Florida State defensive back Derwin James was selected by the Los Angeles Chargers with the 17th overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday.
There’s a chance that Mike Martin could set the record at home, on the field that bears his name, against one of FSU’s biggest rivals. That’s a thought that would bring a smile to even the most hardened Seminole fan.
FSU held its annual Spring Game, aka the Garnet & Gold Game, yesterday in the friendly confines of Doak Campell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL. Tom Linefelt from Seminoles.com has all your highlights from yesterday's action!
In a game that looked like the best versions of each school’s football teams playing goal-line defense, the Seminoles (23-12) just could not quite close at the end as they so often have in recent weeks.
A two-bucket sequence highlighted a 12-4 run by the Seminoles as they pulled away from No. 4 seed Gonzaga for a 75-60 win in the Sweet 16 Thursday evening at Staples Center.
Coach Sue Semrau’s third-seeded Seminoles never found their offensive rhythm against the savvy, gritty Bulls, who are moving on as the No. 11 seed following an 86-65 victory at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
As soon as C.J. Walker made his first of two free throws, the one that effectively sealed Florida State’s win over Xavier here late Sunday night, Terance Mann and P.J. Savoy exchanged a knowing smile near midcourt. They knew it, same as everyone else packed into Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena: The Seminoles are going to the Sweet 16.
Florida State polished off 14th seed Little Rock 91-49, extending its streak of consecutive NCAA first-round victories to 15, dating back to 1991.