Did Florida State fake injuries? Dave Doeren and Jimbo Fisher exchanging verbal jabs(Florida Fake?)

Should we start calling the Seminoles, “Florida Fake”, instead of Florida State???

The ‘Noles sure were coming up with a lot of similar knee injuries in their big game with the N.C. State Wolfpack in Raleigh, this past Saturday afternoon…

The injuries were coming as N.C. State was getting their offense running/rolling and it sure appeared that it was working to the Seminoles’ advantage, as all of those injuries not only gave time for the Florida State ‘hurt’ players to get off of the field, it also did nothing but slow down N.C. State’s rhythm and killed the Wolfpack’s momentum….

Are we talking Florida State this week or are we talking about “Florida Fake” this week???
(Bottom boys and girls, were the injuries real or were they fake?)

All-in-all it is sort of strange, how so many of those injuries coincided with N.C. State’s offense finding its pace and really starting to click at a very high octane level…

from Aaron Beard with the Associated Press at WRALSportsFan.com:

RALEIGH, N.C. — The game between North Carolina State and Florida State continued Monday with coach Dave Doeren saying the Seminoles faked injuries to slow the Wolfpack down in their meeting over the weekend.

Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher didn’t appreciate the accusation.

“It’s a re-occurring thing,” Doeren said Monday. “It’s not just Florida State where it’s happening. There’s nothing the officials can do about it. It’s not a rule in college football. But I think it’s unsportsmanlike, personally.”

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  1. N.C. State’s Dave Doeren today/Tuesday:

    “I have apologized to Jimbo Fisher and would like to apologize to his staff, players and FSU fans for my comments that took away from a tremendous college football game,” Doeren said in a statement released by the school. “I left an emotional locker room and took those emotions with me to the press conference.”

  2. After the second “injury,” the very next play there was a fumble that killed State’s chances of a comeback. State was going very fast and FSU had no chance of stopping them but the loooonngggggg injury timeout allowed the to substitute and regroup. Both players took their time and came back into the game shortly after.

  3. I wish Dave Doeren would not have come back with the apology…I like seeing the heat between these two teams and it makes your players play harder and makes them feel like they are least entitled to something more than just a beating at the hands of the #1 team in the nation…

    You could have left the stadium headed back up 85/40 in Burlington, stopped at the Steak n Shake, picked up a sack of steak burgers, headed back to Raleigh and still have been back at the stadium by the time those injured Florida State players made their way off of the football field….Slower than the 1942 Easter Parade in New York City and not nearly as eventful…

    I have seen little old ladies crossing the street downtown move faster than those FUS players did….Got to be something up there….

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