Hear from players and coaches as they discuss the first week of practice with the media.
The end-goal is a national championship. But before Florida State can return to college-football glory, it has to reclaim its spot atop the Atlantic Coast Conference first, writes Brandon Mellor.
The Viloria Profile
Birthdate: July 22, 1979
Hometown: Chalmette, LA
High School: John Curtis Christian
Family: wife, Randi; daughters, Taylor and Mady
Vic Viloria joined Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher's staff in January 2010 from SMU - his alma mater - where he spent the previous three seasons as the head strength & conditioning coach. Now in his third season at FSU, the Seminoles have made noticeable physical gains across the board in just two seasons under his guidance.
Viloria was at LSU for two years before going to SMU where he worked under the supervision of Tom Moffitt. While at LSU he worked with the Tigers' nationally ranked football and baseball programs as well as the swimming and golf teams.
A disciple of renowned weightlifting coach Gayle Hatch, Viloria endorses the "Hatch System" which develops functional and explosive strength in players through the use of free weights, plyometrics and jumping drills.
Viloria was a four-year letter winner at linebacker for SMU and a three-time member of the All-Western Athletic Conference team. He led the Mustangs in tackles each of final three seasons and recorded at least 10 tackles in 21 games over the course of his career.
He was a member of the NFL Europe's Scottish Claymores.
Viloria is certified by USA Weightlifting.
Married to former SMU sprinter and track assistant Randi Taylor, the Viloria's have two daughters, Taylor Ann and Mady.
LSU, 2004-2006 (assistant strength & conditioning coach); SMU, 2007-2009 (head strength & conditioning coach); Florida State 2010-present (head strength & conditioning coach/football)