...is up and available here. Obviously we've already hit on the running back and quarterback positions.
Noteworthy that Christian Ponder (7) and Greg Carr (18) appear to be the only two notable players who have changed numbers this season.
Corey Surrency will be starting at one of the wide receiver positions in my opinion. Parker is out for the first two games as his punishment stemming from his arrest during the offseason. It looks like Richard Goodman is going to take a medical redshirt this season so you can cross him off the depth chart.
Caz will miss the first three games of the season with a suspension. Jonathan Hannah will not be a member of the team and Charlie Graham has yet to complete his duties at TCC to return to the program. So that leaves 2008 signees Bo Reliford and Jabaris Little there. Little has some developing to do so Reliford will start. Now Bo is a DYNAMITE athlete but he needs to get a little stronger. As it is he's going to bring an element to the tight end position that Caz doesn't have -- speed, athleticism and playmaking.
As you can see there's no juniors or seniors anywhere on the offensive line. With Evan Bellamy's blood clot injury forcing him to miss the season, Rodney Hudson moves back to guard and true freshman Zebrie Sanders moves to first-team tackle. Now that may not last because the coaches believe true freshman David Spurlock is good enough to start at guard which would move Hudson back to tackle, where he excelled at in the Music City Bowl.
At defensive end there's no reason that Markus White won't move up to first team quickly. Kevin McNeil might have to take a redshirt this season due to the academic scandal and his increased role in it and Neefy Moffett is more suited for situational play. Everette Brown is solid on the other end but with Brian Coulter out of the picture and off to Mizzou, I'm not crazy about the depth here.
On the other hand, I don't think the depth at DT is as bad as once thought. Sure they will need better seasons from Kendrick Stewart and Emmanuel Dunbar but I think both players are capable.
At linebacker I don't see Toddrick Verdell holding off Nigel Bradham for very long, let's be honest. Everyone and his mother thinks Dekoda Watson will be the breakout star on defense and there's enough depth with Kendall Smith, Ricardo Wright and Vince Williams that if Derek Nicholson is a step slow recovering from his injury I don't think there will be too big of a dropoff.
I would put FSU's secondary up against anyone's with Carter, Patrick Robinson and Rolle. Now if McClure or Jamie Robinson can step up at free safety than that's a pretty good starting group. The reserves, however, concern me greatly.
Thoughts? Concerns? Insults?