Garnet & Great

How FSU overcame coaching changes and divisive cliques to build a college football dynasty

January 14, 2021 Rich Halten
Garnet & Great
How FSU overcame coaching changes and divisive cliques to build a college football dynasty
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Garnet & Great
How FSU overcame coaching changes and divisive cliques to build a college football dynasty
Jan 14, 2021
Rich Halten

How did Florida State's program rise from a winless 1973 season to earn 14 Top Five  finishes? Mike Schumann knows first-hand. He was a Nole wide receiver during that nightmare season, and later on Bobby Bowden's 1977 team that turned it all around, going 10 and 2 including a Tangerine Bowl victory. In this episode, Mike talks about the similarities between then and now, including coaching changes and division among players — and what it took to make the transformation.

Show Notes

How did Florida State's program rise from a winless 1973 season to earn 14 Top Five  finishes? Mike Schumann knows first-hand. He was a Nole wide receiver during that nightmare season, and later on Bobby Bowden's 1977 team that turned it all around, going 10 and 2 including a Tangerine Bowl victory. In this episode, Mike talks about the similarities between then and now, including coaching changes and division among players — and what it took to make the transformation.