3 takes from day 3 of FSU football camp

FLORIDA STATE — Day three is right here heading into the weekend on Friday afternoon. The pads had been on and the gamers had been amped coming by means of the gates on the Dunlap Practice Fields and the protection let everybody realize it.

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Head coach Mike Norvell talked about how happy he was with how the group carried out in the present day in his publish apply interview.

“I used to be extraordinarily happy with in the present day’s apply. That appeared like, I say an actual apply however, that pace, depth physicality, confirmed up in the present day.”

Overall it was a again and fourth apply with performs being made on each side however listed below are three issues that stood out:

Receivers and tight ends made huge performs

In the preliminary 11 on 11, quarterback Jordan Travis opened up with a bomb down subject to vast receiver Malik McClain into tight protection. This will likely be day three of that connection showing and McClain has proven he can go up and get passes in opposition to a stacked secondary. It’ll be attention-grabbing to see him in pink zone performs shifting ahead however he’s rising as a strong goto huge physique.

Johnny Wilson had an ideal day in the present day possibly his greatest day of spring or fall camp, he was extraordinarily constant possibly having solely a single drop your complete apply. But in the present day he caught a number of huge catches in full group drills, one on ones and 7 on sevens.

Jackson West is on apply three and like McClain, he has had some very good catches, largely being focused when he will get a one on one matchup with a nook or security on the perimeter.


The strains particularly on each side of the ball introduced the power in the present day and the aggressive nature proven throughout drills. In the start, offensive coordinator Alex Atkins had the offensive line doing a little “additional curricular” workout routines after the primary 12 on 12 matchup and it appears that evidently received the purpose throughout as a result of the remaining of the day the road place battles had been enjoyable to observe.

*Defensive linemen Patrick Payton, Ayobami Tifase, linebacker Amari Gainer, tight ends Preston Daniel, and Jackson West had been all scrappy on the day stepping into the love of toughness that comes with pads.

One of the lineman that got here throughout with additional depth was Byron Turner Jr. who had a subject day in move rush drills. The final play of the day really ended with operating again CJ Campbell slicing to the surface and Turner chasing him down from behind close to the road of scrimmage.

Fabian Lovett and Robert Cooper each had nice days utilizing their fingers to spin across the opposing offensive linemen. The offensive line wasn’t being bullied although and that is what made it such a enjoyable factor to observe. A play that stood out throughout one on one drills was Cooper on Kayden Lines. Cooper tried to make use of his notorious spin transfer however Lyles saved Cooper in entrance of him and was capable of preserve him from being pushed into the quarterback.

(*3*)The defensive backfield thrives

In the defensive backfield we noticed Azareye’h Thomas very lively in the present day, with a dropped interception and some move break ups. He was additionally in protection on a number of catches however total he had a really spectacular begin to camp and doesn’t appear to be a freshman.

Today Kevin Knowles had an interception and continues to thrive within the nickel again position. Renardo Green was additionally very lively in the present day getting his fingers on the ball and permitting minimal catches.

So far the depth at nook has been superb with little drop off from the primary group to the second group and even on the third degree the Seminoles are very deep throughout your complete defensive backfield.

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