Yesterday we brought you a young lass made insta-notable by a fortuitously timed fall from atop a pickup truck. We were sent some more documentation of her UF-FSU tailgate afternoon, and it turns out she's...free-spirited. [NSFW]
Former Florida State TE Kamari Charlton overstayed his visa in Singapore, and now faces six months in prison and a caning. [Orlando Sentinel]
Saturday's Miami-Florida State showdown had a lot to offer: FSU getting a "big" win for the first time in a while, for instance. Or a fight in the stands, undoubtedly after someone got a little mouthy. [South Florida Sun-Sentinel]
The legal costs for FSU's fruitless fight to overturn those 12 forfeited games? $102,000 in tax dollars, and $70,000 from the boosters' fund. [Florida Times-Union]
The days of Casey Calvary and Matt Santangelo are gone; Gonzaga has become a West Coast Duke. Solomon Alabi has the name of an extra from Angel Heart but is also a defensive force. Will we see Matt Bouldin cry?
FSU's Sod Cemetery contains grass from the sites of important road wins; some of which, according to the NCAA, are no longer wins. One fan of jurisprudence (and the Gators) took it upon himself to update the headstones. [EDSBS]
The hardest part about writing a fawning profile of Myron Rolle might be getting over to Oxford to interview him. Today, though, The Wall Street Journal adds a wrinkle: Will Rolle's decision to postpone the NFL actually pay off financially?
Bobby Bowden was the last of a species, a "big-time coach with an actual personality," writes Emily Badger, former Florida State beat reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, who once received the ultimate Bowden tribute: He forgot her name.
Bowden may not remember what happened two quarters ago, but he remembers when FSU was good. That used to be enough for boosters, but after a mental lapse quite in character with an octogenarian, who knows.
In an NCAA transcript on FSU's violations, it emerged that some Noles read at a second grade level. Warning flags were raised when Leon Washington told the Jets at the combine his favorite book was "Go, Dog, Go." [Yahoo!]
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Ohio State faces a team from the South in the postseason, loses 37-6. Wait ... this story isn't a repeat? And it was actually a baseball game? Oh, that's unfortunate. [Rumors and Rants]