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Florida State football schedule preview: Samford Bulldogs

Over the next few weeks, Tomahawk Nation is previewing Florida State football’s currently scheduled 2020 season. While questions still surround how exactly the football season will look when it’s played out, we’re proceeding with the status quo. Today, we’re tackling Florida State’s home opener against Samford, FSU’s sole non-Power Five opponent.

In 2018, a week after the hype of an entire optimistic Florida State offseason was crushed under the weight of a devastating loss to Virginia Tech, Samford came to Tallahassee for what was supposed to be an easy win (and, hypothetically, a sentimental moment for former Bulldog quarterback Jimbo Fisher when the game was scheduled.