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Predictions: Georgia Tech may run FSU ragged, but Seminoles should win

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Here’s a prediction: Frustrated. Here’s a prediction: Tired. Here’s a prediction: Relief. For FSU, yes, the prediction is that the team will defeat Georgia Tech to move to 7-0, but it won’t come without some spotty moments. Even in a down year, the Yellow Jackets can do that to a team. Their option can look like a shell game where a defense always seems to be tackling the wrong guy. This is the problem with playing against an offense that…

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One of Everett Golson’s strongest traits? A lack of turnovers

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The eyes look the same. The moutn is familiar. There is something about the way he grins. But to a Notre Dame fan, is this really Everett Golson? So far, Golson has been more than a transfer quarterback for FSU, he’s been a transformed quarterback. No, you can’t judge him just by wins – Golson won at Notre Dame, too, including reaching a National Championship game. But so far, Golson has figured out a way to protect the football in…

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Everett Golson’s breakout game for FSU nets him Player of the Week

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For more than half a season, FSU fans have waited. For more than half a season, he was the promising quarterback from another program. He was the guy who was going to keep the chains moving. The guy who who was supposed to keep the big plays coming. Finally, Saturday, quarterback Everett Golson showed up. Golson was all he was supposed to be in a 41-21 victory over Louisville, just in time for the stretch run to begin for the…

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FIU’s Alex McGough wins first Sunshine Player of Week

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He is not one of the big boys. He does not play in one of the big stadiums. But the size of his team’s victory was big enough that Florida International’s Alex McGough is the season’s first Sunshine State Player of the Week. McGough hit 29 of 38 for 260 yards to lead FIU to a 15-14 victory over Central Florida to win the honor. With his team trailing by 11 at the half, he led them to touchdowns on…

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FSU finally names Everett Golson as its starting quarterback

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FSU has a new starting quarterback. And it’s Everett Golson. Seminoles’ coach Jimbo Fisher took the most asked question of the off-season and waited until Monday for an answer, picking Golson over returning backup Sean McGuire to be the FSU quarterback. Golson, a former starter at Notre Dame who was good enough to quarterback the Irish to the national title game in 2012, transferred to FSU in the off-season despite a lack of promises. In 25 games with the Irish,…

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FSU coach Jimbo Fisher suggests that his team needs to ‘grow up’

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For FSU, the objective will not to be to get into trouble. The goal will be to cause a little of the right kind of it. FSU, which began its preseason camp on Wednesday, has been the most successful program in the country the last two seasons with a national title and a playoff appearance. The Seminoles have won 39 games the last three seasons, the most in the country. However, at FSU, much of the talk all off-season has…

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Transfer Everett Golson is 3rd on FSU depth chart; Dalvin Cook still first

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If transfer Everett Golson is going to be the next FSU quarterback, he has some work to do. Golson, who is coming in from Notre Dame, was listed as third on the Seminoles’ depth chart when the team released it Sunday afternoon, behind returning Sean MaGuire and redshirt freshman J.J. Cosentino. For Golson, that means there is a lot of making up to do before the team opens its season against Texas State. MaGuire had one start last year. Golson…

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