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Florida State football open practice report: 8/10

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The Seminoles practiced inside Doak Campbell Stadium Sunday afternoon in front of the fans, but not without a little hassle.

Stacy Revere

With nasty weather bearing down on Tallahassee an hour before the Fan Day open practice was supposed to begin, Florida State announced the news that practice would have to be moved inside, and therefore would be closed to fans but, lo and behold, the weather cleared up and practice was moved back outside.

While we moved from the indoor facility back to Doak, fans rejoiced by doing the chop as players entered the stadium - one of which was a particular fan that had to be forced out of the indoor facility kicking and screaming. Let's just say the fans were happy.

There were a handful of players not dressed out Sunday. Ryan Green and Markus Eligwe, who basically haven't dressed all week, were in that same position, but they were again joined by Travis Rudolph, who has been back and forth for a few days now. Delvin Purifoy, Ja'Vonn Harrison and Lorenzo Featherston were also not dressed out and participating.

Kevin Haplea, who has missed a few practices after a concussion, was dressed out again on Sunday, but he wore a no-contact jersey along with Dalvin Cook and Colin Blake.

The Atlanta Falcons had a scout at Sunday's open practice.

6'5, 205 pound Feleipe Franks, a 2016 quarterback out of Wakulla, was at Sunday's practice as well.

The defense worked on its goal line heavy sets and included a freshman! This group included Mario Edwards, Demarcus Walker, Desmond Hollin, Eddie Goldman, Derrick Nnadi, Chris Casher, Terrance Smith, Reggie Northrup, EJ Levenberry, P.J. Williams and Jalen Ramsey.

During the dime, it has been Lamarcus Brutus coming in as the money back, but on Sunday, Marquez White stepped into that spot with the first team. Coach Kelly had some good things to say about White during Media Day.

Josue Matias dressed, but seemed limited at times, which opened up the left guard spot for Kareem Are. In Are's absence, Wilson Bell stepped in and took reps at second team right guard.

Kermit Whitfield, Bobo Wilson and Rashad Greene continued to work as punt returners, while the punt block team worked Jalen Ramsey and Malique Jackson as edge rushers.

Jimbo Fisher will speak following Sunday's practice.