Inside look: How FSU shifted gears, scheduled Jax. State

College football non-conference games are typically arranged years in advance. Financial terms are discussed. Dates are arranged. Contracts are reviewed and signed.

But in August, all of the normal business procedures were thrown into a tailspin due to coronavirus. The ACC pushed its start back one week. When the SEC opted to play a conference-only schedule, Florida was off the table as an opponent for Florida State. Games against West Virginia (in Atlanta) as well as a road trip to Boise State were also off the table. FSU was still set to play Samford but . . .

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