Head coach Willie Taggart spent a majority of the open viewing period of Tuesday’s practice working with assistant coach Greg Frey and the offensive line. Read the rest of our practice observations here.
FSU Football Practice Report: Back to the basics https://t.co/J2AbweQJJ6— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) September 18, 2018
Offensive coordinator Walt Bell says nothing is “off the table” when it comes to trying to find a spark for this anemic Florida State offense.
Guard Cole Minshew and center Alec Eberle discuss the offensive line’s performance against Syracuse and where the unit goes from here.
In latest episode of The Nolecast, Bud Elliott and Ingram Smith dissect all of the challenges facing the FSU football program.
SBNation.com‘s Richard Johnson writes that the type of problems derailing Florida State’s offense won’t be truly solved until much later down the road.
Florida State's average third down attempt is 3rd & 8 this season. Here's how it got this bad, and why it isn't likely to get better this season. https://t.co/9WKmFNPeIj— Richard Johnson (@RJ_Writes) September 18, 2018
The Seminoles are largely out of options at offensive tackle.
Who though?— Bud Elliott (@BudElliott3) September 18, 2018
Best OT dismissed
2nd best OT (actually a guard) hurt
3rd best OT (also actually a guard) hurt
4th best OT transferred, didn't think he'd start in final year.
There is not anyone healthy on FSU's roster who can play tackle at ACC level.https://t.co/QOTRkEr9BB https://t.co/NLJzWSL5Lk
To those advocating for the ouster of a head coach after Year 1:
There's no legitimate on-field result that would merit a firing of any coach after just 1 season.— Bud Elliott (@BudElliott3) September 18, 2018
Could see firing an interim after two years, but other than that new coaches need three.
Scott Frost (QB) and Willie Taggart (OL) Year 1s being derailed by huge depth/injury issues https://t.co/dGkMmCbsZ9
Florida State is ranked 129th out of 130 teams in Brian Fremeau’s Net Starting Field Position (NFP) ratings. Not ideal.
Net starting field position leaders (FBS games, non-garbage drives) through week 3: https://t.co/UV47kPRcN9— Brian Fremeau (@bcfremeau) September 18, 2018
1. Virginia Tech (+17.8)
2. Alabama (+16.4)
3. Syracuse (+16.3)
4. Kansas (+15.9)
5. North Texas (+12.2)
One of the best Seminole receivers of all time, Rashad Greene, has been signed to Jacksonville’s 53-man active roster.
Derwin James has shown impressive versatility as a member of the Los Angeles Chargers.
Based on his Week 2 performance, James has been nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week.
Telvin Smith had a great reaction to Keelan Cole’s one-handed grab against the New England Patriots.