Depth results in competition.
Florida State is filled with veterans in the secondary and could play nickel (five defensive backs) on 60 percent of the downs, a reflection of the talent on the roster but also the reality of facing spread or pass-oriented offenses.
But the Seminoles also welcomed a group of six freshmen – Travis Jay, Akeem Dent, Brendan Gant, Jarvis Brownlee, Raymond Woodie III and Renardo Green – and the majority should find playing time this fall.
“Those guys are as advertised,” said Harlon Barnett, FSU’s defensive coordinator and defensive backs . . .
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