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Nolecast: FSU scored only 3 points at home against Virginia Tech

FSU’s offense scored only three points, so there’s much work to be done.

Bud Elliott and Ingram Smith return with the 44th Nolecast episode of 2018. The Nolecast is the No. 1 Florida State Seminoles podcast.

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Show notes are as follows, roughly in order

The Bad

  • Special teams
  • Field position: over 15 drives, VT had a 375-yard edge in field position. Incredible.
  • Red-zone offense.
  • Bad blocking, bad throws, drops
  • Opening-game sloppiness
  • Lack of a consistent run game
  • Are they scared to run Francois?
  • Opening series defense
  • Virginia Tech’s Injury strategy (explosive play, go down)
  • Squandering a chance to make a great impression with the fans.

The good

  • Willie Taggart’s commitment to FSU
  • Defense’s 10 drives after the opening drive
  • Defensive line play
  • Explosive plays on offense
  • Keith Gavin showing signs of life
  • The DJ didn’t interfere with the Marching Chiefs
  • Recruiting