The Daily Chop Sept 30, 2015

The Daily Chop Sept 30, 2015

The Daily Chop Sept 30, 2015

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS

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FSU FOOTBALL:

http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210379839

Seminoles Hungry to Return to Field This Weekend

http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210378646

Warrick Dunn Headlines ACC’s 2015 Class of Legends

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/os-fsu-def...

FSU's defensive success can be traced to winning early downs

http://www.scout.com/college/florida-state/story/1593163-third-down-key-...

Third Down Key To Florida State's Defensive Resurgence

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/chopping-b...

Examining encouraging signs and alarming trends for FSU's offense

http://www.tallahassee.com/videos/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/29...

Video: FSU WR Bobo Wilson says offense has improved chemistry after bye week

http://seminolepost.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2015/09/29/seminoles-have-his...

Seminoles have history of success coming off bye weeks

http://floridastate.247sports.com/Bolt/Fisher-has-found-success-followin...

Fisher has found success following byes

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/29/...

Jimbo Fisher: FSU's wide receivers 'have tons of room for improvement'

http://floridastate.scout.com/story/1593098-fsu-9-29-practice-report

FSU 9/29 Practice Report

http://www.tomahawknation.com/2015/9/29/9418319/fsu-practice-report-wake...

FSU practice report: Wake Forest preparations continue

http://www.tomahawknation.com/2015/9/29/9420397/video-jimbo-fisher-flori...

VIDEO: Jimbo Fisher Florida State practice interview 9/29

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/florida-state-university/a...

FSU Seminoles punter Cason Beatty finds new focus

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/chopping-b...

FSU notebook: Derrick Kelly to get first career start at right tackle

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/chopping-b...

FSU defensive end Lorenzo Featherston progressing well but still questionable

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1808196&PT=4&PR=2

Film Study: Ernie Sims breaks down FSU defense

http://www.globalpost.com/article/6658873/2015/09/29/florida-state-teamr...

Florida State - TeamReport

http://floridastate.247sports.com/Bolt/FSU-visit-off-for-four-star-WR-39...

FSU visit off for four-star WR

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UP NEXT:

http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210379189

Noles' Defense In For A New Test Against Pass-Heavy Wake

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/chopping-b...

Can pass-happy Wake Forest test FSU's secondary?

http://www.foxsports.com/college-football/story/no-11-fsu-to-put-pressur...

No. 11 FSU to put pressure on Wake Forest offensive line

http://www.reflector.com/sports/college/deacons-must-protect-qb-2997083

Deacons must protect QB

http://www.tallahassee.com/videos/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/29...

Video: FSU's Jimbo Fisher on preparing for Wake Forest

https://wakeforest.rivals.com/barrier_noentry.asp?sid=1098&script=%2Fcon...

Clawson: "We want to be congratulated for winning."

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/wfu/football/if-available-wolford-to-st...

If available, Wolford to start vs. Seminoles

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2573571-florida-state-vs-wake-forest-...

Florida State vs. Wake Forest Complete Game Preview

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/florida-st-wake-forest-preview-203141647--n...

Florida St.-Wake Forest Preview

http://www.rantsports.com/ncaa-football/2015/09/29/florida-state-vs-wake...

Florida State vs. Wake Forest College Football Week 5 Preview, TV Schedule, Prediction

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FSU BASKETBALL:

http://www.wtxl.com/sports/florida-state-basketball-coach-leonard-hamilt...

Florida State Basketball Coach Leonard Hamilton Ready To "Let Process Take It's Course"

http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/the-buzz/article/13772300/florida...

#TRICKSHOTTUESDAY: FLORIDA STATE'S IVEY SLAUGHTER MAKES RIDICULOUS BASKET

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210379788

Seminoles Win Jacksonville Classic

http://staugustine.com/sports/college/2015-09-29/florida-state-women-win...

Florida State women win JU golf tournament

http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210378501

Connolly and Crowley Earn National and ACC Honors

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/buffalo-bills-ronald-darby-rookie-cb-...

Bills rookie CB Ronald Darby leads NFL in key defensive statistic

http://seminolepost.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2015/09/29/former-florida-sta...

Former Florida State RBs Devonta Freeman, Karlos Williams thriving in NFL

http://www.dailynorseman.com/2015/9/28/9412535/xavier-rhodes-passes-firs...

Rhodes Passes First Stage Of Concussion Protocol

http://www.twincities.com/vikings/ci_28891250/vikings-optimistic-about-x...

Vikings optimistic about Xavier Rhodes playing this weekend

http://www.foxsports.com/florida/story/tampa-bay-buccaneers-feel-they-re...

Buccaneers feel they're on right track with Winston

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/is-jameis-winston-progressing-the-wa...

Is Jameis Winston progressing the way he should?

http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/yankees/post/_/id/90126/stephen-drew-ma...

Yankees' Stephen Drew may be done for the season

http://www.nj.com/yankees/index.ssf/2015/09/stephen_drews_immediate_futu...

Stephen Drew's immediate future in doubt with Yankees

http://www.minorleagueball.com/2015/9/28/9409477/prospect-on-the-rise-lu...

Prospect on the Rise: Luke Weaver, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050929/...

Bowden keeps the critics quiet by adding to wins

http://noles.tbo.com/seminoles/MGBIOBAS7EE.html

Reid Expected Back In Lineup

Though senior WR Willie Reid is expected back in the starting lineup on Saturday after missing two games with a knee sprain suffered in the opener against Miami, his status as a punt returner remains uncertain.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/orl-fsubeat2905sep2...

TV is holding up FSU-'Bama game 

Florida State and Alabama still are working on the details of a 2007 neutral-site game in Jacksonville that would be Bobby Bowden's first meeting as a head coach against the program he grew up following.

http://seminoles.collegesports.com/sports/w-soccer/recaps/092905aaa.html

No. 8 FSU Falls For The Eighth Straight Time By One Goal To No. 7 UVA 

Seminoles still can't find a way to solve the Cavs as Virginia gets a 1-0 win on Rostedt goal.

http://www.azcentral.com/sports/cardinals/articles/0930cards0930.html

Dockett vows to do more

http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=rocketssura&prov=st&type=lgns

Rockets G Sura undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/minors/05league20s/cal.html

2005 Top 20 Prospects: California League

10. Eddy Martinez-Esteve, of, San Jose

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS

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ACC FOOTBALL:

http://www.theacc.com/news/acc-football-coaches-teleconference-09-30-2015

LISTEN LIVE WEDNESDAY: ACC FOOTBALL COACHES TELECONFERENCE

10:40 Jimbo Fisher

http://www.theacc.com/news/acc-announces-2015-class-of-football-legends-...

ACC ANNOUNCES 2015 CLASS OF FOOTBALL LEGENDS

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/sports/college/clemson/2015/09/29/...

Swinney hopes Tigers avoid Notre Dame's 'papal power'

http://www.thestate.com/sports/college/acc/clemson-university/article369...

Dabo Swinney says Clemson must build its resumé

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/13766528/the-incredible-u...

The incredible underdog story of Clemson's Tony Elliott

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/duke/duke-now/article3697...

Duke’s defensive line improvement starts in the interior

http://markbradley.blog.ajc.com/2015/09/29/georgia-tech-might-still-win-...

Georgia Tech might still win the Coastal, but that’s about it

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/louisville/2015/09/2...

U of L defense keeps up hot interception pace

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-hurricanes/hurricanes-blog/sfl-...

'Canes insist they're not looking past Cincinnati to FSU; Portis honored

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/articl...

Cincinnati to start record-setting QB against Miami Hurricanes

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/unc/unc-now/article369352...

UNC tries to ignore Atlanta futility approaching trip to Georgia Tech

UNC hasn’t won at Georgia Tech since 1997

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/unc/unc-now/article369935...

UNC QB Marquise Williams “excited for another opportunity” against Georgia Tech

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/unc/unc-now/article369263...

Fixing defensive line’s woes key for Tar Heels

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/nc-state/state-now/articl...

Dave Doeren: 'Everything we're trying to be about as a team is elevating our program'

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/nc-state/state-now/articl...

State's Jacoby Brissette previews the Wolfpack's Saturday game with Louisville

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/louisville/2015/09/2...

5 things about NC State (U of L's next foe)

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/09/29/Pitt-s-Boyd-added-to-...

Pitt's Boyd added to Biletnikoff watch list after preseason omission for DUI

http://sujuiceonline.com/2015/09/30/how-does-syracuse-football-look-thro...

How does Syracuse football look through four games?

http://www.bdtonline.com/sports/hokies-seek-remedies-before-pitt-arrives...

Hokies seek remedies before Pitt arrives to begin ACC slate

http://www.roanoke.com/sports/colleges/va_tech/virginia-tech-defense-str...

Virginia Tech defense struggling against mobile quarterbacks

http://www.roanoke.com/sports/columns_and_blogs/blogs/andy_bitter_virgin...

As Hokies enter ACC play, running back carries remain split 

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ACC BASKETBALL:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/09/29/Pitt-hosting-Midnight...

Pitt hosting Midnight Madness-like event for basketball teams on Oct. 9

ESPN analyst Jay Williams will emcee the event, which is being called #ZooAfterHours.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2015/09/syracuse_offe...

Syracuse basketball offers scholarship to five-star Kevin Knox II, son of former Buffalo Bills draft pick

http://www.fayobserver.com/blogs/sports/acc_basketball/acc-basketball-ce...

2016 center Sam Japhet-Mathias commits to Wake Forest

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ACC BASEBALL:

http://www.dailyprogress.com/cavalierinsider/cavalier-pitchers-key-on-in...

Cavalier pitchers key on in their command 

Virginia issued 280 free passes. The 4.11 per nine innings ranked 196th nationally. (The ‘Hoos were 36th in that category in 2014.) Now enter a slew of new arms this fall to help replace Nathan Kirby, Josh Sborz and Brandon Waddell. Their main goal? Throw strikes.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:

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OTHER FOOTBALL:

http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/2532140...

The Bottom 25, Week 4: You can go home again, Virginia

http://www.usforacle.com/news/view.php/1011984/Spike-in-targeting-ejecti...

Spike in targeting ejections is a cause for concern in college football

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2573425-meet-college-footballs-2015-d...

Meet College Football's 2015 Dark-Horse Playoff Contenders

http://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/09/29/its-true-college-foo...

It’s true, college football games are too long

http://www.columbiamissourian.com/sports/mizzou_football/how-chrome-helm...

How chrome helmets became college football’s latest fad

http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/sports/college/2015/09/29/selling-b...

Is selling beer at college football games good or bad?

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http://www.al.com/alabamafootball/index.ssf/2015/09/nick_saban_thinks_20...

Nick Saban thinks 20 percent of college football fans are 'bad fans'

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20150929/ARTICLES/150929659?tc=cr

UF notebook: Tackling drills

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20150929/ARTICLES/150929661?tc=cr

Sideline incident at UF matured Taylor

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-florida/arti...

Florida Gators’ hosting of Ole Miss conjures famous Tim Tebow speech

http://www.al.com/alabamafootball/index.ssf/2015/09/jeremy_pruitt_recrui...

Georgia's Jeremy Pruitt recruited a few stars to Alabama, kinda wishes he hadn't now

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/kentucky/2015/09/29/...

Five October storylines for UK football

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/article37001301.html

Missouri's Mauk, Cuellar suspended indefinitely

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk and backup tackle Malik Cuellar have been suspended indefinitely by the school for violating team rules and will not participate in the Tigers' (3-1, 0-1 SEC) home game against South Carolina (2-2, 0-2) Saturday.

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http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/article36975105.html

Hard to determine how good No. 6 Notre Dame is after 4 games

http://www.ndinsider.com/football/podcast-brady-quinn-previews-notre-dam...

Brady Quinn previews Notre Dame-Clemson

http://www.ndinsider.com/football/notre-dame-searches-for-big-plays-on-b...

Notre Dame searches for big plays on big stage

http://www.ndinsider.com/football/notebook-wimbush-s-flash-stirs-possibi...

Notebook: Wimbush's flash stirs possibilities for Notre Dame

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/why-notre-dame-won-t-join-a-conference-anyt...

Why Notre Dame won't join a conference anytime soon

http://www.ndinsider.com/irishstew/usc-lb-commit-daelin-hayes-still-plan...

USC LB commit Daelin Hayes still plans to visit Notre Dame again

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20150929/ARTICLES/150929658?tc=cr

First UF basketball practice Friday

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-basketball/new-gators-b...

New Gators basketball coach reminded of Billy Donovan’s legacy every day

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/13769364/ncaa-bans...

NCAA bans SMU from 2016 postseason, Larry Brown for nine games

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/13771620/smu-baske...

Larry Brown is punished again, and should anyone be surprised?

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/college-sports/headlines/20150929-natio...

National reaction: SMU should fire Larry Brown; sanctions will cause dent in recruiting

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/college-sports/columnists/bill-nichols/...

NCAA's severe sanctions make SMU model of holding coaches accountable for entire program

http://collegesportsblog.dallasnews.com/2015/08/smus-larry-brown-not-hap...

Brown unhappy with NCAA investigation reports

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OTHER BASEBALL:

http://www.thestate.com/sports/college/university-of-south-carolina/usc-...

USC baseball team gets immediate help with highly regarded recruiting class

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/article36986961.html

Georgia WR McKenzie accused of making 'terroristic threats'

Police say Georgia receiver Isaiah McKenzie is alleged to have made "terroristic threats" at an Athens restaurant.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

http://jacksonville.com/opinion/blog/513351/vito-stellino/2015-09-29/fiv...

Five observations on Week 3 in the NFL:

http://www.tbo.com/sports/bucs/bucs-lb-kwon-alexander-a-rookie-of-the-we...

Bucs’ LB Kwon Alexander a Rookie of the Week candidate

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/jon-gruden-revealed-as-the-highest-p...

Jon Gruden revealed as the highest paid ESPN personality

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/cycling/2015/09/29/lance-armstro...

Nike dragged deeper into Lance Armstrong mess 

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/sports/12779191.htm

Coach K lands talk radio deal

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is adding "talk radio host" to his resume thanks to a deal with XM Satellite Radio.

http://msn.foxsports.com/cfb/story/4914964

Harris Interactive poll is a total joke

http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Sports/Headlines/03S...

New polls are same as old polls

The theory was a good one -- on paper. Ban preseason college football polls.

http://gators.tbo.com/gators/MGB45PBS7EE.html

Leak Yet To Be Picked Off

http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaab/news?slug=ap-espn-midnightmadness&prov=ap&...

ESPN back in the Midnight Madness business 

Midnight Madness, the hoopla surrounding the official start of college basketball practice, will return to ESPN next month after an eight-year absence. 

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=Apmw5C2woUeKOYlEOwZxlrs5nYcB?slug=...

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