Southern Miss unconcerned with Florida State's eligibility questions, players sitting out

Southern Miss unconcerned with Florida State's eligibility questions, players sitting out

Southern Miss unconcerned with Florida State's eligibility questions, players sitting out

Florida State, which was 37 of 66 from the field, led by 26 at halftime (47-21) and was up by as many as 57 late in the second half.

Wide receiver Nyqwan Murray says injured quarterback Deondre Francois needs to do a better job of playing less music the players can dance to and play more songs to help them get "crunk" as the Seminoles prepare for their matchup with Southern Miss in the Independence Bowl on December 27 in Shreveport, La. After a so-so 4-3 start, they finished the regular season by winning four out of five games, with the lone loss being to Florida in Gainesville.

FSU's 77-6 home win against Delaware State on November 18 should not have counted towards the Seminoles' bowl eligibility, according to a report from Reddit College Football.

As of Friday afternoon, none of Florida State, Delaware State, the Atlantic Coast Conference or the NCAA had responded to requests for comment.

FCS teams must award at least 90-percent of their allowed scholarships over the past two years in order to count as a win towards an FBS team's bowl eligibility.

College football insider Brett McMurphy then confirmed what the Reddit user found first - that the Seminoles 77-6 win over FCS opponent Delaware State should not have counted toward the Noles' bowl eligibility.

Florida State notably had to scramble to get to bowl eligibility this year.

According to a report from Reddit, Florida State, despite having the requisite 6 wins, could actually still not be bowl eligible.

Three schools that were eligible to be selected to play in a bowl game will be watching from home while FSU plays in the Independence Bowl. The Seminoles rescheduled the game, which had been postponed indefinitely due to Hurricane Irma, to give the players a chance to play their way into the postseason and continue the streak.

FSU wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator Lawrence Dawsey will not be retained by new head coach Willie Taggart.

"He's doing exactly his job, and I feel like he wants to implement a relationship with the players", defensive tackle Walvenski Aime said.

Florida State should cruise to victory and head into the most hard three-game run of any team in college basketball high on confidence.

"We're focused on this football team and being the best Florida state football team we can be", interim coach Odell Haggins said after Thursday's practice.

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