The Guilfordian

Investigation of FSU for Title IX violations begins

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Another sexual assault case has risen to national media, but this time a college might be involved. A first-year student at Florida State University accused redshirt first-year Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston of sexual assault on December 7, 2012. reported that FSU officials met...

Football turns friendship into brotherhood

Football turns friendship into brotherhood

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

“He’s my blood,” said senior safety Alex Smith. “He’s my brother.” It is hard to find friends closer than Smith and junior safety Satiir Stevenson, self-proclaimed brothers from another mother. The two have played football together since 2011. Smith started as a sophomore, while Stevenson...

Lawsuit decides value of athlete’s “visage”

Lawsuit decides value of athlete's

Brent Eisenbarth, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

How much money is one’s face worth? EA Sports answered this question by settling with the Ed O’Bannon-Sam Keller lawsuit for $40 million on Sept. 27. The payout may affect over 100,000 current and former football and basketball players. It is uncertain the amount players will pocket after taxes...

Football, food and fun: the Soup Bowl serves up another sweet success

Football, food and fun: the Soup Bowl serves up another sweet success

Brent Eisenbarth, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

With one minute and 33 seconds left in the fourth quarter of the 17th annual Gate City Soup Bowl, sophomore quarterback Matt Pawlowski chucked the winning 33-yard touchdown pass to sophomore wide receiver Hayden Read. “It was a feeling of pure elation,” said Read in an email interview. “I was...

Architect or archetype: Urban Meyer’s Florida Gators

Robert W. Pacheco, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Between 2005 and 2010, 31 athletes in Urban Meyer’s football program at the University of Florida ran into trouble with the law. Aaron Hernandez became the emblematic member of this group this summer when he was indicted for the murder of his acquaintance Odin Lloyd. After the murder indictment,...