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Jimbo Fisher discusses how young FSU running backs are adapting to the college game

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Fisher likes what he sees, but also knows they are a work in progress

Jimbo Fisher likes what he has seen from his star-studded trio of true freshman running backs.

He also accepts that they are still a work in progress.

“We’re very pleased with where they are at right now,” Fisher said of his freshman tailbacks Cam Akers, Khalan Laborn and Zaquandre White.

“Now, it’s really time now to make a jump,” Fisher followed up. “You’ve got the first scrimmage, you kind of know what it’s like, you’ve got a really good grasp on things, now let’s go back and re-tune some things.”

“I think now is when you are going to see if they can really grasp a hold and run with it.”

The young running backs, who impressed in one-on-ones against the linebackers in Tuesday’s practice, are firmly planted in the race for playing time and carries in 2017 with each of them bringing their own strengths to the table.

That, and much more, was addressed in Fisher’s media availability after Tuesday’s practice, which can be seen below:

Florida State Seminoles Football head coach Jimbo Fisher gives an update on LB Matthew Thomas following Tuesday's practice.

Posted by on Tuesday, August 15, 2017