For most schools, it would have been a terrific season.
A 10-2 record. A star running back. A great defense.
But for FSU, the 2015 season will be one of disappointment. After winning a national title and reaching the college football playoffs in the two previous seasons, the Florida State Seminoles showed a bit of slippage this year.
Part of the reason is that transfer quarterback Everett Golson didn’t match the hype, and eventually, he was replaced by Sean McGuire. The FSU passing attack never really clicked as it has in most seasons.
Ah, but the Seminoles could run. Led by Dalvin Cook, who led the nation in yards per gain despite troubling hamstring injuries, FSU was always a threat. And let’s face it: Any year in which FSU beats Florida isn’t all bad. Still, a blocked field goal led to a loss against Georgia Tech, and FSU lost its annual game against Clemson.
This year, Cook is scheduled to come back if he doesn’t go the NFL. McGuire is scheduled to come back. Yes, it should be another good year.
But will it be a great one?