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Seminoles.com will provide the most comprehensive coverage of the Florida State vs. #22 Maryland game.  Below are a list of the most important links for Gameday.

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Florida State Completes Its On Field Preparations For No. 22 Maryland

The Seminoles will look to bring home a piece of Byrd Stadium sod for the first time.

Graham Gano Interview – 11.20

Toddrick Verdell Interview – 11.20

  Thursday Photo Gallery – Free

The race for a berth in the ACC Championship Game has never been as competitive as it is this year. Every game this week could have an effect on how the race to Tampa Bay shakes out. It begins tonight with Miami at Georgia Tech and will continue all day Saturday ending with FSU and Maryland on ESPN Saturday night. The Seminoles are one of nine teams still in the running for a championship game appearance.

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FSU Head Coach Bobby Bowden Pleased With Wednesday’s Practice

Tony Carter named sod captain as Maryland is designated a sod game

Jermaine Thomas Interview – 11.19

Paul Griffin Interview – 11.19

  Wednesday Photo Gallery – Free

Bobby Bowden Podcast 11.19 – Free

Florida State has responded well following losses this year. After falling to Wake Forest, FSU won four straight games. After a loss to Georgia Tech the team bounced back to beat Clemson. This week the Seminoles are trying to bounce back from the BC game as they head into a very difficult environment at Byrd Stadium. The Terrapins have been perfect at home this year winning six games at College Park. If Florida State can break that streak, Tony Carter is the man designated to bring home a piece of turf from the third sod game of the season.


PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Florida State practiced for 21 periods in uppers. The first 17 were spent working versus scout teams.
  • In pass rush David Spurlock had a nice drill and was joined by Rodney Hudson with a couple of wins. Rhonne Sanderson, Zebrie Sanders and Andrew Datko also had wins. Everette Brown got past his blocker three times and Markus White did it twice. Other players with a win included Justin Mincey, Budd Thacker, Paul Griffin, Kendrick Stewart and Kevin McNeil.
  • Drew Weatherford and D’Vontrey Richardson completed a pass each in 7-on-7. Christian Ponder connected with Corey Surrency, Josh Dobbie and Antone Smith.
  • When the drill moved into the red zone Ponder kept a hot hand finding Greg Carr, Ja’Baris Little and Surrency again. Richardson hooked-up with Cameron Wade and Jarmon Fortson. Tony Carter got a pass break-up and Jamie Robinson almost picked off a pass in the end zone.
  • Practice ended with 11-on-11. Ponder avoided two sacks and turned in nice, long runs on scrambles. He also found Dobbie, Smith and Surrency. Richardson hit Surrency and went deep to Bert Reed. The defense made a lot of plays. White had a sack and a pressure, Brown had a pressure as did Moffett. Patrick Robinson had a tackle for loss.

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FSU Gets A Taste Of Maryland Weather Tuesday Night During Cold Practice

Seminole senior safety Darius McClure gets good news about his left knee Tuesday.

  Tuesday Practice Photo Gallery – Free

Bobby Bowden Podcast 11.18 – Free

Weather forecasts predict low 30’s and clear skies in Maryland Saturday night and if Tuesday was any indicator Florida State will be ready. The Seminoles practiced for 22 periods in uppers in mid-40 degree weather Tuesday night in Tallahassee. Florida State will face similar circumstances when it plays in its second straight blackout game. Last week it was a home game versus BC. This weekend it will be Maryland’s turn to host a blackout game.

PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Darius McClure received the results of the MRI on his left knee Tuesday. The rover tore his cartilage and will start rehab in hopes of returning to the field. 
  • In pass rush ends Everette Brown and Neefy Moffett led the way with three wins a piece. Benjamin Lampkin and Kendrick Stewart each had two sacks while Justin Mincey, Markus White, Budd Thacker and Moses McCray all got to the QB. On the other side it was the veterans who led the way as Ryan McMahon and Rodney Hudson both had three wins. A.J. Ganguzza picked up two wins while Zebrie Sanders, David Spurlock, Rhonne Sanderson and Brandon Davis had wins.
  • In skeleton, Korey Mangum had two pass break-ups. For the offense Drew Weatherford completed passes to Jarmon Fortson, Bert Reed, Louis Givens and Greg Carr. Christian Ponder found Jermaine Thomas twice, Rod Owens once and Taiwan Easterling on a deep TD pass.
  • Jamie Robinson and Ochuko Jenije recorded pass break-ups in 11-on-11. Weatherford connected twice with Reed and once with Givens. Ponder hooked-up with Thomas and Easterling again and then went deep to Owens for a TD.

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Florida State Looks Back To BC Game Before It Can Look Forward To Terps

The Seminoles nave lost two straight games to the Terps in Byrd Stadium.

Mickey Andrews Podcast 11.17 – Free

Jimbo Fisher Podcast 11.17 – Free

Christian Ponder Podcast 11.17 – Free

Mondays are always better when you are looking back at the mistakes made during a win. Unfortunately that was not the case this Monday night. Florida State spent 12 periods going over this past Saturday’s loss to the Eagles. The Seminoles won’t spend much time focusing on last weekend with a trip versus a ranked Terp team looming. Especially since FSU has lost its last two times it has traveled to Maryland’s Byrd Stadium.

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Seminoles.com To Stream Live Coordinator Press Conferences

Seminoles.com will expand coverage of video streamed press conferences this season to include each football post-game press conference. Tom Block and the Seminoles.com crew will bring each post-game home football press conference live on Seminoles All-Access. For each road game, Seminoles.com will provide the full length press conference as video on demand.

Fans can continue to watch each Monday afternoon press conference with Jimbo Fisher, Mickey Andrews and the starting quarterback. The Monday press conferences will start at 1:30 and conclude by 3:00pm EST.

For both the post-game and Monday press conferences, Seminoles.com will offer the press conferences free as they are streamed live. Once the press conference end, you will need to be an All-Access subscriber to view them.

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