Heading out of the bye week, Florida State has made some changes to the depth chart for their game against Wake Forest. All of those changes were along the offensive line.
Offensive coordinator Walt Bell expounded on the o-line shakeup and also offered his thoughts on the infamous “illegal forward pass” against the Miami Hurricanes.
Lineman Derrick Kelly has been battling injuries all season. However, Kelly stated that his leg “feels way better” coming off of the bye week. Watch the full interview here.
Tomahawk Nation’s Courteney Korosec was at Tuesday’s practice and recorded all of her observations.
Another unique combination was given some time to gel at practice.
Another interesting switch-up for the #FSU offensive line this morning. The first-team unit appeared to consist of: LT Derrick Kelly, LG Alec Eberle, C Baveon Johnson, RG Mike Arnold, and RT Cole Minshew.— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) October 16, 2018
Wide receiver D.J. Matthews has been a revelation this year on special teams. But, according to Matthews, he’s always been great at returning punts.
The ’Noles will be maintaining a traditional look for their matchup against the Demon Deacons.
Defensive end Brian Burns is expected by some analysts to go very high in the 2019 NFL Draft.
My Top-75 rankings dropped today for the 2019 #NFL Draft.— Benjamin Solak (@BenjaminSolak) October 16, 2018
I'll be around for a bit if you have any questions regarding any of the prospects on the board, or some of those who didn't make the cut.https://t.co/JVi7FHEzZn
The aforementioned Burns and 1 other Florida State defender appeared on writer David Hale’s Midseason All-ACC Team.
The website also listed the Seminoles as the 10th best team in the ACC in their Week 7 P5 conference power rankings.
It’s not all doom and gloom for the ’Noles, as a major national outlet has included the team in their projections for bowl season.
The latest episode of The Nolecast was a mailbag edition, where Bud Elliott and Ingram Smith tackled listener-submitted questions.
Unfortunate news for Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman:
The Falcons are placing RB Devonta Freeman on IR, per @JayGlazer.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 16, 2018
PGA Tour Player of the Year Brooks Koepka showing off some of his other talents: