Florida State Rumors & News

  • FSU Official: Football Players Receive Special Treatment As Dozens Accused Of Sexual Assault Or Domestic Violence

    Deadspin "The former Florida State administrator in charge of the university’s Victim Advocate Office until this past August testified that over nine years, around 40 football players were accused of intimate partner violence or sexual assault, according to court testimony released Wednesday. Earlier..." November 26

  • FSU's Jimbo Fisher won't comment on prospect of LSU coaching opportunity

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is widely rumored to be a candidate for the LSU coaching job if the Tigers part ways with current coach Les Miles. Speaking about other jobs – vacant or not – is “unprofessional” and “disrespectful” according to Fisher. The coach was asked what he thought about the LSU..." November 24

  • Jameis Winston's accuser featured in documentary about college rape

    Sporting News - NCAAF "On the same day Jameis Winston put up career numbers for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, CNN aired "The Hunting Ground," a documentary about rape on college campuses told from the point of view of the survivors. The film, which originally aired at the Sundance Film Festival, featured Erica Kinsman,..." November 23

  • Jimbo Fisher: Sean Maguire is Florida State's starting QB 'as of right now'

    CBS Sports "Florida State's quarterback shuffle has calmed for the moment. After a few weeks of both health-related and performance-related rotations between Everett Golson and Sean Maguire, Jimbo Fisher said Monday that Maguire is the Seminoles starting quarterback moving forward. Golson started Florida..." November 16

  • FSU OL Derrick Kelly to have knee surgery, out for season

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State offensive lineman Derrick Kelly will have meniscus surgery on his right knee and will be out for the remainder of the season, Jimbo Fisher said after Thursday’s practice. Kelly started five games at right tackle for the Seminoles this season, and will be replaced in the lineup by..." November 12

  • Florida State RB Mario Pender cleared to play vs. Clemson

    The Score "Florida State running back Mario Pender will be available to play Saturday against No. 1 Clemson, head coach Jimbo Fisher told reporters Thursday. Pender has missed the last five games for the Seminoles after suffering a collapsed lung in late September." November 06

  • Everett Golson, Dalvin Cook available for FSU; Jimbo won't name QB

    CBS Sports "Florida State is getting healthy at the right time. Jimbo Fisher told reporters Thursday, via the Orlando Sentinel, that quarterback Everett Golson has been cleared to play by doctors after suffering a concussion and star running back Dalvin Cook will be back in the lineup against No. 1..." November 05

  • Ex-Florida State QB John Franklin III commits to transfer to Auburn

    CBS Sports "Auburn boosted its quarterback depth for 2016 on Wednesday with the addition of former Florida State quarterback John Franklin III to its recruiting class. Franklin suffered an injury in the spring and chose to transfer to East Mississippi Community College after Everett Golson announced his..." November 04

  • Jimbo Fisher: 'We feel comfortable with 2 quarterbacks in our system'

    The Score "Florida State quarterback Sean Maguire's impressive performance Saturday has given Jimbo Fisher a lot to think about. Maguire threw for 348 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Syracuse filling in for an injured Everett Golson. If Golson is ready to return this week from a concussion, it's..." November 03

  • FSU quarterback competition back on after Sean Maguire's strong play

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU quarterback Sean Maguire, in his mind, simply did his job Saturday. If he performed well enough to make life more difficult for coach Jimbo Fisher this week, so be it. On Saturday, Maguire was efficient yet explosive, calm yet aggressive. The backup seized his opportunity to make a..." November 02

  • Everett Golson out, Sean Maguire to start for Florida State vs. Syracuse

    CBS Sports "No. 17 Florida State will be without starting quarterback Everett Golson against Syracuse on Saturday, the Seminoles confirmed Saturday morning. Per Noles247, Golson is suffering from a concussion and will not play vs. the 3-4 Orange. Junior Sean Maguire will start in his place, as Maguire did..." October 31

  • Jimbo Fisher: Florida State RB Dalvin Cook (ankle) to miss Syracuse game

    CBS Sports "Florida State running back Dalvin Cook will miss Saturday's game against Syracuse with an ankle injury, Jimbo Fisher told reporters on Thursday. "Dalvin will be out," Fisher told reporters. "Dalvin has an ankle [injury]. Actually has nothing to do with the hamstring. Hamstring has actually..." October 30

  • 4-star DE/LB Vandarius Cowan withdraws commitment to FSU

    Tallahassee Democrat "The Florida State football team lost a recruit from the class of 2017 on Sunday. Four-star defensive end/linebacker Vandarius Cowan (Palm Beach Gardens High) announced his decommittment from the school on Twitter. Cowan took a visit to the University of Miami to see the Hurricanes' 58-0 loss..." October 26

  • Noles QB Everett Golson weaving a remarkable tale of redemption

    CBS Sports "On the night of September 7, 2013, Everett Golson settled in to watch some Notre Dame football. Everything was wrong. He was viewing the game from San Diego, specifically the Mission Beach home of George Whitfield -- his personal quarterback tutor. Golson had just moved West to rededicate..." October 23

  • Clemson's Swinney: I'd take Dalvin Cook over Leonard Fournette

    NFL.com "While Leonard Fournette continues to draw heavy Heisman Trophy discussion with a weekly 200-yard average, he's not the only running back carrying the primary offensive burden for a top-10 team. Florida State's Dalvin Cook has been spectacular as well. He's been the most reliable option to move the..." October 21

  • FSU safety Trey Marshall out for regular season with biceps injury

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU starting safety Trey Marshall will reportedly miss the remainder of the regular season with a biceps injury. Coach Jimbo Fisher told Warchant Radio Sunday evening that Marshall will undergo surgery to repair the injury he suffered in the first quarter of Saturday’s 41-21 victory over..." October 19

  • Florida State files motion to prevent release of Title IX suit depositions

    USA Today "Florida State has filed a motion seeking a protective order to prevent the release of deposition transcripts and videos in a Title IX lawsuit filed by Erica Kinsman. In its motion seeking the order, which was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, FSU..." October 14

  • Florida State's Mario Pender released from hospital following collapsed lung

    The Score "Florida State running back Mario Pender has been discharged from the hospital three weeks after he suffered a collapsed lung during practice. The redshirt junior was hospitalized on Sept. 22 after bumping harmlessly into an offensive lineman at practice. Despite returning to the squad, head..." October 10

  • FSU's Dalvin Cook returns to practice

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU running back Dalvin Cook practiced Thursday. The Seminoles’ standout sophomore was in shoulder pads and a helmet, and enthusiastically juked in between tackling dummies after the team’s stretching period. It is an encouraging sign for Cook, who has been considered “day-to-day” after..." October 09

  • With Dalvin Cook hurting, FSU's backup plan is crucial

    Jacksonville Times-Union "All of a sudden, healthy running backs are at a premium for the Florida State football team. A hamstring injury sustained by ACC rushing leader Dalvin Cook in last week’s 24-16 victory over Wake Forest has made him a huge question mark as the No. 12-ranked Seminoles prepare to play Miami on..." October 07

  • FSU RB Mario Pender has surgery after suffering collapsed lung

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said backup running back Mario Pender had surgery on Wednesday after suffering a collapsed lung last week. Fisher said the surgery was to close a minor hole in Pender’s lung and address an infection. Fisher originally said Pender's recovery would last 10-12..." October 01

  • Mario Pender still in hospital, out vs. Wake Forest

    ESPN "Florida State running back Mario Pender remains hospitalized due to a collapsed lung, but Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher said he hopes the junior will be released soon. Pender will miss the Seminoles' upcoming game against Wake Forest on Saturday. A 21-year-old redshirt junior from Fort Myers,..." September 29

  • Former FSU QB De'Andre Johnson going to trial after disagreement on plea deal

    Tallahassee Democrat "Former Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson’s misdemeanor battery case will go to trial after a disagreement with his plea deal emerged at a Monday hearing in Leon County court. Jury selection will be on Dec. 11, and the trial will begin on Dec. 14. Johnson also has a pretrial hearing set..." September 29

  • FSU Mario Pender Released From Hospital After Collapsed Lung

    Black Sports Online "Florida State has been without running back Mario Pender for a few days after he was hospitalized due to a collapsed lung. Pender suffered the injury during Tuesday’s practice as he ran into an offensive lineman. He was then taking to hospital after having trouble breathing and has since been..." September 25

  • FSU RB Mario Pender Reportedly Suffered Collapsed Lung During Tuesday’s Practice

    College Spun "The Florida State Seminoles can breathe deep knowing that resdshirt junior running back Mario Pender will fully recover and could return to practice as soon as next week after suffering a collapsed lung Tuesday during practice. According to Warchant.com, Pender suffered the injury Tuesday..." September 24

  • FSU fan raising money for ‘Keep Al Golden’ banner to fly over stadium during game

    Larry Brown Sports "The Hurricanes are 3-0, but the fan base has apparently had enough of head coach Al Golden. Miami was showered with boos during last week’s game as the team allowed Nebraska to score 23 fourth-quarter points to force overtime, before ultimately coming out on top. Prior to the Hurricanes’ game..." September 23

  • Florida State names Everett Golson starting QB

    ESPN "Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback. Coach Jimbo Fisher announced his decision Monday after practice. Golson, a former Notre Dame quarterback who will be a senior this season, has been battling with..." September 01

  • Lawyer for Jameis Winston’s accuser hired by Baylor rape victim

    College Football Talk "The high-profile Baylor rape case has added a prominent new character, the Dallas Morning News is reporting. According to the paper, nationally-known Title IX attorney John Clune of Colorado has been hired by the victim and her family to “investigate a number of issues surrounding the case,”..." August 28

  • FSU's Dalvin Cook NOT Guilty in Bar Punch Case

    TMZ "Not guilty, y'all got to feel Dalvin Cook -- a jury exonerated the Florida State University running back of allegedly punching a woman outside a Tallahassee bar. The jury took a mere 20 minutes on Monday evening to deliberate the case ... where Cook was accused of punching the 21-year-old FSU..." August 25

  • Accuser says FSU RB Dalvin Cook told her to 'Google me!'

    Bay Area Sports "A woman says Florida State star running back Dalvin Cook boasted that he would be able to buy her when he signs a professional football contract just before he punched her in the face outside a bar. Cook's trial on misdemeanor battery charges began Monday. Madison Geohegan says the incident..." August 25

  • FSU TE Jalen Wilkerson practices after waiting to be cleared by NCAA

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU freshman TE Jalen Wilkerson has been cleared to practice after a snafu with the NCAA’s clearinghouse. Wilkerson was working with the team Monday after missing the first two weeks of preseason camp while FSU awaited word on his academic eligibility. Coach Jimbo Fisher previously said that..." August 17

  • Report: Ex-FSU QB De'Andre Johnson enrolls at East Mississippi C.C.

    CBS Sports "Former Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson will try to reboot his college football career at the junior college level, reportedly enrolling at East Mississippi Comunity College. ESPN's Brett McMurphy is reporting that Johnson expects to play for the school's football team this fall. Last..." August 14

  • Dalvin Cook’s lawyer says trial could be over in 1 day

    Tallahassee Democrat "One of Dalvin Cook’s attorneys believes the trial involving the suspended Florida State running back could be resolved quickly. The trial is set for Aug. 24 after Cook’s demand for a speedy trial was approved by Leon County Judge Augustus D. Aikens Jr. on Wednesday. “This is probably one of..." August 14

  • Judge denies FSU's motion to dismiss Jameis Winston accuser's Title IX suit

    ESPN "A federal judge on Wednesday denied Florida State University's motion to dismiss a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former student who accused ex-Seminoles star quarterback Jameis Winston of raping her in December 2012. In a ruling released on Wednesday morning, U.S. District Court Judge Mark E...." August 13

  • Jimbo Fisher Confirms Former 5-Star Linebacker Matthew Thomas Is Ineligible To Play For Florida State This Season

    College Spun "Matthew Thomas, a redshirt sophomore linebacker and former five-star recruit for Florida State, will not be playing for the Seminoles this season. At his press conference this evening, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed the report that surfaced yesterday: Thomas is ineligible to play this fall. " August 13

  • Trial for Florida State RB Dalvin Cook set for Aug. 24

    CBS Sports "Dalvin Cook won't have to wait until the week of Florida State's season opener to have his day in court following his misdemeanor battery charge. A judge has set the sophomore running back's trial for the week of August 24, with jury selection set to begin August 21. Cook's trial had been set..." August 12

  • FSU linebacker Matthew Thomas reportedly ineligible for 2015 season

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU LB Matthew Thomas is ineligible for the entire 2015 season. Thomas – who was suspended for the first six games of last season because of an unspecified violation of NCAA rules – will not play this year according to a report from Warchant.com. The report, using two unnamed sources from FSU,..." August 11

  • Dalvin Cook's defense attorney demanded speedy trial because of new witness

    Tomahawk Nation "Ricky Patel, the attorney for suspended Florida State running back Dalvin Cook filed a demand for a speedy trial (DST) Thursday in Leon County for Cook's charge of misdemeanor battery stemming from an allegation that he punched a woman outside a Tallahassee bar in July. The filing of a DST..." August 11

  • Florida State takes separate team photos with and without player facing battery charge

    USA Today "Florida State Seminoles tailback Dalvin Cook turned himself in to Florida police last month after being charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly punching a woman outside a bar in June. Cook denies punching anyone and is scheduled for arraignment on on September 2nd, just before Florida..." August 09

  • FSU transfer LB Lorenzo Phillips not cleared to practice

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State transfer linebacker Lorenzo Phillips needs to get a transcript finalized before he’s cleared to participate in fall camp, head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed during his season-opening press conference on Thursday. Fisher said freshman cornerback Marcus Lewis, who also had an..." August 08

  • Florida State waiting on top juco LB Lorenzo Phillips to be cleared

    CBS Sports "Florida State's depth at the linebacker position causes alarm when considering the team's prospects for 2015. While Jimbo Fisher had some good news about the health of the returning linebackers, he had less encouraging news regarding the status of Lorenzo Phillips, one of the top junior college..." August 06

  • 911 tape released in Dalvin Cook arrest

    Tallahassee Democrat "The Tallahassee Police Department on Tuesday released the 911 call that led to the arrest of suspended Florida State University running back Dalvin Cook in early July. Cook, 19, was suspended from the football team July 11 after State Attorney Willie Meggs announced he was filing battery..." July 21

  • Jimbo Fisher welcomes Everett Golson, but doesn't guarantee he'll start

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had no problems welcoming graduate transfer Everett Golson to the program. Fisher went down the same road as a Division III quarterback when he transferred from Salem to Samford in 1987. He’s watched a few of his quarterbacks at Florida State go down that..." July 21

  • Ex-FSU QB De'Andre Johnson contacts Oklahoma JUCO about enrolling

    CBS Sports "Dismissed Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson has contacted Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College about possibly enrolling, CBSSports.com has learned. Athletic director Dale Patterson told CBSSports.com that Johnson reached out to the junior college by phone in the last week. “There's..." July 21

  • FSU running back Dalvin Cook's arraignment date moved back to Sept. 2

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU running back Dalvin Cook’s arraignment date has been moved to Sept. 2. Cook, who faces a charge of misdemeanor battery, was supposed to be arraigned on July 30, but the date was pushed back Tuesday after another attorney – Joey McCall – was added to case, according to the Leon County Clerk..." July 14

  • De'Andre Johnson: 'I should have walked away' from bar incident

    SI "Dismissed Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson said in an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America that he should have walked away from an incident which led him to punching a woman at a bar. Last week, the Tallahassee State Attorney’s Office released surveillance video showing Johnson..." July 14

  • Lawyer for Seminoles RB Dalvin Cook refutes allegations

    ESPN "An attorney for Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook told ESPN on Monday night that the player did not hit a woman last month and that battery charges are a result of pressure in Tallahassee based on recent high-profile cases in the media. "Dalvin Cook did not strike this woman,"..." July 14

  • FSU to Jimbo Fisher -- YOU'RE ON NOTICE ... Get It Together Or Else

    TMZ "The ENTIRE Florida State University football program is on THIN ICE ... so says the FSU president who called an emergency team meeting today to warn the guys to STOP PUNCHING WOMEN!!!! After TWO FSU players were arrested for allegedly attacking females in Tallahassee in June -- FSU president..." July 14

  • Florida State president meets with football team following off-field misconduct

    The Score "Florida State president John Thrasher met with the Seminoles football team Monday in light of two players' recent off-field misconduct. Quarterback De'Andre Johnson was dismissed from the team last week after the state attorney released video footage of him punching a woman at a bar. Then,..." July 13

  • FSU RB Dalvin Cook cited in 2014 for chaining 3 pit bull puppies together

    CBS Sports "Florida State indefinitely suspended sophomore running back Dalvin Cook on Friday after Cook was charged with battery for allegedly punching a woman outside of a bar. Cook's battery charge is not his only run-in with the law in his short time at Florida State. Cook was known to have been involved..." July 13

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