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Cole Johnson, Tallahassee Democrat

The season opener in 2019 in the state of Florida could be at home.

Florida governor Ron DeSantis told the media Thursday morning that the season opener of the Seminoles against the state of Boise could be very good. Moving from TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville to Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee.

A source confirmed to the Democrat that this move was officially announced and that the FSU will host the game against the Broncos at noon. The game will air on ESPNews, according to ESPN.

"They need to find ways to accommodate that," said DeSantis on Thursday of the match and upcoming hurricane Dorian, who will land on Florida's east coast this weekend.

"I think they will continue with the game, but they will not do it in Jacksonville, they will do the game in Tallahassee and I think they will have more details for anyone interested in going forward."

The game was originally scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm and air on ESPN, and the game will now be played at 12:00 pm, according to an FSU official.

The mayor of Jacksonville, Lenny Curry, confirmed that all tickets had been purchased The game in Jacksonville will be reimbursed.

Tickets for the Tallahassee game will cost $ 10, available on the FSU ticket portal on

Comments from FSU head coach Willie Taggart were released Thursday morning before In hindsight, he may have had some idea of ​​how this decision has developed.

"I only keep track of where we are and what talks we have he was led with the weather and the game, "said Taggart.

"As far as I know, we will be playing a football game on Saturday night."

A shift just before kick-off is difficult to enforce and requires a quick change from the staff of the university and the team.

The FSU engaged in similar plan changes for several days when it failed at the IMG Academy earlier this month, and several exercises were delayed due to the bad weather.

Taggart considered at the time how this adaptability would only help his team, and he returned this Thursday morning.

"I think our boys are prepared for sudden changes, we had it during the training camp," Taggart said.

"Hopefully it pays off for us if a sudden change comes up."

Information on parking and other matchday operations is expected soon when the FSU officially announces the move.

Ab Thursday, 11:40, some hotels have room for Friday and Saturday for just over $ 100 per night, but a quick move is needed as FSU and Boise fans have plenty to look out for, to handle the unexpected change.

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The rumor that the game could be relocated to Tallahassee intensified on Thursday, when pictures of FSU-Malzahlen in the field at Doak Campbell Stadium appeared in the social media.

The FSU-Athlete English: archive / dn / 1995/03 / 29.html The US federal agency issued a statement on the game on Thursday morning.

Dorian is scheduled to land on Saturday night as the Category 3 hurricane on Florida's east coast the state Wednesday. In the state of emergency, Duval County is included, where the game is held.

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Boise State should arrive at Jacksonville on Thursday at 20:00. The Seminoles should complete the three-hour journey on Friday.

The relocation of the game before Thursday noon allowed the BSU to change its itinerary before departure.

The Seminoles are favored by 4.5 points over the Broncos. This is the first game between the two programs.

FSU and BSU have scheduled a game for the 2020 season in Boise, Idaho, on September 12th.


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Past FSU games affected by weather conditions

The Seminoles are no strangers to weather-related games.

Last year, Hurricane Michael hit West of Tallahassee during Bye-Week. Although it did not involve FSU games, the FSU forced several exercises to be stopped when the players were evacuated.

Hurricane Irma forced the FSU to postpone its September games against Louisiana-Monroe and Miami to a later date in the season. UL Monroe moved from the second game of the 2017 season to the week after the game in Florida. The game in Miami was postponed to October 7th.

Hurricane Hermine has disabled FSU against Ole Miss in the days leading up to the 2016 season opener in Orlando. Later that year, Hurricane Matthew only had problems with the FSU Miami game.

Hurricane Frances postponed the FSU Miami match in 2004 by five days.


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