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Florida State wins one for interim coach, beats BC 38-31

Nov. 9, 2019 4:53 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — D.J. Matthews caught a short pass, faked out three defenders on his way to the sideline and then dove for the end zone, taking off from the 6-yard line before clipping the pylon to give Florida State the go-ahead score. "It kind of reminded me of high school, doing the long jump," Matthews...

Interim coach, Florida St. aim to turn things around at BC

Nov. 8, 2019 3:20 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Six wins wasn't going to be good enough for Florida State. Boston College would take it. Less than a week after firing coach Willie Taggart because a 4-5 start left them in danger of missing a bowl game for the second straight year, the Seminoles visit Chestnut Hill to play Boston College....

Florida State loses DT Marvin Wilson to season-ending injury

Nov. 7, 2019 2:42 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State defensive tackle Marvin Wilson will miss the rest of the season due to a hand injury. Interim head coach Odell Haggins Thursday announced that Wilson had surgery earlier this week. Wilson had 44 tackles and five sacks as a junior. Haggins says that Wilson "will...

No. 22 Wake's visit to Virginia Tech headlines ACC weekend

Nov. 7, 2019 4:01 AM EST

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 11: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 22 Wake Forest at Virginia Tech. The Demon Deacons (7-1, 3-1, No. 19 CFP) have a huge game looming next week at No. 4 Clemson with the Atlantic Division lead likely at stake — but not if they overlook the Hokies...

Florida State moving quickly to find new football coach

Nov. 4, 2019 5:17 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State athletic director David Coburn would like the Seminoles to have a new head football coach by the end of the regular season. The AD doesn't seem to be wasting anytime; he doesn't like the direction the football program is going and wants things to change. The AD...

Miami's Bubba Bolden, hurt in celebration, out for season

Nov. 4, 2019 3:16 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The celebratory hit that Miami safety Bubba Bolden took from a teammate during the win over Florida State was a costly one for the Hurricanes. Bolden will miss the remainder of the Hurricanes' season because of an injury that happened shortly after he made a third-quarter...

Florida State fires coach Willie Taggart after 21 games

Nov. 3, 2019 5:43 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State fired second-year football coach Willie Taggart on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami and with the team in danger of missing a bowl game for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 at Florida State, which won the national title...

Florida State fires football coach Willie Taggart

Nov. 3, 2019 3:48 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has fired Willie Taggart, the move coming a day after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami and with the team in danger of missing a bowl for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 in parts of two seasons at Florida State, which won the national title in 2013 and...

Florida State fires football coach Willie Taggart after he goes 9-12 in parts of two seasons

Nov. 3, 2019 3:29 PM EST
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State fires football coach Willie Taggart after he goes 9-12 in parts of two seasons.

Defense, Williams guide Miami to 27-10 win over Florida St.

Nov. 2, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Miami's defensive front kept coming. Florida State's offensive line had no answer. Freshman defensive end Gregory Rousseau had four of Miami's season-high nine sacks as the Hurricanes won their third straight game against Florida State, 27-10 on Saturday. "They were relentless,"...