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“Jordan Travis started the season as our starting quarterback for a reason.”

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Florida State head coach Mike Norvell, alongside coordinators Kenny Dillingham, Adam Fuller and John Papuchis, held Florida State’s weekly press conference ahead of this week’s matchup vs. UNC. Norvell touched on a few topics, offering high praise for quarterback Jordan Travis:

“Jordan Travis started the season as our starting quarterback for a reason —we believe in him, we believe in what he can do and what he brings in this football team and this offense.”

When the depth chart was released, it showcased Travis as the sole starter at quarterback for the first time this season.

As for some unfortunate news, the depth chart and Norvell himself also confirmed that starting defensive tackle Dennis Briggs Jr. is out for the season.

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