Projected Spring Offensive Depth Chart

With spring practice right around the corner next Monday, Renegade Report.com previews the projected offensive depth chart.

QB: Drew Weatherford- (Sophomore)- Weatherford was inconsistent at times but did pretty well for a player going into the season with zero snaps in college by leading the ACC in passing with 3,208 yards and 18 touchdowns. The redshirt sophomore can lock down the starter spot by being more consistent and cutting down on his 18 interceptions as a freshman.



Xavier Lee- (sophomore)-Lee played with a shoulder injury all year long and he recently had off-season surgery. FSU hopes to get him some reps by the end of spring. The former Mr. Florida in high school is needed to push Weatherford.



Christian Ponder- (Freshman)- Ponder, a mid term enrollee will get most of the number two snaps this spring but will most likely be behind Lee in the fall.



FB: Joe Surratt- (Sophomore) - Surratt is the only scholarship fullback available for spring football and he's known for his toughness and soft hands.



Matt Dunham- (freshman) - Dunham won't be allowed to participate due to academic policy but will be cleared for the fall. He is expected to push Surratt for the starting job. The former Georgia high school record-holder for touchdowns has the size of a fullback and the athletic ability of a tailback.



RB: Lorenzo Booker-(senior) Booker coming back for his senior season gives much need leadership to a young offense. As a junior, he split carries with Leon Washington by rushing for close to 600-yards with 4.6 per rushing average.



Antone Smith- (sophomore) - Smith showed flashes of greatness in limited carries and expect the former high school American to split a lot carries with Booker in the 2006 season. The former Pahokee standout averaged 5.2 yards per carry as a true freshman.



Jamaal Edwards- (sophomore) - Edwards redshirted this past season due to numbers on the depth chart. Expect the 6-foot-0 and 215 pound standout to be used in short-yard and goal-line situation because of his size and power.



Tight End: Charlie Graham- (freshman) - Graham is the only scholarship tight end available in the spring. In the fall, true freshman Brandon Warren will push him for the starting job.



WR-Chris Davis- (Senior)- Davis finally showed why he was one of the heaviest recruited players out of high school by catching 51 passes for 666 yards and five touchdowns.



Greg Carr- (sophomore) - Carr was one of the top newcomers to the ACC by catching nine touchdowns as a true freshman. Expect the 6-foot-6 and 200 pound standout to start in the three wide receiver set.



WR-D'Cody Fagg- (Junior) - Fagg was probably the most consistent receiver in the rotation last year and he was Weatherford's top target over the middle.



Kenny O'Neal- (sophomore) - O'Neal didn't see a lot action as a freshman due to depth and a lack of consistency with his hands. With his speed, he has the ability to stretch the field.



LT: Mario Henderson- (Senior) - Florida State moved Henderson over to left tackle after the knee injury to Cory Niblock and he never looked back. Henderson started the ACC Championship game and he totally shut down All-American defensive end Darryl Tapp. Henderson continued to impress during off-season workouts.



Shannon Boatman- (Junior) - Boatman, a junior college All-American who enrolled during mid-term, will complete at both tackle spots but he will most likely end up at right tackle. In the fall, true freshman Daron Rose will most likely back up Henderson.



LG: Jacky Claude- (Junior) - Claude did a solid job as a first-year starter but he needs to get stronger to reach his potential.



Center: Dumaka Atkins- (Sophomore)-Atkins has had some injury setbacks but this spring he's healthy enough to compete for the starting job. In the ACC Championship game, he went in for a few snaps when David Castillo was injured.



John Frady-(Junior)-Frady had off-season shoulder surgery and he most likely won't see contact this spring. If he continues to progress with his injury, Frady is the odds end favorite to start against Miami because of his experience.



RG: Geoff Berniard- (sophomore) - The dismissal of Cornelius Lewis from the team elevated Berniard to first team. However, in the fall Cory Niblock will be moved to first-team right guard. Also, freshman Matt Hardrick will push for playing time at guard.



RT: David Overmyer- (junior) - Overmyer started the entire season at right tackle but he struggled against bigger and more physical defenders. If he is to hold off Boatman or possibly freshman Daron Rose, he must get stronger.




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