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Michigan looks for another holiday in Florida in Orange Bowl

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A year ago, Michigan took out its frustrations on a Florida team in a Florida Bowl. Might it happen again? The Wolverines are a touchdown favorite to beat FSU in this season’s Orange Bowl. A year ago, Michigan won an easy game against Florida, 41-7, in the Citrus Bowl. The game could end up being a game of chase-the-quarterback. FSU leads in the nation in sacks, and Michigan is fourth. If you consider sacks-per-game, Michigan is second. The Wolverines are…

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FSU’s Dalvin Cook not invited to Heisman Trophy presentation

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Run as he might, Dalvin Cook could never catch up to the Heisman Trophy Cook, FSU’s star running back, was not among the five players invited to New York for the Heisman ceremony. Those players included Louisville’s Lamar Jackson, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and receiver DeDe Westbrook. The latter two, teammates, might come as a surprise. The Heisman will be awarded Saturday night. Cook has scored 19 total touchdowns this season, and rushed for 1,620…

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12 of this year’s college Bowl games that are worth watching

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Bowls, bowls, everywhere bowls. There are Taxslayer Bowls and Nova Home Bowls and Motel 6 Bowls. There’s a Potato Bowl and a Poinsettia Bowl and a Popeye’s Bowl. There are Bowls on every day of the week. But which ones should you watch? A dozen bowls you shouldn’t miss. 1. National Championship Game, Jan. 9, Tampa, Fla.: Will it be an Alabama-Clemson rematch? Will it be Nick Saban vs. Urban Meyer? Can the maligned Washington Huskies sneak through? This is…

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FSU to play Michigan in Orange Bowl; Florida meets Iowa in Outback

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Jimbo Fisher vs. Jim Harbaugh. As explosive as these two are, a bomb squad may have to officiate this year’s Orange Bowl. The bowl schedule was announced Sunday afternoon, including a meeting between Harbaugh’s Michigan team against Fisher’s FSU team to be played on Dec. 30. Both Fisher and Harbaugh were fined for criticizing officials this season. Other bowl games including Florida teams include Florida vs. Iowa in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 2, Miami vs. West Virginia in the…

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Could the bowl season include a Jimbo Fisher-Jim Harbaugh match-up?

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Would you be interested in seeing FSU’s Jimbo Fisher coach against LSU? It’s possible. Or how about Fisher going head-to-head with Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh? That’s possible, too. Those are two of the possible scenarios for upcoming bowl season, according to ESPN’s Mark Schlabach and Brent McMurphy. Schlabach sees the Seminoles playing LSU in the Cirtrus Bowl in Orlando on Dec. 31. McMurphy sees them playing Michigan in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 30. This is the last week such speculation…

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FSU’s Deondre Francois named ACC Rookie of the Year

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You can remember this past season. Or you can think about the future. Both are among the reasons that FSU quarterback Deondre Francois was named ACC Rookie of the Year. Francois ended the season with 3,138 yards passing – the fourth highest total ever for a freshman quarterback. He had 18 touchdowns to six interceptions. He also ran for 189 yards and four more scores. Francois received 25 votes, far outdistancing Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and Duke quarterback Daniel…

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Once again, FSU ranks the near top in high school recruiting

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At this point, the names are not written in ink. Still, it’s easy to see why Jimbo Fisher chose to remain at Florida State. Once again, FSU is near the top of the rankings for high school recruits. According to the recruiting website 247sports.com, FSU is second in America (to Alabama) when it comes to this season’s recruits. The Seminoles have one five-star recruing and 17 four-stars. Other recruiting classes included Florida, who is 13th, and Miami, who is 21st.…

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