florida State’s success features a 2013 national title and a superior winning percentage of 27-of-28 games won the last two seasons.Click here for the rest of my TodaysU.com story...