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Torn allegiance keeps Mickey Andrews in balance for Florida State-Alabama

His Football life was shaped at Alabama while living a boyhood dream, playing for legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant and winning two national titles.

"I had a great preparation for my future," said Andrews, who coached at eight previous stops, including Florida and Clemson before joining FSU's staff under Bowden in 1984.

His greatest signee, of course, became Derrick Brooks from Washington High in 1991, who went from national prep defensive player of year to college All-American, to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

His eyes widened when he saw a legendary prep coach, Carl Madison, who was the architect of some great teams at Tate and Pine Forest.

He attended Florida State's first practice in full pads in early August, after telling Jimbo Fisher, "I'll come out when you get those basketball uniforms out of the way."


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