February 18, 2012

2012 Position Breakdown: Defensive Ends







color="White">Linebackers: Review, grade and 2012
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Led by its defensive ends, Florida State led the ACC in
sacks per game and ranked eighth nationally. Of the Seminoles' 40
sacks, 20.5 came from the top three defensive ends.

After ranking third in the nation in sacks in
2010, Brandon Jenkins faced more double teams but still led the team in
sacks (8) and tackles for loss (12). He was named first team all-ACC by
Phil Steele.

In just his second season, Bjoern Werner was a
dominating presence at end finishing second on the team in sacks (7)
and tackles for loss (11). He earned all-ACC Honorable Mention.


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