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Florida State Jimbo Fisher press conference Recap: Chattanooga Week

Live updates from Jimbo Fisher's weekly press conference.

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Jimbo Fisher held his weekly press conference on Monday afternoon, bringing many things to light. Here are the biggest three things we learned.

1) This is Sean Maguire's team now

For the first time in many weeks, coach Fisher announced a starting quarterback on the Monday of game day week, and for the first time all season, it wasn't Everett Golson."Sean will be the starting quarterback based on what he did last game." Fisher attributes this to Golson coming in which "relaxed" Maguire. Coach also said that once Everett Golson announced his transfer, "There was no doubt Everett was the best Quarterback."

2) Derwin James is a natural leader, and will continue to lead this team for many years.

The freshman is second on the team in tackles despite only playing in a select amount of games. ""He is so gifted, he is learning to prepare without his gifts," attributing his growth to practicing more, watching more film, and wanting to get better. Fisher was also asked about James being a potential leader of the team, to which he replied, "He aint no potential leader, he is a leader. He's one of those personalities."

3) Dalvin Cook is a true team player.

Despite what he said about his Heisman hopes following the NC State game, Jimbo Fisher called him, "a team player," and comparing his selflessness to that of Jameis Winston. Cook isnt afraid of saying to give the ball to Patrick and letting him block, and is always all over the place. After saying he was 100% and good to go for Chattanooga, a discussion about the Heisman Trophy was brought up, in which Fisher said, "He's one of the best players in the nation."

Following a 34-17 victory over the NC State Wolfpack, Florida State Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher will hold his weekly press conference on Monday at approximately 1:00 PM EST.

The main story coming out of the game vs. NC State is the explosiveness of the offense, once Everett Golson was removed from the game. Golson had three turnovers at the time when Sean Maguire took over. After not scoring with Golson in the game, five of eight drives led by Sean Maguire ended with scores. They were able to gan traction early, focusing the offense on Dalvin Cook, who finished the day with 138 yards and two touchdowns. Wide receiver Kermit Whitfield also had a career day, catching two touchdowns and 117 receiving yards.

Defensively, the 'Noles did a great job holding the NC State offense to over 100 yards below their season average. They recorded eight tackles for loss and six pass breakups, with Javien Elliot forcing a fumble which was recovered by Derwin James. Another positive number was the lack of penalties committed by the defense. On the other hand, the Wolfpack went 7-18 on third downs, another issue the defense has had all season.

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