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FSU’s offensive line gaining consistency

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After five games, Florida State’s offensive line has started to become more consistent, and along the way have become more confident. And the timing couldn’t be better. The 12th-ranked Seminoles (5-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) face another big test on Saturday against a Louisville defense that has allowed an average of 197 yards the past two games. he Cardinals (2-3, 1-1) were off last week but have won their last two. The Seminoles O-line is also on a roll. Last…

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Dalvin Cook, FSU look for encore vs. Louisville

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Florida State’s Dalvin Cook hopes that Saturday’s game against Louisville goes a lot better than the last time he came off a 200-yard game. Last month, Cook rushed for 266 yards against South Florida but was held to 54 yards on 15 carries in the next game at Boston College. With 222 yards and three touchdowns in last Saturday’s 29-24 win over Miami, Cook has 792 yards for the 11th-ranked Seminoles (5-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), which is the second-most…

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Florida State using bye week to prepare for upcoming grind

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At the quarter mark of the season, Florida State enters its bye week with two goals — prepare for the long grind ahead and try to fix an inconsistent offense. The 10th-ranked Seminoles (3-0) have an early bye but coach Jimbo Fisher says it is coming at a perfect time. “Sometimes it is just stepping back from things and getting back into that fundamental piece,” Fisher said after practice Monday. “We’re not where we want to be, but we’re right…

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Player ejections for targeting increases to 9 in FBS games

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Nine players were ejected from major college football games for targeting on Saturday, most of them during games involving Top 25 teams. Targeting penalties are 15 yards and an ejection in college football. The ejection portion was added in 2013. Lamarcus Brutus, a starting safety for No. 11 Florida State, was ejected in the first quarter against South Florida. Later in the game, USF linebacker Auggie Sanchez was ejected in the third quarter. Cornerback Blake Countess of No. 6 Auburn…

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5 quick hits about Saturday’s USF vs. FSU game

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Throughout the preseason, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher scheduled scrimmages for 11:30 a.m. so that his team would be used to the routine of preparing for Saturday’s game against South Florida. When most students and fans are still sleeping after a Friday night of revelry, the 11th-ranked Seminoles and Bulls will have a morning kickoff. Here are five things to watch when Florida State hosts South Florida: HEAVY HEARTS: This will be the first game South Florida has played since…

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FSU has prepared for early kickoff

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Throughout the preseason, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher scheduled scrimmages for 11:30 a.m. so that his team would be used to the routine of preparing for Saturday’s game against South Florida. When most students and fans are still sleeping after a Friday night of revelry, the 11th-ranked Seminoles and Bulls will have a morning kickoff. “Everything we did was 11:30. Be up and have a pregame meal at 7:30 (a.m.) and everything else. That was part of it because I…

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No. 10 Florida State undecided on quarterback

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Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher might know who his starting quarterback will be, but he isn’t ready to make an announcement. The No. 10 Seminoles completed preseason drills Saturday with no indication of whether it will be Everett Golson or Sean Maguire under center next Saturday in the opener against Texas State. Fisher’s responses to questions about the quarterback competition remain consistent — he will name one when he is ready. During practices the past two weeks, Golson and Maguire…

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