Florida State Team Report Dec 10, 2013
One season ago, Florida State fans fumed over a midseason loss to lowly North Carolina State that derailed all championship hopes, and they openly questioned whether third-year coach Jimbo Fisher was the man to lead the Seminoles long term.
One season ago, Gus Malzahn was slumming it—by major college football standards—in the Sun Belt Conference at Arkansas State, waiting for his first shot to coach an FBS contender.
What a difference a year makes.
On Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif., Fisher's No. 1-ranked, ACC champion Seminoles (13-0) will play for the BCS National Championship against No. 2 and SEC champion Auburn (12-1).
The Tigers, who hired Malzahn this past offseason to turn around a program coming off a 3-9 campaign—including 0-6 in SEC ...More