Francois earned ACC Rookie of the Year and ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2016, leading all freshman QBs with 3,350 yards and 20 touchdowns. He needed help off the field and didn't put weight on it.
Alabama's special teams capitalized on two Florida State mistakes but was far from ideal.
Coach Jimbo Fisher is expected to have a further update, including when Francois is expected to have surgery, during his weekly press conference Monday. Francois appeared to injure his left knee and was on crutches late in the fourth quarter.
The victory was the 16 in a row on opening day for Alabama, the last 11 under coach Nick Saban, and the Tide is 8-0 in neutral-site games in either Atlanta or Dallas.
Alabama (1-0) limited the Seminoles (0-1) to just 65 total yards in the second half, including just 16 rushing yards on 14 second-half carries and kept Florida State on its own side of the field for almost all of final 30 minutes of action.
Pappanastos kicked a 35-yard field goal on Alabama's second drive for the only scoring in the first quarter after missing from 42 yards on the first possession.
Harrison took to Twitter to offer his well wishes to Francois. "We had breakdowns. Those were critical plays in the game".
It was a good run while it lasted, full of tension and excitement in equal measures, but Maria Sharapova's comeback to the U.S. I thought it was surprising that she did not win this match but then I remembered how she was playing before her ban.
The new sanctions passed by Congress conflicted with Trump's goals, but he grudgingly signed them into law this month. US authorities must stop those gross violations of global law and stop violating the immunity of diplomatic missions.
Raheem Sterling is "ballsy" and will bounce back from recent struggles, says England manager Gareth Southgate . I've played on nights like this and if you don't get a couple of early goals the atmosphere can turn.
Kenya's president says he'll respect a court decision that voids the result of last month's election that returned him to office. But Kenya opposition candidate Raila Odinga claimed that the commission's IT system had been hacked to manipulate the results.
Texas' Hill scored again, on another blocked field goal return, taking it back 65 yards to pull the Longhorns within 27-14. One thing you can say about a game like this from Texas is you have a laundry list of items you now know can be addressed.
Fellow expedition crew member cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin has clocked up 673 days in space after five flights. NASA Television and the agency's website will provide complete coverage of their departure and landing.
Aside from his career in show business, Berman taught a comedy course at the University of Southern California, the AP reports. He appeared in a Broadway play, "The Boys Against the Girls", in 1959 and a musical, " A Family Affair", in 1962.
The Bohemian Foundation is matching donations made to the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado for Hurricane Harvey relief. She did the same when a tsunami struck Indonesia in 2004 and again when Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans.
The sanctions involved visa restrictions on Russians and Ukrainians and include threats of asset seizures and business bans. Those were vacation retreats, which the United States claimed Moscow used for intelligence-related purposes.
Telephone polls following Sunday's debate put Merkel ahead of Schulz, though in Germany the chancellor is elected by parliament. The issue was a rare moment of tension in what was otherwise a measured debate between Merkel and Schulz.
The U.S. has not targeted the evacuees themselves, but has struck other groups of IS militants in eastern Syria . The strike destroyed a small bridge and caused a crater in the road that the buses meant to take.
Abbott: Texas will need billions to recover
Many areas of Texas were still battling floodwaters from swollen rivers that were expected to remain for a week or more. However, the storms also cause economic costs for which the insurance industry has to pick up hefty bills.
Does Contagious Yawning Have A Neural Basis?
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation ( TMS ), the researchers measured the participants' brain activity during the experiments. Humans, dogs and chimpanzees all suffer from contagious yawning, making them more likely to do it after someone else does.
Advanced hydrogen bomb developed by N. Korea: KCNA
A long line of USA presidents has failed to check North Korea's persistent pursuit of missiles and nuclear weapons. Mr Trump said on Twitter that the North's "words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous" to the US.
Afghanistan proposes dialogue with Pakistan on Eid
He added: "I extend hand for peace once again and believe that peace is an order from Allah and path of prophet Mohammad (PBUH)". In his Eid message on Friday, Ashraf Ghani said peaceful relations with Pakistan was Afghanistan's national agenda.
BRICS Summit in Xiamen Raises Hopes
The bloc's expansion could also be considered, as Egypt, Guinea, Mexico, Tajikistan and Thailand were invited as observer states. The five countries accounted for 23 percent of the 2016 global economy, nearly double their share in 2006.