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2017 Schedule
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1dTom Luginbill

Scout's Take: WR Marquez Ezzard to Florida State

Florida State already had a pair of four-star receivers in the fold but on Friday added its first ESPN 300 pass-catcher in playmaker Marquez Ezzard.

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Vegas is rolling with the Tide

The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds to win this season's College Football Playoff national championship favor Alabama once again, giving the Crimson Tide a 5 to 2 chance to take their fifth national title since 2009.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State is the preseason choice to win the ACC in a vote of the media, while Lamar Jackson was selected preseason Player of the Year. Here's the order of finish.

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James, McFadden named to Thorpe Award watch list

Florida State's Derwin James and Tarvarus McFadden have been named to the 2017 Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The two Seminoles are among seven ACC players named to the watch list for the award, given to the best defensive back in college football.

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FSU, Bama opener headlines 2017 SEC vs. ACC games

This season's SEC-ACC matchups start off with a bang, with what could be a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown when Alabama takes on Florida State in Atlanta.

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Is Dabo Swinney rooting for the ACC or for his alma mater when FSU & Alabama play in Week 1?

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FSU duo makes Outland Trophy watch list

C Alec Eberle and DT Derrick Nnadi were named to the Outland Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award is given to the nation's top interior lineman. Eberle enters the season having started 19 consecutive games, and Nnadi recorded 49 tackles and six sacks in 2016.

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

It's not just that Derwin James has the ability to play all over the field, Jimbo Fisher says, it's that he's really good in all those roles.

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FSU's Fisher proclaims ACC is best in nation

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said that when it comes to college football, the ACC is the clear choice as the nation's "premier conference."

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

As he works ACC media gauntlet, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher has been peppered with questions about the overall strength the conference. "Just a few years ago we were answering questions about the ACC surviving. Now here we are with 2 of the last 4 national champions and Heisman winners and all of that. If you win the big games and big trophies that talk seems to go away, doesn't it?"

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Four Seminoles make Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

Florida State DBs Tarvarus McFadden, Derwin James, DT Derrick Nnadi and DE Josh Sweat were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award goes to the nation's top defensive standout.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimbo Fisher on whether he would prefer to have a game to get ready before facing Alabama: "Well, I scheduled it, so I better be ready for it."

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State's Derwin James getting in touch with the roots of college football.

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Who will win the ACC?

As usual, Florida State and Clemson lead the way, with ESPN's Football Power Index giving the Seminoles a sizable advantage. Miami looks like the next-biggest threat, with outside chances for Louisville, NC State and North Carolina.

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Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

The ESPN 300 has been updated with a new No. 1 ranked prospect, a few new five-stars and new entries to the top list.

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Watch: Day 1 at ACC media days

ACC media days kick off Thursday, with Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and two of his players scheduled to take the podium at approximately 1:51 p.m. ET. Watch live on ACCN Extra/WatchESPN.

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10dPhil Steele

ACC forecast for 2017: It's Florida State vs. Clemson

A season ago, Jimbo Fisher thought Florida State would be good in 2017. The time has arrived, but first the Seminoles face an ACC schedule that includes the defending national champion. Find out how the conference shapes up.

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10dAndrea Adelson

Five storylines to watch at 2017 ACC Kickoff

After knocking the SEC off its pedestal, what can the ACC do for an encore? Here are the storylines everyone will be talking about at the ACC Kickoff.

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McElroy: Bama will make you pay on turnovers (1:33)
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11dESPN.com

Who has most to prove on Florida State?

Offensive line coach Rick Trickett might be under more pressure than any Seminoles player right now. If he can't find an offensive line combination that keeps QB Deondre Francois from absorbing another beating, fans in Tallahassee will not be happy.

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11dDavid M. Hale

Will new star emerge at ACC Kickoff?

Preseason media events rarely provide news, but sometimes it becomes clear a player is headed for greatness, and the ACC again has a few candidates.

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