Florida State Considers Suing West Virginia Over Game Cancelation

The West Virginia Mountaineers recently notified the Florida St. Seminoles that they will be backing out of their scheduled game in 2012, indicating to many that WVU is expecting to move to the Big 12 this season, hence the need to drop one non-conference game.

FSU doesn't much care about that, they're more concerned about the potential money they could be losing over the cancelled series, which would have included a 2012 game in Tallahassee and a 2013 game in Morgantown. WVU will have to pay a $500,000 buyout, per the contract, but that doesn't cover lost ticket sales, travel costs and changes in TV revenue.

So, they're considering suing WVU over it.

"We have the buyout, there's that, and then there will be whatever liquidated damages," Spetman said. "If we aren't able to find another team, that's what we're going to have to look at.

"You're talking about a lot of money."

To which the Big East was heard telling FSU, "Wait in line."

For more on the West Virginia Mountaineers visit SB Nation's West Virginia blog The Smoking Musket. For more on the Florida State Seminoles, visit SB Nation's Seminoles blog Tomahawk Nation. For more college football, visit SB Nation's college football news hub.

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