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FSU receiver Travis Rudolph wins the weekly Sunshine State Award

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In the FSU offensive huddle, there are a lot of stars. There is Dalvin Cook, a Heisman favorite. There is Deondre Francois, the tough quarterback. But don’t forget about Travis Rudolph, the wide receiver who has stardom written all over him. On Saturday against Wake Forest, Rudolph caught 13 passes for 258 yards, winning the Sunshine State Player of the Week award. In the past, quarterbacks and running backs have dominated the award, but this week, the memories of Rudoph snaking…

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Sunshine State Award: USF’s Marlon Mack runs to the record book

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For years, USF running back Marlon Mack chased the memory of Andre Hall. For years, he chased down his records. Finally, on a 49-yard touchdown run against Cincinnati, Mack finally caught Hall, breaking his school record. Mack has 2,755 yards in 27 career games. Hall had 2,731 in 23 games. Mack had 118 yards against Cincinnati and won the Sunshine State Player of the Week award. Other nominees were: FSU running back Dalvin Cook, who ran for 140 yards and…

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FSU’s Dalvin Cook runs to weekly Sunshine State award

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Florida State running back Dalvin Cook was here all the time. That was his back, and those were his heels. Cook finally had the breakout game FSU fans have been waiting for against USF Saturday, rushing for 267 yards. He went for 75 on the first play of the day. For his efforts, Cook has been named the Sunshine State Player of the Week, a weekly award given by the SaintPetersBlog. Cook entered the game with critics wondering what was…

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Florida’s Luke Del Rio wins Sunshine State award after beating Kentucky

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It didn’t  take long for Luke Del Rio to show the University of Florida faithful that he’s someone to believe in. Del Rio, a transfer from Alabama through Oregon State, has lit it up through two games for the Gators. He’s thrown for 576 yards and six touchdowns, and led Florida to a 2-0 start. If nothing else, Del Rio has proven he won’t be the weak link to Florida’s offense. For that start, Del Rio has been named the…

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