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Florida Gators’ Dan Mullen: I’d love to end Florida State’s bowl streak

Florida Gators’ Dan Mullen: I’d love to end Florida State’s bowl streak

Florida State's NCAA-record 36-year bowl streak remains a rallying point in Tallahassee.It's getting talked about in Gainesville, too, because the rival Gators have a chance to end it."That'd be great," Florida coach Dan Mullen said Monday. "I'd love...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Where to rank UCF?

Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Where to rank UCF?

With only one week left in the regular season (for most teams, at least), I still have no idea how to rank UCF, even after Saturday's 38-13 win over a good, ranked Cincinnati team.The Knights are good. There's no question about that. But how good?The...
Published: 11/18/18
Matt Baker’s takeaways from FSU-Boston College

Matt Baker’s takeaways from FSU-Boston College

The announced attendance (57,274) was the smallest announced crowd at Doak Campbell Stadium since the Virginia Tech game in 1988 (50,901). Crowds are down across the sport, but the empty seats were a bad sign in Year 1 of the Willie Taggart Era.RELAT...
Published: 11/17/18
Florida State’s bowl streak still alive after comeback upset of Boston College

Florida State’s bowl streak still alive after comeback upset of Boston College

TALLAHASSEE — In the days leading up to Saturday's make-or-break game for Florida State's bowl chances, former Seminoles quarterback Danny Kanell delivered a message to his former team.Sometimes all you need is somebody to step up and make...
Published: 11/17/18
FSU journal: Ground game gets untracked a bit

FSU journal: Ground game gets untracked a bit

TALLAHASSEE — It took until the 11th game, but Florida State's rushing offense finally started to click the way the Seminoles expected with a talented backfield and a coach with a history of excellent runners.FSU rushed 36 times for 156 yards. ...
Published: 11/17/18
No. 13 Florida rides Feleipe Franks’ arm to rout Idaho 63-10

No. 13 Florida rides Feleipe Franks’ arm to rout Idaho 63-10

GAINESVILLE — Feleipe Franks passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns — all in the first half — and No. 15 Florida ran up 600 total yards to rout overmatched Idaho 63-10 on SaturdayFlorida rolled to a 49-0 lead at halftime. Gators ...
Published: 11/17/18
The end of ‘The Streak’ would be another sorry chapter for Florida State

The end of ‘The Streak’ would be another sorry chapter for Florida State

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida State's amazing bowl streak, 36 bowls long, could end Saturday with a graveside service and loss to Boston College at Doak Campbell Stadium, or next week against Florida, a seventh loss, wretched punctuation to Willie T...
Published: 11/16/18
Hot seat watch, coaches in contention to move up, Jimbo Fisher flashback and more college football notes

Hot seat watch, coaches in contention to move up, Jimbo Fisher flashback and more college football notes

Jimbo vs. Alabama-BirminghamJimbo Fisher was in the mix to become the head coach at UAB in 2006 before things fizzled out. Fisher settled for becoming the coach-in-waiting at Florida State. Now Fisher will be leading Texas A&M against the 9-1 Blazers...
Published: 11/16/18
Gators-Idaho, UCF-Cincinnati, bowl streaks in jeopardy and more state college football notes

Gators-Idaho, UCF-Cincinnati, bowl streaks in jeopardy and more state college football notes

3 things to know about UF-Idaho1.       This game started (sort of) as the 2014 season opener, which was called off after the opening kickoff because of a thunderstorm.2.       Idaho was a D...
Published: 11/16/18
Heisman Trophy watch: Kyler Murray catching up to Tua Tagovailoa

Heisman Trophy watch: Kyler Murray catching up to Tua Tagovailoa

5. Clemson RB Travis Etienne: A quiet day last week meant averaging 7 yards per carry at top-20 Boston College.4. Washington State QB Gardner Minshew: Has thrown for at least 300 yards in every game.3. West Virginia QB Will Grier: Needs to lead the M...
Published: 11/16/18