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LSU focuses in on Tom Herman, leaving Jimbo Fisher at FSU

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FSU fans, evidently, have something to give thanks over. It appears that Jimbo Fisher isn’t going anywhere. If you believe internet reports, LSU seems to have turned its attention to Houston Coach Tom Herman. ESPN reported that the school could sign Herman to a new contract by Saturday. Fisher had been reported in several locations, especially those out of New Orleans, in saying that he was the No. 1 target of LSU. Reports said Fisher was seeking a $7 million…

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Gators vault to 13th in AP Top 25; Seminoles up to 15th

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Voters in the Associated Press Top 25 poll were impressed by Florida’s unexpected win at LSU on Saturday. The Gators’ 16-10 victory fueled their surge from the 21st position to No. 13 in this week’s poll. The Gators climbed over four teams who won on Saturday, including Florida State. The Seminoles moved up from the 17th to the 15th slot following their impressive 45-14 win at Syracuse. Florida will travel to Tallahassee Saturday to face the Seminoles. Alabama was again a unanimous selection…

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Gators beat LSU in rescheduled game after goal-line stand

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This time, the storm hit the LSU Tigers. This time, the storm arrived in the players of the Florida Gators’ defense. The Gators, in what was supposed to have been a home game before the venue was changed due to storms in October, stopped LSU on fourth-and-goal from the one with three seconds to play. Florida (8-2) won the SEC East title with the 16-10 victory. “It’s no small feat to go to that championship game back-to-back,” Florida coach Jim…

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Five questions about the rescheduled Florida-LSU game

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Five things to ponder about the Florida-LSU game: 1. With Jarrad Davis and Marcus Moye out, can the Florida defense stand up to the LSU attack? It’ll have to. It’s hard to see Florida winning this game without a great defensive performance. You know, the kind of performance missing in the second half against Tennessee and in the Arkansas game. The Gators are third in the nation in defense, but LSU is 13th, which isn’t bad either. 2. Leonard Fournette…

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Football flashback: Bad weather has postponed Florida-LSU before

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This isn’t the first time it stormed on the Florida–LSU football game. When the teams get together Saturday for a makeup game, it should rekindle some memories for former Gators’ head coach Steve Spurrier. After all, Spurrier has been through it before. It was 1964, and Spurrier was a sophomore when Hurricane Hilda went through Baton Rouge. That year, there was no change of venue; the teams simply played the game on Dec. 5. LSU was ranked No. 7 in…

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Is it time for Jimbo Fisher to slam the door on LSU rumors?

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The rumors are buzzing again. This guy heard from a guy who knows a guy who used to work with a source that Jimbo Fisher is still interested in the LSU job. The whispers will not go away. The latest reports come from the New Orleans Times-Picayne, who quote anonymous (of course) sources suggesting Fisher, the FSU coach, is ready to take the job if his financial demands are met. So why doesn’t Fisher just say no? Once and for…

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Despite win, ‘Noles slip while Gators tumble in AP Top 25

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Despite pulling out a 24-20 victory on the road at North Carolina State, the Florida State Seminoles dropped a position in this week’s AP Top 25 poll. The Florida Gators fell much further after their 31-10 loss at Arkansas. The Seminoles come in at No. 20 this week after starting the week 19th. They have taken some significant drops after losses, but this is the first time they lost ground after a win. LSU, who fell from 15th to 19th…

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