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Impressive Depth

Impressive Depth

Linebacker is considered a Florida State strength - with good reason. The Seminoles feature plenty of skill and depth at that position, and FSU fans are excited about the unit's potential. Freshman <b>Jae Thaxton</b> continues to make progress. Thaxton, who averaged 20 tackles per game during his career at Hart County (Ga.) High School, is looking to contribute this year. Click here for an update.

Despite injuries at linebacker, the unit hasn't lost a step this preseason as Florida State continues to prepare for its season-opener at Miami on Labor Day, Sept. 6. Outside linebacker A.J. Nicholson continues to strengthen his knee. Fellow outside linebacker Ernie Sims has been slowed by a pair of slight concussions that have caused him to review his tackling technique. And, of course, outside... Recommended Stories

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