Florida State’s talent ‘is going to show up’ this fall

Florida State's talent 'is going to show up' this fall

Setting expectations for the 2020 Florida State Seminoles can be tricky. Mike Norvell arrives in Tallahassee for his first season as the head coach of the program, but he doesn’t get a full spring practice to work with. So, what do the Seminoles have to offer this fall? In his offseason preview of ACC Atlantic seasons on the latest episode of the “Cover 3 Podcast,” 247Sports Director of Scouting Barton Simmons went discussed the outlook for Florida State football this fall. While the program has struggled over the last few years, Simmons still sees talent on the roster. The offensive line is still clearly an issue, but Mike Norvell does have some pieces in place to work with. “I just think that this is another one of these teams, not to the extent of USC, but looking at the roster and seeing Tamorrion Terry , D.J. Matthews, and Khalan Laborn ,” Simmons said. “These guys are good players. So, does Mike Norvell have enough of a magic wand to come in and get these playmakers to make plays? I also like the way he recruited in terms of getting playmakers at important skill positions. Whether they’re ready right away is very much to be determined. Two quarterbacks. The defense has got players. Maybe not as trustworthy as you’d like, but they’ve got players. “Obviously, offensive line has been the big question mark. You can wake me up when it’s good. I’m going to assume it’s not until it is. All that said, how much do you trust Mike Norvell ? That’s what it all boils down to.” When asked whether he would pick the Seminoles to finish second in the division — behind only Clemson — Simmons said he would. Compared to the rest of the division, the Seminoles […]

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