A year ago, Florida State was 6-1 playing inside Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee. In Jimbo Fisher’s first season as head coach, FSU defeated Samford, BYU, Wake Forest, Boston College, Clemson, and Florida. The only hiccup in Tallahassee was a 37-35 loss to North Carolina.
The home schedule this season includes ULM, Charleston Southern, Oklahoma, Maryland, NC State, Miami (FL), and Virginia.
Not only does FSU running backs coach Eddie Gran want to run the table, but he also wants to “Take Doak Back.”
During a recent radio interview, Gran reiterated the need to fill the stands and to create a powerful environment at Doak. Gran admitted the crowd on two separate Saturdays last year created that special goose bump feeling, but that was just two of seven opportunities.
And let’s be honest, having coached in the SEC for over ten years, Gran know the advantage the home team crowd can bring to the table.
Perhaps this is what Gran is hoping to see week in and week out: