Clint Trickett might not have Jacob Coker's arm or Jameis Winston's array of skills, but the junior quarterback isn't going to let one of his hyped teammates become Florida State's starting quarterback without a fight.
As Jeremy Pruitt installs his defense at Florida State, the Seminoles' players are watching film of Pruitt's old school, Alabama, and liking what they see.
The NFL draft was once a big recruiting tool for Florida State. Along with the Noles' decline went the draft numbers. Now that FSU is once again producing NFL draft picks, recruits are noticing.
Junior safety Lamarcus Joyner is a stabilizing force in the Seminoles secondary thanks to lessons learned from many people along the way.
Florida State linebacker Telvin Smith's aggressiveness and speed has gotten him into trouble. But the junior is learning how to control it and use it constructively.
Florida State is trying to avoid Saturday's loss to NC State to affect the rest of the season.