Athletics has been a symbol of Florida State University’s quest for excellence since 1947. And there’s always been a correlation between ...
Athletics has been a symbol of Florida State University’s quest for excellence since 1947. And there’s always been a correlation between construction and championships. Construction of elite facilities attracts the nation’s top student-athletes and coaches, those who are determined to win Conference and National Championships, and to excel off the field. FSU’s aggressive history of fundraising and construction propelled FSU Athletics to elite status faster than any program started Post World War II. That tradition continued in 2012 with a campaign to build an elite indoor practice facility; the Al Dunlap Athletics Training Facility which opened in August 2013. Head Coach Jimbo Fisher said the facility was instrumental in the Seminoles National Championship season as the team was able to maintain a consistent schedule without missing one practice or class due to inclement weather. But our opponents never rest… The Champions Campaign, a $250 million campaign for Athletics, will take