Florida State Spring Football News 2013

FSU is preparing for its April 13 spring game.

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38 Total Updates since March 14, 2013
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What should Florida State's Jacob Coker do?

What would you do in Coker's shoes?

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Trickett to transfer

Enter Jameis.

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Noles Dial It Back On Defense

If fans were expecting to get a good look at Jeremy Pruitt's new defense, they were sadly mistaken.

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Winston Stands Out During Garnet and Gold Game

Winston did his best to make a believer out of everybody during Florida State's Garnet and Gold Game.

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Spring game preview & podcast

The most meaningful event of the off-season.

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Noles practice Wednesday with a thin backfield.

The Noles practiced Wednesday with the Spring Game just a few days away, and they also released scrimmage stats.

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Spring scrimmage #2 stats!

Florida State football released spring scrimmage stats Wednesday from Monday's scrimmage.

Passing:

Jameis Winston - 8-of-15, 129 yards, INT

Clint Trickett 17-of-28, 195 yards, 2 TDs

Jacob Coker 10-of-17, 162 yards, INT

Sean Maguire 8-of-15, 102 yards, TD

Rushing:

James Wilder Jr.: 13 carries, 69 yards, TD

Chad Abram: 5 carries, 24 yards, TD

Mario Pender: 6 carries, 20 yards

Jameis Winston: 2 carries, 16 yards, TD

Receiving:

Kenny Shaw 11 catches, 115 yards, TD

Kelvin Benjamin 6 catches, 131 yards

Willie Haulstead - 5 catches, 51 yards

Christian Green 7 catches, 130 yards

Rashad Greene 2 catches, 63 yards

Chad Abram: 3 catches, 31 yards

James Wilder, Jr.: 1 catch, 40 yards

Tackles:

Mario Edwards Jr.: 6 tackles, TFL

Nile Lawrence-Stample: 6 tackles

Lamarcus Joyner: 9 tackles

PJ Williams: 8 tackles, TFL

Karlos Williams: 8 tackls, TFL

Colin Blake: 6 tackles

Eddie Goldman: 4 tackles, 3 TFL

Girogio Newberry: 3 tackles, 2 TFL

I put about zero stock in these, because FSU does not designate any sort of context. Also, three touchdowns thrown but only one caught? OK then.

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Noles scrimmage for the second time this spring

The Noles kick of week 4 of spring practice with one last scrimmage before Saturday's Garnet and Gold Game.

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Noles practice in wet conditions

The 'Noles practiced in rain for the first time this spring.

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Scrimmage video recap: 4 videos

Seminoles Wrap Up First Spring Scrimmage: Fisher puts team through 130 plus play scrimmage at midway point of spring.

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Initial spring scrimmage notes

With the first two weeks of spring practice in the books, the Seminoles made their way into Doak Campbell Stadium for the first scrimmage of spring. The media wasn't allowed to stay for any of the actual scrimmage, but we were there for pre-scrimmage walk-throughs. There weren't many new developments in the short period of time we were allotted, but here's what I saw.

*Nick Waisome walked on to Bobby Bowden Field without crutches for the first time this spring. Always good to see that.

*As expected, Waisome, Hunter, Darby, McAllister, and Haggins were all non-participates.

*Demarcus Walker was still out there but not participating.

*Austin Barron was not in pads again today, so I assume he wasn't going to participate. However, he was still snapping the ball for Coker during QB warm-ups.

Offense

*Bobby Hart was at right tackle again today.

*During walk-throughs there was a 4 WR set including Rashad Greene, Kenny Shaw, Willie Haulstead and Greg Dent. FSU will really benefit from a healthy Willie Haulstead in the mix. A big body with experience.

Defense

I was watching the defense a lot during the walk-through just wishing I could stay for the scrimmage.

*They were walking through blitz packages from the 3-4 and the 4-3 sets. Some of these looked just plain nasty. Had Christian Jones up on the line in a 3-4 look, dropped him out and replaced him with a pair of blitzers from the safety position.

*Sal Sunseri seemed very happy with Derrick Mitchell during walk-throughs. Kept saying: "You keep hitting him like that and nobody stands a chance."

I'll be back to get Jimbo after the scrimmage and see if he gives us anything good.

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Noles close out the second week of spring practice

The Noles took the intramural fields Saturday morning to wrap up the second week of spring practice.

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DeMarcus Walker, the NCAA Clearinghouse, & 'Bama?

What is going on with Walker and the NCAA?

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First day in full pads for the Noles

Jimbo Fisher decided to open the entirety of practice on Wednesday.

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On Rick Trickett's contract extension

Should Florida State have given Rick Trickett a contract extension? A raise?

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Practice report 3/25

Florida State kicked off week 2 of spring practice on Monday, and here are a few obversvations.

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Videos: all 4 QBs talk spring practice

Finally, the media gets to chat with Coker, Winston and Maguire. And Trickett, too.

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Assessing FSU's true offensive line depth

Who would really go in should a starter go down?

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Video: Charles Kelly meets with the media

Kelly has known coach Fisher and Pruitt for a while.

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Video: QB coach Randy Sanders

Sanders is excited to work with Florida State's quarterbacks.

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Video: defensive end coach Sal Sunseri

Sunseri also appears on the Sopranos (not really).

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Video: defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt

Here are a few excerpts

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QB Preview

For the first time since 2008, FSU has a real quarterback battle on its hands.

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Spring preview: tight end

Will O'Leary become a superstar? Who will be the No. 2?

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Spring receiver preview

Will Shaw or Dent emerge as the standout No. 2? Will Kelvin Benjamin put it together?

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Jimbo Fisher Press Conference Recap

Watch the press conference with us live.

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Spring football preview: offensive line

Can Florida State's offensive line continue its improvement from the 2012 season?

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Spring preview: running back

Can James Wilder Jr. put the offense on his back and take the pressure off the new quarterback?

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Football spring 2013 preview: linebacker

FSU is loaded with talented at linebacker, and should see improved results in 2013.

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Football spring preview 2013: defensive end

Defensive end is a major question for Florida State in 2013. Some answers may emerge in spring.

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Football spring preview 2013: defensive tackle

FSU loses two three-year starters at defensive tackle... and is loaded up to replace them.

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Football spring preview: defensive backs

FSU returns a very veteran secondary, but it must learn a new scheme and replace a 1st round draft choice at cornerback.

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