Weekly 3: Recapping three of the biggest stories this week from Florida State



ESPN's Mel KIper does nto have Dalvin Cook among his top 25 draft prospects for 2017.

ESPN’s Mel Kiper does not have Dalvin Cook among his top 25 draft prospects for 2017.

We take a look back at three of the biggest stories from Florida State in the past week.


ESPN’s Mel Kiper is not too high on Florida State RB Dalvin Cook.

Cook is nowhere to be found in Kiper’s first “Big Board” for the 2017 draft. In fact Kiper, who has two Seminoles in his top 25, didn’t even have Cook among the five names he listed under “others considered.”

Kiper has OT Rod Johnson at No. 10 and DE DeMarcus Walker No. 19. Johnson is the No. 2 OT behind Alabama’s Cam Robinson. Walker is the fifth DE listed.

Cook appears in several early mock drafts/big boards. SB Nation compiled 11 such drafts/big boards and Cook is one of eight players who appears in all 11.

Read the full story here.


Jimbo Fisher got some people thinking this week when asked about if he feel the need to defend the ACC as a football conference any longer. He said “no” and then rattled off the elite teams of the last few years, the league’s presence in the draft and said the ACC has probably got “three Heisman candidates” in Cook, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson and Miami’s Brad Kaaya.

Everyone agrees, Cook and Watson belong in that group. The is does Kaaya? When it comes to betting odds, the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook has Watson the favorite at 5/1, Cook fifth at 10/1 and Kaaya is 18th at 40/1. Bovada has Watson the favorite, Cook tied for sixth and Kaaya 14th

Read the full story here.


IMG_1554    Fisher started growing his first beard about two weeks ago at the NFL Draft in Chicago and decided to keep it. Now, it’s a matter of convenience.

“I hate shaving anyway,” he said.

How long will he keep it? Who knows. But he has enjoyed surprising people on his spring booster tour.

“I’ve spoken with it a couple of times,” he said. “Shocked people.”

Read the full story here.



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