#NoleShots is back again for another season of instant photo blogging action before, during and after FSU’s home matchups in 2014. The second-ranked Noles welcome fifth-ranked Notre Dame for a prime time match up at 8 p.m. ESPN College Game Day is on hand for the second time in Tallahassee this season. Fans can also follow FSU Football on Twitter and Instagram. A special thanks to FSU photographer Maury Neipris for his work on this.
Post Game • Meet the Press
Coach Fisher talks to the media following the game. He expresses his love for his team and how he wouldn’t trade them for any team in America.
Post Game • Locker Room
The team huddles to listen to Coach Fisher.
Coach Fisher hands the game ball to Chance Trickett- son of FSU offensive line coach Rick Trickett who was sidelined for tonight’s game.
The team follows the win with a prayer.
Final • FSU 31, ND 27
The Seminole defense stepped up big and held Notre Dame out of the end zone. Jalen Ramsey throws a man out of bounds to save a touchdown late in the game. – Photo courtesy of Mitch White.
This game was an instant classic as the Noles held on to defeat the Irish, 31-27. Karlos Williams gives FSU its only lead midway through the fourth quarter. – Photo courtesy of Jeremy Esbrandt.
Halftime • FSU 10, ND 17
Roberto Aguayo coverts on a 28 yard try as the Noles trail 17-10 at the half.
The cheerleaders celebrate.
Coach Corso watches from the sidelines.
Coach Kelly yells instructions at his defense.
First Quarter • FSU 7, ND 7
Eddie Goldman wraps up Everette Golston for a sack early in the first.
Pre Game • Osceola and Renegade
A tradition that never disappoints, Osceola and Renegade plant the spear.
The crowd is rowdy awaiting kickoff.
A jumper delivers the game ball.
The team takes the field to stretch with Jameis Winston looking focused.
Roberto Aguayo and Cason Beatty crack a smile during warm up.
Pre Game • The Team Takes the Field
Teri Miller, the niece of Ron Sellers, takes a moment to congratulate Rashad Greene on behalf of the family for breaking her uncle’s FSU career receptions record last week.
Pre Game • The Team Arrives
Two hours prior to the kick, the team arrives in style to Doak Campbell Stadium.
The locker room is game ready.
Fans gather around the Sod Cemetery for the newest Seminole tradition, Sod Talk.
Fred Biletnikoff along with Walter Jones star in this game day special of Sod Talk.
The Seminole Boosters hosted a Hall of Fame brunch this morning, starring Bobby Bowden, Derrick Brooks, Walter Jones and Fred Biletnikoff. – Photo courtesy of Ross Obley
Coach Bowden and Biletnikoff exchange a laugh while speaking to the crowd. – Photo courtesy of Ross Obley
Game Day • Corso Makes his pick
Lee Corso rewinds the clock back to 1993 when the first College Game Day show aired – No. 1 FSU at No. 2 Notre Dame in order to make his pick. Once against, he chose Florida State.
Ken Griffey Jr. joins the set as the guest picker.
George Whitfield joins Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit on set.
The Golden Girls and FSU Cheerleaders spice up the spirit on Game Day.
Tom Rinaldi gets ready for his segment.
Another #GoGreene sign makes it way into the spotlight.
Game Day • Coach Fisher
Coach Fisher goes on set with Samantha Ponder. The crowd shows their support with a “Jimbo” chant.
Through the crowd, #GoGreene signs can be spotted.
Samantha Ponder – wife of former FSU quarterback Christian Ponder greets her husband’s former coach, Jimbo Fisher.
Fans flock to the Game Day set prior to the 9 a.m. start. with signs in hand.
Friday • The Friday Night Block Party
This show lived up to its hype prior to the big match up. Chase Rice performed in front of a packed Kleman Plaza.
Country music fans sure know Chase Rice .
Chase Rice perfoms one of his hits, “How she rolls.”
It doesn’t matter where you’re standing in Kleman Plaza on Friday nights, anywhere is a great view and an even better time.
In additon to his top hits, Chase Rice performed a few other songs.
The FSU Softball team was on hand to sign autographs and interact with fans for their upcoming season.
Prior to Chase Rice taking the stage Old Dominion performed.
A fan is kind enough to share their beverage.
Before the show, Chase Rice posed with fans for photos.
On Friday, Sports Center went live multiple times throughout the beautiful day. In this segment they welcomed Pro Football Hall of Fame member Fred Biletnikoff. Every year, an award is given to the nation’s top wide receiver in his honor.
During the cornhole tournament on Langford Green, members of the College Game Day cast step out to interact for a moment before going on set.
Fans enjoy the cornhole tournament, including pets.
Fred Biletnikoff stops and signs an autograph for a young fan after his segment.
On Thursday, the set construction begins.