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Florida State Jimbo Fisher press conference updates: Before South Florida

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Jimbo Fisher was quick to announce a change in the special teams department, announcing that Bobo Wilson will be the primary punt returner from this point on. Despite the miscues, Fisher was pleased on the returns, saying he was pleased with the blocking.

In total, many players got an opportunity to play, with 23 redshirt freshmen making an appearance in the game. Many true freshman, such as Josh Sweat, Tavarus McFadden, and Derwin James got an opportunity to play. Fisher was proud of the way they and the other players making their debut didn't let the lights and the whole situation get to them. Overall, he was pleased with how the defense did in regards to swarming, tackling, and gap prevention.

Offensively, he was quick to note that even though Golson had great numbers, that he needs to "point the small things out" to him, such as vision and ball handling. Fisher praised Dalvin Cook and Mario Pender tremendously on their efforts in the game, and wasn't really surprised saying, "I've said it all camp, they've played excellent football."

Fisher also noted that he thought Dalvin Cook was the player of the game for them on offense, with Jalen Ramsey and Giorgio Newberry sharing those honors on the defensive side.

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Florida State Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher will speak to the media on Monday at 1 PM EST, following a 59-16 victory over the Texas State Bobcats.

There will be much to talk about after the Seminoles amassed 636 total yards of offense, including Everett Golson throwing for over 300 yards and four touchdowns in his Florida State debut. Fisher also showed that the ground game will be used extensively this season, turning to Dalvin Cook and Mario Pender a total of 37 times in the opening game. Despite many departures and small injuries on the defensive side, FSU shined, only giving up 300 total yards to Texas State.

Among the topics of discussions that will most likely be discussed were the problems on special teams. Florida State was unable to catch two punts, two kick-offs were kicked out of bounds by Roberto Aguayo, and Texas State successfully converting a fake punt. In total, three different punt returners were used, and special team blunders resulted in 10 of the 16 points scored by Texas State.

Florida State will prepare this week to take on in-state opponent, the University of South Florida Bulls, for an early 11:30 AM EST kickoff on Saturday.

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