TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The weather is trying the patience of
new Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher.
Thursday was more of the same ... "another day, another
delay," in the words of FSU football publicist Bob Thomas.
The thunderstorms and lightning that have blown through
Tallahassee much of this summer backed up the Seminoles' practices
several times this month, frustrating Fisher, his coaches and
Florida State does not have an indoor facility where it can
practice when inclement weather forces them off the school's
The 44-year-old Fisher begins his career as head coach at
Florida State a week from Saturday when the Seminoles host the
Samford (Ala.) Bulldogs ... former FSU coach Bobby Bowden's alma