There’s more bad news on the injury front for Florida State, and this time the attrition has hit the offensive line, a unit that had stayed relatively healthy throughout the present campaign.
As we first reported on Wednesday night, according to multiple sources and confirmed by Jimbo Fisher on Thursday night, starting right guard Landon Dickerson (6-5, 310), a true freshman from Hickory, North Carolina, suffered a knee injury in practice on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the season with an ACL tear. Fortunately for FSU, there’s experienced depth right behind Dickerson on the Seminoles’ latest depth chart in the form of redshirt-junior Wilson Bell (6-5, 320). Bell started every game last season and also got the nod at RG against Ole Miss for the 2016 opener before he was supplanted by Dickerson thereafter.
Whoever steps in for Dickerson will join a front five that has been maligned for its deficiencies in pass protection. Among power-five teams, the only squad to allow more sacks than FSU (27) is Iowa State (29).
Florida State Seminoles Football head coach Jimbo Fisher announces freshman OL Landon Dickerson suffered a torn ACL during practice on Tuesday.Posted by TomahawkNation.com on Thursday, November 3, 2016