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Nolecast: FSU defensive line should dominate

The No. 1 Florida State podcast returns with yet another episode.

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Bud Elliott and Ingram Smith return with another episode of the Nolecast, the No. 1 FSU podcast.

The Nolecast is available on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Stitcher, Google Play Music, Soundcloud, Overcast, and many other fine podcast providers.

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As always, The Nolecast is brought to you by Louisiana Hot Sauce, and the fine restaurants of the Tallahassee For The Table Restaurant Group (Madison Social, Township, and Centrale).

In this episode, we discuss the defensive line. Listen to the show on the player below this article, or click here to listen.

Show rundown

2016 reviewed

-We thought it would be really good, and on the whole, it was.

-Demarcus Walker improved his game and had a standout year, went 51st overall.

-Josh Sweat came on at the end of the year. In the early part, he battled injury but also effort issues. He is not yet a superstar, but could become one.

-Derrick Nnadi battled injury early on, but is a great college player.

-Burns was great in his role.


-Maybe the best unit on the team

-How much 3-4 v. Nickel? Quick discussion of when FSU plays each.

-Interior guys: Derrick Nnadi, Demarcus Christmas, Fred Jones, Wally Aime, Darvin Taylor, Cedric Wood, Arthur Williams.

-Pure ends (guys who are not going to be standing up): Jalen Wilkerson, Janarius Robinson

-Ends/Edge: Josh Sweat, Jacob Pugh, Brian Burns, Josh Kaindoh

-Young bucks: Marvin Wilson had an up and down camp