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Florida State cornerback Jalen Ramsey declares for NFL draft

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Jalen Ramsey, considered by many to be a top-five pick, announced Tuesday he’ll skip his senior season at Florida State to enter the NFL draft. Ramsey, a 6-foot-1, 202-pound junior, started all 13 games at cornerback this season for the Seminoles (10-3) and finished with 52 tackles, including 3½ for loss and a team-high 10 pass breakups. “I arrived at Florida State as a boy, but now because of your unconditional love and support, I am leaving a man, a…

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Jimbo Fisher thinks Florida State’s best still ahead after 10-3 season

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After two seasons as one of the nation’s top teams, Florida State was largely out of the spotlight in 2015. The 10-3 record was what most expected but the ninth-ranked Seminoles did surprise many by making a New Year’s Six bowl game. Despite Thursday’s 38-24 loss to No. 13 Houston in the Peach Bowl, Jimbo Fisher felt like his team was able to make progress in each game. “I’m very happy for what they’ve been able to accomplish and the…

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Present-day NBA draft has both the good and the bad

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On Thursday, the NBA held their annual player draft in Brooklyn, NY. There were no huge surprises or blockbuster trades. Far from the spectacle of the NFL draft where 7 rounds stretch over three days (thanks to ESPN), professional basketball lasts only two rounds and is completed in about 5 hours. The NBA draft is actually closer to calling players up from the minor leagues than elevating college players. While NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell mostly announces the names of college…

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