Alabama is everyone’s No. 1, Florida State is actually the second best team – even if the AP and Coaches polls don’t see it that way – with a good argument to be made as the top team in terms of talent.
Florida State is the preseason favorite to claim the Atlantic Coast Conference football championship, according to a poll of 167 media members held in conjunction with last week's 2017 ACC Football Kickoff.
Citing excellence in football, men's and women's basketball, baseball and softball, CBS Sports on Friday named Florida State the recipient of its “Best in College Sports” award.
"It was inevitable," he said Tuesday night in the aftermath of Florida's dogpile celebration that followed a 6-1 victory over LSU to sweep the College World Series finals.
For the third time in College World Series history, two SEC teams will square off for the national championship when familiar foes Florida and LSU take the field Monday.
Florida State saw its 2017 season come to an end Wednesday evening in a 7-4 loss against No. 3 LSU in the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park.
Starting Saturday at 12:00 noon, Florida State (43-21) will host Sam Houston State (44-21) in a best-of-three Super Regional with a bid to the College World Series on the line.
Florida State (reached its third-consecutive Super Regional with a 6-0 win over Auburn on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium Monday evening.