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Several FSU players have highlights in Seminoles’ spring game

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It left you wanting more. In a good way. More points. More speed. More Cam Akers. More Derwin James. More Brian Burns. The FSU Seminoles’ spring practice Saturday was largely a tease, a hint of the big plays to come. The Gold team beat the Garnet, 17-7, in a game that that looked very much like a highlight film. For instance: There was Akers, the five-star recruit who stepped in like he had been on campus all along. He had…

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Quarterback competition to highlight Gators’ spring football game

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The defense has been rebuilt. Definitely, Gator fans are going to want to check it out. Oh, and the play-makers are better at wide receiver. Those will be fun to see. The offensive line is better. And the running game is solid. And … Oh, never mind. You want to see the quarterbacks, don’t you? If there is one overwhelming point of interest to this year’s Gators, who have their spring game tonight, it is the quarterbacks. With returner Luke…

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FSU quarterback Deondre Francois hopes to play well in spring game

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A year ago, he was the new kid in the huddle. This year, he’s the leader of it. FSU quarterback Deondre Francois is the proven commodity to the Seminoles’ offense after a year in which he threw for 3,350 yards and 20 touchdowns. But three of his receivers have graduated, and Dalvin Cook is no longer in the backfield. That means Francois will need help. “The year he had, this guy is a big-time player,” FSU coach Jimbo Fisher told…

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Transfer Luke Del Rio shines, leads Blue to win in Spring game

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As of now, Will Grier is West Virgina’s. Treon Harris is yesterday’s. And hello, Luke Del Rio. Yes, it was only a spring game, but Del Rio did a lot to calm the nerves of the Florida faithful Friday night. Del Rio hit 10 of 11 passes for 176 yards and two touchdowns to lead his Blue team to a 44-6 victory over the Orange. Austin Appleby hit six of eight passes for the Orange for 44 yards (and two…

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FSU star running back Dalvin Cook undergoes shoulder surgery

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FSU’s football world is not on Dalvin Cook’s shoulders. Still, the strain is showing. Cook has had minor shoulder surgery, which will keep him out for Saturday’s spring game as well as the next two months. The star running back should be ready for summer practice, coach Jimbo Fisher said. “We cleaned up some stuff in the back of his shoulder, and he’ll be ready in a couple of months,” Fisher said. “He’ll be ready to go in June or…

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