TALLAHASSEE — Deondre Francois realizes he isn’t going to escape comparisons to Jameis Winston.
Florida State Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE — Florida State quarterback Sean Maguire has a broken bone in his right foot, putting freshman Deondre Francois in position to open the season as the starter.
TALLAHASSEE — Most of the attention on Florida State's secondary has been garnered by sophomore safety Derwin James. That's fine for Marquez White, who is familiar with being under the radar.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida State is used to being in the national spotlight and has been a fixture in prime time. Both of those take on even more meaning this season.
TALLAHASSEE — Xavier Rathan-Mayes finally feels comfortable as Florida State's point guard after a learning curve the past two seasons.