By Dave George, Palm Beach Post Sports Columnist
Here’s a heartwarming tidbit from the NFL Draft.
When it comes to total accumulation of talent on one field, you can still do a lot worse than buying a ticket for an FSU-Florida or FSU-Miami game.
When the Seminoles beat Florida 24-19 last November, there were a total of 19 eventual 2015 draft picks in the game. Four of those – Jameis Winston and Cameron Erving for FSU, Dante Fowler, Jr., and D.J. Humphries for the Gators – were first-rounders.
In FSU’s 30-26 win over Miami, 18 players in that game were bound for the 2015 draft. Again, four of them were first-rounders, with Miami’s Ereck Flowers and Phillip Dorsett adding to the FSU pair.
Comparatively, the Texas-Oklahoma game featured 11 players who would be drafted in 2015.
Auburn-Alabama had 12, Ohio State-Michigan had eight and Notre Dame-USC had seven.
FSU plays the Hurricanes Oct. 10 in Tallahassee. The Seminoles travel to Gainesville to play the Gators Nov. 28.
In the mood for a limerick?
Too bad. I got the music in me and I just can’t keep it in
There is a young star named Giancarlo
Who brings baseball fans in by the carload.
Three twenty-five million,
Or was it gazillion?
For him Fish will beg, steal or borrow