April 12, 2011

What to look for in the Spring Game - No. 4

Last spring, Florida State drew an estimated crowd of 51,000 to the annual Garnet and Gold game. Head coach Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles are hoping for a similar turnout in 2011. Whether you are at Doak Campbell Stadium for the game or watching it on ESPN3 (or ESPNU on tape delay) there are some key things to watch for that could impact the Seminoles when the real season starts up in September.

Warchant.com breaks down the top five things for fans to look for at this year's spring game:

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No. 4 - Looking for linebackers

The biggest question marks for Florida State's defense this spring are right in the middle.

While the secondary brings back all four starters (although two - cornerback Xavier Rhodes and Nick Moody - are out this spring to rest injuries) and the defensive line has three of four starters returning, rising senior Nigel Bradham is the only linebacker on the roster with any starting experience.

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