April 14, 2011

What to watch for in the spring game No. 2: OL vs. DL

Last spring, Florida State drew an estimated crowd of 51,000 to the annual Garnet and Gold game. Head coach Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles are hoping for a similar turnout in 2011. Whether you are at Doak Campbell Stadium for the game or watching it on ESPN3 (or ESPNU on tape delay) there are some key things to watch for that could impact the Seminoles when the 2011 season starts up in September.

Warchant.com breaks down the top five things for fans to look for at this year's spring game:

In case you missed it: No. 5 - the competition among the young WRs | No. 4 - Looking for Linebackers | No. 3 - The battle for the No. 2 spot at QB

2. Depleted O-line vs. a dominating and deep defensive front seven

The biggest concern for Jimbo Fisher and his staff heading into the spring game is undoubtedly the health of offensive line, which threatens to jeopardize the competitive balance of the entire contest.

As things stand now, three returning starters are out with injuries up front, including both senior tackles, Andrew Datko and Zebrie Sanders.

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