FSU Passing vs Texas State Pass DefenseEven though the FSU passing game will most likely take some large steps backwards this year, there is too much talent at WR and Everett Golson has too much experience to have issues throwing the ball against the Texas State defense.
FSU Rushing vs Texas State Run DefenseFSU is expected to lean on the run game this year and they have one of the top running backs in the nation this year in Dalvin Cook. Cook, combined with Mario Pender and the running of Golson should find much success.
Texas State Passing vs Florida State Pass DefenseThe word out of camp is that the FSU pass rush will be much improved this season. If that’s the case, then this defense should be much improved with a secondary that should be excellent this season led by All-American Jalen Ramsey. The Noles should overwhelm the visitors from Texas on talent alone.
|Texas State Rushing vs Florida State Run Defense Texas State runs a spread offense that has the QB running a fair amount of the time. They also possess a pretty large offensive line
|Special Team Florida State boasts the best kicker in the nation in Roberto Aguayo and has dynamic athletes in the return game. There has been a renewed emphasis on both the kick return and kick coverage game according to reports out of camp.
|Prediction The Noles get off to a good start this season with a easy victory over an overmatched opponent. I expect to see some hiccups and sloppiness early on, but the talent will shine through and the Noles will win this one comfortably.