Norvell gets raise, 3-year extension from Florida StateFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State football coach Mike Norvell, whose team ended last season with a six-game winning streak, was rewarded with a three-year contract extension that will pay him an average of $8.05 million annually through 2029.
Florida State looks for Norvell’s 1st bowl win vs. OklahomaDecember 28, 2022 GMT
The Florida State Seminoles are finally seeing the fruits of their multiyear rebuild manifest on the field.
After finishing 2022 with their first winning season since Jimbo Fisher left for Texas A&M in 2019, the Seminoles (9-3) will look for their first bowl win of the Mike Norvell era when they face Oklahoma in the Cheez-It Bowl in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday.
Portal prowess on display as Florida, No. 16 FSU meetNovember 23, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The transfer portal has been kind to Florida State coach Mike Norvell.
Florida's Billy Napier should hope for similar success when he dives in deep this offseason.
The 16th-ranked Seminoles (8-3) are likely to start seven transfers on offense when they host the rival Gators (6-5) on Friday night.
Florida State has come ‘a long way’ in Norvell’s 3rd seasonNovember 22, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Robert Cooper has an appreciation for change that few of his Florida State teammates can match.
The defensive tackle committed to coach Jimbo Fisher. He outlasted Willie Taggart.
Florida State rises with coach Mike Norvell, faces LouisianaNovember 17, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Coach Mike Norvell has been building a culture of embracing hard work at Florida State, and the 19th-ranked Seminoles are starting to deliver the progress he envisioned.
They've gone from three wins in 2020, his first season, to five in 2021 and now seven and counting this year.
Travis leads No. 25 Florida State past Syracuse 38-3November 13, 2022 GMT
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Travis was unstoppable, and Florida State’s imposing defense stopped Syracuse in its tracks.
Travis threw for three touchdowns, caught a scoring pass and ran for another score, and No.
Travis has career day as Florida State routs Georgia TechOctober 29, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State fumbled on the goal line and another first-quarter drive deep into Georgia Tech territory was halted on downs. But the Seminoles made the most of their drives in the second quarter and pulled away to defeat Georgia Tech.
No. 4 Clemson’s trip to FSU headlines ACC Week 7 slateOctober 13, 2022 GMT
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 7:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 4 Clemson at Florida State. The Tigers (6-0, 4-0 ACC) have the chance to stay unbeaten in league play with another Atlantic Division game.
Unbeaten No. 23 Florida State hosts No. 22 Wake ForestSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State is just the second team in Atlantic Coast Conference history to start one season 0-4 and open the next 4-0. And it's been nearly 40 years since Virginia’s turnaround in 1982-83.
Florida St seeks first 4-0 start since 2015 vs EaglesSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
Boston College (1-2, 0-1 ACC) at Florida State (3-0, 1-0), 8 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Line: Florida State by 17 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Florida State blocks PAT, holds off Kelly’s LSU, 24-23September 5, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A play as unlikely as a blocked extra point with no time remaining made Florida State quarterback Jordan Travis' highlight-filled performance stand up — and spared Seminoles coach Mike Norvell from having to endure an ignominious collapse.
LSU opens Kelly era vs. Florida State in the SuperdomeSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
Florida State (1-0) vs. LSU (0-0) in New Orleans, Sunday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
Line: LSU by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
No. 13 NC State, FSU face tough games in ACC’s Week 1 slateSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 1:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Florida State vs. LSU in New Orleans. The Seminoles and Tigers meet Sunday in a matchup of teams from neighboring power conferences.
Florida State opens Year 3 under Norvell vs. DuquesneAugust 25, 2022 GMT
Duquesne (0-0) at Florida State (0-0), 5 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Florida State leaning on experience in Norvell’s 3rd yearAugust 17, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Competition has built depth in Florida State's football program. Experience has led to more confidence. Mike Norvell believes the change in his team is mostly due to stability.
Travis throws for 3 TDs, Florida State holds off BC, 26-23November 20, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Florida State’s extra work this week figuring out how to pressure Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec paid off right to the end.
Now, the Seminoles have a shot to keep their own season going a little extra, too.
No surprise: Jurkovec’s return has Boston College rollingNovember 18, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — There’s no excuse anymore for being surprised by Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec.
The Notre Dame transfer made a last-minute return from a wrist injury to help the Eagles beat Virginia Tech on Nov.
Travis sparks late rally as Florida State beats Miami 31-28November 14, 2021 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) —
Florida State delivered a comeback that belongs among the great down-to-the-wire finishes in the history of the rivalry with Miami. And Mike Norvell has a signature win to continue building the Seminoles’ foundation.
Florida State says it won’t overlook UMass with Clemson nextOctober 21, 2021 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As Florida State prepares for Saturday’s game against UMass, it would be easy to expect the Seminoles to focus their attention instead on a rivalry game with Clemson on Oct.
Young Louisville, Florida State teams meet in ACC matchupSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Louisville coach Scott Satterfield still has modest steps to achieve as he rebuilds the Cardinals football program after an emotional win over UCF last week.
One would be winning back-to-back games against an FBS team for the first time since Satterfield’s first season in 2019.
Demon Deacons host struggling Seminoles to start ACC playSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
Wake Forest and Florida State are in very different positions heading into Saturday's meeting to open Atlantic Coast Conference play.
The Demon Deacons (2-0) didn’t face much of a test in either of its first two wins against overmatched opponents, offering little insight as to how they will respond in a close game.
Mistakes, penalties big factors in Florida State’s 0-2 startSeptember 13, 2021 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Norvell said he believes in his players and that Florida State has lost two games to start the season they should have won. But they haven’t.
Any ascent from a 3-6 season in 2020 has instead been halted by a demoralizing loss where the Seminoles took two steps back.
Florida State using 2 quarterbacks to confuse opponentsSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State's depth chart lists Jordan Travis or McKenzie Milton as the Seminoles starting quarterback.
It may as well read Jordan Travis and McKenzie Milton.
Seminoles coach Mike Norvell did not name a starting quarterback for the season opener against Notre Dame and he hasn't announce one for the Jacksonville State game on Saturday.
Friends, now foes in No. 9 Notre Dame-Florida State matchupSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dillan Gibbons is back in the Sunshine State and the Florida State offensive lineman will be reunited with not just family when the Seminoles take on No. 9 Notre Dame but a large a number of old friends from Indiana as well.
No. 9 Notre Dame travels to Florida State for season openerSeptember 2, 2021 GMT
No. 9 Notre Dame (0-0) at Florida State (0-0), Sunday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Line: Notre Dame by 7 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Transfer time: New rule brings college football free agencySeptember 1, 2021 GMT
Ideally, Florida State coach Mike Norvell will never need to build his team this way again.
The Seminoles have 14 transfers with more than 330 games of college experience on the roster after going 3-6 in Norvell's first year in Tallahassee.
No. 9 Irish opener at Florida State like 2019 at LouisvilleAugust 30, 2021 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — When No. 9 Notre Dame opens its season Sunday night at Florida State, coach Brian Kelly wouldn’t mind a little deja vu.
It was on Sept. 2, 2019 – Labor Day night – that Kelly’s Fighting Irish, also ranked No.
AP Top 25 Podcast: New-look Clemson tries to stay atop ACCJuly 14, 2021 GMT
The post-Trevor Lawrence era begins at Clemson with the Tigers still the prohibitive favorites to win the Atlantic Coast Conference for a seventh consecutive season.
On the latest AP Top 25 Podcast, David Hale from ESPN joins the AP’s Ralph Russo to preview the ACC from Clemson at the top to Syracuse at the bottom.
Duke, Florida State seeking to end 3-game losing streaksDecember 10, 2020 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Duke and Florida State went winless in November.
Now both teams are looking to build some confidence for the future — and to get back on the field...
Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC beginsSeptember 25, 2020 GMT
The stakes have not recently been what they used to be for the Florida State-Miami rivalry, but the Seminoles and Hurricanes usually put on a good show...
FSU coach Norvell tests positive for virus before MiamiSeptember 20, 2020 GMT
Florida State coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach the Seminoles in-person this week as they prepare for Miami.
Norvell released a statement Saturday saying he tested positive a day earlier but is feeling fine.
No. 17 Memphis tops No. 18 Cincinnati 34-24 to host AAC gameNovember 30, 2019 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers marked off their first 11-win season along with the 500th victory in program history all in the same game...
Tewksbury’s Fuller Takes Over Memphis DefenseJanuary 6, 2019 GMT
Adam Fuller was the brains behind one of the best defenses in all of college football in 2018, and when you accomplish a feat like that, it typically gets noticed.
So when the University of Memphis, an on-the-rise program that has won at least eight games in each of the last five seasons, was in need of a new defensive coordinator, Fuller was identified as the perfect man for the job.
Ferguson leads Memphis to 48-45 upset of No. 25 UCLASeptember 16, 2017 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — UCLA and Josh Rosen came in with the reputation and the ranking. The Memphis Tigers think it is time they got some respect and notoriety.
Rosen was unable to put together a fourth-quarter comeback like he did in the opener against Texas A&M, and Memphis beat the No.