Florida State says, “It’s our time.”
And they may be right.
Jimbo Fisher feels great about his quarterback E.J. Manuel and the defense enters their second season under coordinator Mark Stoops. In fact, ESPN's College Footabll Live pre-season Top 25 has the 'Noles ranked at #6 nationally.
The Seminoles coaching staff was just 1 of 25 staffs in the country to remain completely intact during the off-season. All nine assistant coaches decided to stay in Tallahassee.
That list includes the staffs at Arkansas, Army, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, East Carolina, FAU, Florida State, Fresno State, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa State, LA Tech, Missouri, NC State, Notre Dame, Ohio, Oregon, Penn State, USF, TCU, Texas A&M, Troy, Virginia, and Washington.
We’ll hear more about Florida State when Jimbo Fisher speaks at the ACC Football Kickoff, which begins July 24 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC.
But for now, here’s what the Seminoles are saying…