September 14, 2007

Florida State: Smith's New Look

One week after sustaining a concussion in Florida State's 34-24 win over UAB, Seminole starting tailback Antone Smith will take the field on Saturday against Colorado, but he will sport a new protective look when he does so. The junior sat out of contact drills all week as a precautionary measure, and will be sporting a concussion-detecting helmet, Riddell's Revolution.

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September 10, 2007

Florida State: Smith Knocked Cold

Florida State tailback Antone Smith gave Seminole fans another reason to groan on Saturday when he left the game early in the third quarter with a concussion. The junior, who is supposed to be the lynchpin of the new-and-improved FSU offense, will practice this week but has not been cleared for contact. Head coach Bobby Bowden said that the 5-foot-9, 188-pound back was knocked out cold in the 34-24 victory over UAB, and his status is unclear for the coming week, when the team travels to Colorado.

August 27, 2007

Florida State: Deal With It

Week one is officially upon us and that means no more excuses, especially when you're playing for Bobby Bowden. Florida State's head coach isn't particularly interested in hearing the details of his star running back's toe injury - junior Antone Smith has been running a bit slower recently, hampered by a nagging toe pain - and the coach has made clear that it's time for everyone to step up and get ready to play.

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