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2023 FSU Football Schedule Breakdown
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 1

Welcome to the Plant The Spear Podcast! We’re excited to release our very first episode! In this episode we cover who we are, what we’re aiming to do and provide some post spring thoughts as well as comment on the NFL Draft as it pertains to FSU.

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 1: Plant The Spear introduction, post spring thoughts, NFL draft recap.
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 2

In this episode I share my thoughts on N.I.L, the revenue gap between conferences and how it’s killing college football. Then we wrap up by covering the latest ACC news and possible changes coming as the conference tries to survive the on-going arms race in college football. Thank you for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 2: NIL Talk, Revenue Gaps and ACC Survival
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 3

We cover all the updates from around the FSU sports world since our last episode. FSU Football added players to the 2022 and 2023 class, plus we cover the 3 keys to a successful season for FSU from the article you can read here at plantthespear.com. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 3: Updates, Commitments and 3 Keys to a Successful Season for FSU.
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 4

In this episode of the Plant The Spear Podcast, I recap the recruiting roller coaster FSU has been on recently. We’ll also talk about our latest article “The Atkins Effect” which highlights the impact Alex Atkins has made at FSU. Then we’ll wrap up with some thoughts on conference realignment and a few other news items. Be sure to visit our website for more in-depth coverage as well as social media where you can get in on the conversation. Thank you for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 4: Recruiting Rollercoaster, The Atkins Effect and Conference realignment.
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 5

In this episode I discuss my outlook on the 2022 FSU offense. We’ll go position group by position group breaking each one down as well as provide overall thoughts. I also provide some insights why I believe Jordan Travis could help lead FSU to a better season than you might expect. Thank you for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 5: 2022 Offensive Preview
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 6

In this episode we take a position group by position look at the 2022 Seminole defense, their impact players, and why it could be big year for the unit. We also preview the 2022 FSU special teams. Thank you for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 6: 2022 Defensive & Special Teams Preview
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Plant The Spear Podcast Episode 7

In this episode we break down the entire 2022 FSU Football schedule game-by-game giving you an in-depth look at every opponent FSU will face this season. I make my case why FSU could be poised for a much better season than some might expect. Plus I give my win/loss projection for the season which just might surprise you! Thank you for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 7: 2022 FSU Schedule Breakdown and Win/Loss Projection.
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Instant Reaction: Duquesne

Florida State moves to 1-0 for the first time since 2016 with a dominating 47-7 win over the Dukes. In this episode I provide my raw and uncut instant reaction to the game. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Instant Reaction: Duquesne
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Episode 8: Duquesne rewind & LSU Preview

In this episode we take a quick look back at the season opener vs Duquesne and what I saw after re-watching the game. I point out what I liked and where I saw some concerns. We then transition into the preview of the big time match up this week vs the LSU Tigers in New Orleans. I give an in-depth breakdown of why I think people are selling FSU short, and why this is a winnable game for the Noles. Thank you for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 8: Duquesne Rewind & LSU Preview
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Episode 9: Noles Tame the Tigers 24-23

In this episode we take a look back at a weekend that saw FSU take over the city of New Orleans and cap things off with a thrilling win that came down to the final play! Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 9: Noles Tame the Tigers 24-23
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Episode 10: Louisville Preview

In this episode I touch on some of the games we saw this weekend in what was a fun and wild weekend of college football. We then transition into an in-depth preview of the upcoming game at Louisville on Friday night. Thanks for listening, and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 10: Louisville Preview
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Episode 11: noles cage the cardinals 35-31

In this episode I take a look back at what we saw from some of the teams on Florida State’s schedule as well as share my thoughts on FSU being left out of the rankings. Then we transition into some thoughts on the Florida State vs Louisville game and why this team is headed in the right direction. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 11: Noles Cage the Cardinals 35-31
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Episode 12: Recruiting Momentum & Boston College Preview

In this episode we discuss the huge commitment FSU received from 4 Star LB Blake Nichelson and how FSU could be on the verge of some recruiting momentum with success to sell. Then we transition into a full game preview of the Florida State vs Boston College match up this Saturday night. Thanks for listening, Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 12: Recruiting Momentum & Boston College Preview
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Boston College Instant Reaction

Florida State dominates Boston College 44-14 to move to 4-0 (2-0 ACC). I share my initial thoughts on the Noles win and what it means going forward. Thanks and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Boston College Instant Reaction
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Episode 13: Nole better week to be a nole!

In this episode we recap one of the best weeks FSU has had in the past few years. From commitments and a blowout win to being ranked again for the first time in years. Then we look ahead to why I feel FSU can keep up this level of success the rest of the season. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 13: Nole better week to be a Nole!
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Episode 14: Wake Forest Game Preview

In this episode I provide a full game preview on the upcoming top 25 matchup between Florida State and Wake Forest! Thanks for listening, and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 14: Wake Forest Preview
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Episode 15: Post Wake Thoughts, an honest assessment and keeping the faith

In this episode I give my honest thoughts on this team and where they are after suffering the first loss of the season. I make my case for why there are some concerns, but it’s not time to sell your stock in this team just yet! Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 15: Post Wake Thoughts, an Honest Assessment and Keeping the Faith
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Episode 16: NC State Game Preview

In this episode we preview the big road game Florida State has this Saturday against the 14th ranked NC State Wolfpack. Can FSU bounce back this week and bring the sod home to Tallahassee? Tune in for an in-depth look at the matchup as well as a my prediction. Thanks and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 16: Florida State vs NC State Game Preview
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Episode 17: Burying the NC STate game and keeping a big picture mindset

In this episode I share some thoughts about the NC State loss before we bury it and move on to a big game this Saturday. We talk a little FSU vs Clemson and having a big picture mentality.

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 17: Burying the NC State Game, Getting Refocused and Keeping a Big Picture Mentality.
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Episode 18: Florida State vs Clemson Preview

In this episode we preview the huge matchup Florida State has this Saturday against the fourth ranked Clemson Tigers in Doak Campbell Stadium. Can the Noles upset Clemson to end their two-game skid? Tune-in to hear my insights into what Clemson will bring to Tallahassee and how FSU can pull it off. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 18: Florida State vs Clemson Preview
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Episode 19: FSU Mid-Season Review & Big Picture Talk

In this episode we do a mid-season review during the bye week on how FSU has performed and what they have going forward. I share my thoughts on a big picture look of why I’m still bullish on this team and coaching staff right now. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 19: FSU Mid-Season Review and Looking at the Big Picture.
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Episode 20: Bye week thoughts & Ga Tech Preview

In this episode I share my thoughts on some of the games we saw during the bye week and then provide a preview of the upcoming Florida State vs Georgia Tech game. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 20: Bye Week Thoughts & Georgia Tech Preview
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Episode 21: Florida State vs Miami Preview

In this episode I share a few quick thoughts on the Georgia Tech game, then we preview my favorite rivalry in all of sports, Florida State vs Miami! Tune in to get all you need to know about the storied matchup between the Noles and the Canes taking place in primetime on Saturday night in Doak South. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 21: FSU vs Miami Preview!
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Episode 22: Fsu dominates Miami, Signs of Progress & Why a top 25 offense under mike Norvell isn't a surprise.

In this episode we look back at the epic beat down Florida State put on Miami this past Saturday. I also talk about some of the other games we saw this weekend from Florida State’s opponents including LSU upsetting Alabama, Clemson getting crushed by Notre Dame and more. Then we close with a discussion on the progress FSU is making as a program. I also share some interesting stats as to why FSU having a top 25 offense under Norvell isn’t a surprise to those in the Plant The Spear community. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 22: FSU dominates Miami, progress as a program & Why a top 25 offense under Norvell isn't a surprise.
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Episode 23: Florida State vs Syracuse Preview & Prediction

In this episode we preview the Seminoles final road test of the season against the Syracuse Orange. Will FSU be able to continue their hot streak since coming off the bye against a once 6-0 top 25 Syracuse team that is currently on a three game skid? Find out what you need to know about the matchup as well as our prediction. Thanks and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 23: Florida State vs Syracuse Preview & Prediction
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Episode 24: Syracuse Rewind, P5 vs G5 talk, and Louisiana Preview

In this episode I provide my thoughts on the Syracuse game as I have not been able to record since. I discuss some thoughts on power 5 vs group of 5 and also look at which games would FSU win if they played again. Then we transition into a preview of this weeks matchup between Florida State and Louisiana. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 24: Syracuse Rewind, P5 vs G5 talk, and Louisiana Preview.
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Episode 25: Florida State vs Florida Preview, Prediction and more!

It’s rivalry week and we have a loaded episode for you! We’re talking all things Florida State vs Florida as the Noles prepare to take on the Gators in a prime time Friday night matchup in Doak. We also wrap up a few quick thoughts on the Louisiana game, the recent commitment from 4-star QB Brock Glenn and some Thanksgiving talk too. Be sure to join us on social media and check us out online at plantthespear.com – Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Episode 25: Turkey Day talk, QB commit, ULL wrap and FSU vs UF Preview!
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Instant Reaction: Noles Beat the Gators 45-38

Join me as I share some thoughts from Florida State’s win over Florida in another exciting chapter of this rivalry! See who gets the game ball, look at a few stats and have some fun with our instant reaction video recorded fresh after the big win last night. Thanks and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Instant Reaction: Noles Beat the Gators 45-38
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2022 Florida State Regular Season Review, News & Updates

In this episode we first cover some recent FSU football related news and updates. Then we transition into a review of the 2022 FSU Football regular season and how the Noles performed. We look at what they improved on, how things went and what might carry over into 2023! Thanks and Go Noles!

Plant The Spear Podcast
Plant The Spear Podcast
2022 Florida State Regular Season Review (+news & updates)
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Portal Madness, Crucial Players Returning and Bowl Game Talk

In this episode I share my thoughts on a wild few days in college football with the transfer portal opening, players leaving and some big names returning returning for next season. Then we wrap up with some thoughts on the bowl game and how 2023 can really be a special year for Florida State. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Portal Madness, Returning Players and Bowl Game Talk.
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Commitments, recruiting notes & 2023 talk

In this episode, I share my thoughts on the recent FSU commits as well as some recruiting updates and wrap up by talking about how special 2023 can be for FSU. Thanks, and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Commitments, recruiting notes, and what a year 2023 could be!
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EP 29: Portal vs High School recruiting & Pre-ESD thoughts

In this episode, I share my thoughts on transfer portal vs High School recruiting and why the success Mike Norvell and FSU are having is sustainable. I also talk a little about early signing day before it arrives. Thanks, and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
EP 29: Portal vs High School recruiting & Pre-Early Signing Day thoughts.
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EP 30: EARLY SIGNING RECAP

In this episode, we recap the Tribe23 class and what FSU was able to do on signing day. I also share some thoughts on the new era of college football recruiting and it fits into what FSU is trying to accomplish. Thanks, and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
EP 30: FSU Early Signing Day Recap
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EP 31: Florida State vs Oklahoma (cheez-it bowl) preview

In this episode, I preview the Cheez-it bowl matchup between two heavyweight college football brands Florida State and Oklahoma. Then we wrap up with keys to victory and a score prediction. Thanks, and Go Noles!

Plant The Spear Podcast
Plant The Spear Podcast
Florida State vs Oklahoma (Cheez-it Bowl) Preview and Prediction
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EP 32: 10 wins, post-season moves & momentum for 2023

In this episode, we look back at Florida State getting its tenth win of the season and what it means to the program. We then cover the recent roster and coaching changes at FSU and how all this leads to momentum for 2023. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

Plant The Spear Podcast
Plant The Spear Podcast
10 wins, post-season moves, and momentum for 2023
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EP 32: WRAPPING UP '22, UPDATES & TALKING 2023

In this episode, I talk about the end of the 2022 season and the recent updates from FSU football. Then I transition into a way too early preview of 2023 including a look at each position group, season goals, and much more! Thanks for listening and Go Noles! (Malik McClain entered the portal a few minutes after recording this so it is not mentioned in this episode)

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Wrapping up '22, Updates, and Talking 2023
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EP 33: Off-Season Updates and Grading Myself!

In this episode, I share some off-season news & updates from FSU. Then as promised I hold my own feet to the fire and look back at how I did in my first season covering FSU Football! Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
Off-Season Updates and Grading Myself!
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2023 FSU Football schedule breakdown

In this episode, we break down the 2023 Florida State football schedule with a game-by-game preview of what lies ahead for the Seminoles this upcoming season and where we draw the line on what is a successful season in 2023. We also have a full schedule breakdown article you can read at plantthespear.com as well. Thanks for listening and Go Noles!

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Plant The Spear Podcast
2023 FSU Football Schedule Breakdown
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Plant The Spear Podcast

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