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Florida State football, recruiting news: Young linebackers shine in first scrimmage of camp

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Roberto Aguayo cut and claimed within 24 hours.

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Football:

With upperclassmen linebackers Jacob Pugh and Matthew Thomas out of practice due to injury or illness sophomore Emmett Rice and true freshman Leonard Warner impressed in the first scrimmage of fall camp.

Jimbo expects most of the players out to return this week but the injury bug has definitely hit FSU.

This piece by David Visser in which FSU assistant coaches expound on their teaching styles is an absolute must-read.

Jimbo Fisher joined ESPN’s Ivan Maisel and Chris Low on the Campus Conversation podcast to talk about competition in the ACC and his expectations for this 2017 team.

Jimbo Fisher brought in Ryan Leaf to speak to the team over the weekend; i’m sure there’s a lot that young men in Tallahassee could learn from him:

Florida’s “vaunted” 27 game winning streak is in trouble because Antonio Calloway along with six other florida players are suspended for the opener against Michigan.

Alabama fans (along with some FSU fans) may be writing off Florida State in the opener but Nick Saban certainly isn’t.

Recruiting:

5-star QB Justin Fields was in action and dominant:

Safety target Nadab Joseph has decommitted from LSU.

2020 QB Trey Fisher is now the starter at North Florida Christian High School:

Rivals.com debuted its Rivals250 for the 2019 class and it features six Seminole commitments.

Alumni:

It didn’t take long for Roberto Aguayo to get a new home:

Kermit Whitfield got his first catch with the Bengals:

Chris Casher is getting a shot with the Giants:

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