It's still more than a month until college football returns but that doesn't mean I don't have something to distract you in the meantime. I've compiled a list of the Top 25 Seminoles of All Time. The list is limited to football and I've taken into consideration a range of factors from the players' era and stats to their impact on and off the field and even to some extent the pro career they enjoyed.
A few disclaimers, this is far from a definitive list. While it's been thoroughly researched and considered, there's always going to be disagreement and discussion when it comes to the very subjective concept of "the greatest."
Without a doubt, Bobby Bowden would be number one if the list included everyone who had contributed to FSU's football program. But this is players only, Bowden, Mickey Andrews, Mark Richt, Jimbo Fisher and a slew of other coaches were not eligible.
Also, feel free to chime in with your own opinions and nominations in the comments.
We'll unveil players from 25 starting at the beginning of July all the way until we get to one at the start of FSU's practice schedule in August. But first, we'll start with a few honorable mentions...
25.) Jamie Dukes, OG, 1982-1985
24.) Anthonia "Amp" Lee, RB, 1989-1991
23.) Björn Werner, DE, 2010-2012
22.) Spencer Clay Shiver, C, 1991-1995
21.) Derrick Alexander, DE, 1991-1994
20.) Samuel Cowart III, LB, 1993-1997
19.) Corey Simon, DT, 1995-1999
18.) Andre Wadsworth, DT/DE, 1993-1997
17.) Greg Allen, RB, 1981-1984
16.) Walter Jones, OT, 1995-1996
15.) Sebastian Janikowski, K, 1997-1999
14.) Fred Biletnikoff, WR, 1961-1964
13.) Leroy Butler, DB, 1986-1989
12.) Reinard Wilson, DE, 1993-1996
11.) Ron Simmons, DT, 1977-1980
10.) Terrell Buckley, CB, 1989-1991
9.) Peter Boulware, DE, 1993-1996
8.) Ron Sellers, WR, 1966-1968
7.) Marvin Jones, LB, 1990-1992
6.) Chris Weinke, QB, 1990, 1997-2000
5.) Warrick Dunn, RB, 1993-1996
4.) Peter Warrick, WR, 1995-1999
3.) Derrick Brooks, LB, 1991-1994
2.) Charlie Ward, QB, 1989-1993
1.) Deion Sanders, DB, 1985-1988
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