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Arizona State heads back to Sun Bowl, to face Florida State

Dec. 8, 2019 7:34 PM EST

Arizona State (7-5, Pac-12) vs Florida State (6-6, Atlantic Coast Conference), Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET LOCATION: El Paso, Texas TOP PLAYERS Arizona State: QB Jayden Daniels, 193 of 310, 2,748 yards, 17 TDs, 2 INTs. Florida State: RB Cam Akers, 1,144 yards rushing, 14 TDs. NOTABLE Arizona State: The Sun Devils beat...

Florida State introduces Mike Norvell as Seminoles’ coach

Dec. 8, 2019 4:19 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Norvell was the first coach Florida State interviewed for its football vacancy and though the search took school administrators around the country, they kept coming back to the man running Memphis’ program. “We really liked him,” Florida State athletics...

Swamp success: No. 8 Florida ends 4-game home skid vs FSU

Nov. 30, 2019 11:59 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida receiver Kadarius Toney stopped in the end zone, struck a pose and pointed to the scoreboard as Florida State players walked by. He was taunting the rival Seminoles — at halftime. The game was essentially over at that point, and everyone knew it. Kyle Trask threw...

Role reversal for FSU, Florida thanks to Taggart, Mullen

Nov. 29, 2019 11:53 AM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn’t too long ago that Florida State and Florida were in opposite positions. The Seminoles had the better program, the more stable coaching situation and were enjoying double-digit wins annually. The Gators, meanwhile, struggled to develop quarterbacks and found...

No. 8 Florida trying to end 4-game home skid against FSU

Nov. 27, 2019 5:41 PM EST

Florida State (6-5) at No. 8 Florida (9-2, No. 11 CFP), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (SEC Network). Line: Florida by 18. Series record: Florida leads 35-26-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Florida is looking to end a four-game losing streak against archrival Florida State in Gainesville. The Gators also can win 10 games in...

No. 8 Florida hoping to end decade-old home skid to FSU

Nov. 26, 2019 5:41 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen is unbeaten against Florida State. Most of his players can't say the same. The eighth-ranked Gators (9-2) have dropped four straight games at home to their biggest in-state rival, a decade-old skid they hope to end Saturday night in the Swamp. "Yeah, I...

Bowden, Kentucky race past UT Martin 50-7

Nov. 23, 2019 8:12 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is bowl-bound. Lynn Bowden rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns to lead Kentucky to a 50-7 win over UT Martin on Saturday and into the postseason for the fourth straight season. Bowden eclipsed the 100-yard plateau for the fifth time this season as the Wildcats shattered a...

Big Ten Spotlight: West Division coaches in long-term deals

Nov. 21, 2019 1:55 PM EST

Scott Frost received a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Nebraska through 2026. The university announced the extension on Saturday before Frost and the Cornhuskers took the field against Wisconsin. "I'm grateful,” Frost said. “This is where I want to be. People in Nebraska know me...

Florida State routs Alabama St. to become bowl-eligible

Nov. 16, 2019 5:27 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In times of coaching uncertainty, Florida State has turned to long-time assistant Odell Haggins. And for the second time in three years, the interim head coach has guided the Seminoles through a coaching transition. James Blackman threw three touchdown passes and Khalan Laborn had...

Florida State looks to secure bowl-eligibility with win

Nov. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A mid-November matchup with Alabama State was supposed to be a break from ACC play for Florida State, allowing the Seminoles to recharge before the rivalry showdown at Florida to end the regular season. Saturday’s against the FCS Hornets now has more meaning with the...