10/14 Practice Report/Post Practice Update

Florida State returns a key player as they prepare for Notre Dame.

Florida State was back in pads for the first time this week on Tuesday. Mario Pender was not dressed and had a boot on. Ukeme Eligwe was again not participating and spent the beginning of practice on the stationary bike. Jameis Winston was fully dressed and participating.

With Sean Maguire still out, John Franklin III has continued taking reps at quarterback behind Jameis.

Rashad Greene was back at practice and fully participating.

Ryan Green was working as a second team kickoff returner with Travis Rudolph. Mathew Thomas was working with the first team kick off return unit and continued to take reps with the core linebacking group of Northrup, Smith, and Levenberry.

Karlos Williams’ ankle was taped, but he was participating in running back drills.

Post Practice Update:

Mario Pender is questionable for Saturday’s game against Notre Dame.

Karlos Williams is back to 100-percent and Rashad Greene was given a day off for Monday’s practice.

Jimbo said he expects to have official word on Mathew Thomas tomorrow.

Jimbo was asked about Jameis’ autograph situation and said that he felt very good about it. He said that there are thousands of Jameis autographs out there because he refuses to turn anyone away at baseball games. He did say that Florida State may have to look into changing the autograph policy to protect the players. He said that Florida State compliance is still looking into the matter, but that they feel very confident.

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