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Come for the Florida State football and recruiting news, stay for the nonsense. The Noles247 Podcast offers honest analysis from Brendan Sonnone, Chris Nee, and Josh Newberg.

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    Wake Forest preview, looking for a bounceback

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 55:26

    Florida State is looking to avoid its first 0-3 starts since 1976 as it enters ACC play this weekend against Wake Forest. Nee and Sonnone preview Saturday's important game while going over takeaways from the week. Plus a little Buy or Sonnone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Rock bottom again for Florida State, now what?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 58:26

    Florida State's shocking loss to Jacksonville State fans has left ‘Note fans with more questions than answers. We're back On The Bench today to help make sense of things and prepare fans for this weekend's matchup against Wake Forest. We take a look back at a few questionable calls from Saturday, go over the recruiting impact from FSU's loss and discuss the departure of offensive lineman Dontae Lucas. Another action packed edition of On The Bench!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Instant Reaction: We just witnessed the worst loss in Florida State history

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 16:21

    Florida State lost 20-17 to Jacksonville State on Saturday evening at Doak S. Campbell Stadium. The Seminoles lost on a 59-yard touchdown pass from JSU quarterback Zerrick Cooper to Damond Philyaw-Johnson as time expired.  The loss shocked everyone watching, now it's time for the guys On The Bench to make sense of it all....if that's even possible. You can subscribe to On The Bench on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. As always, five-star reviews and comments on Apple Podcasts are appreciated! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What we learned from Notre Dame, Jax State preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 54:32

    We put the finishing touches on review FSU's encouraging showing against Notre Dame to start the season, revisiting some key play-calling decisions and the way quarterbacks Jordan Travis and McKenzie Milton were utilized during the game. Where does FSU go at QB from here? Plus we do a quick preview on FSU vs. Jacksonville State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Instant Reaction: 'Noles fall to Notre Dame, but show promise

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 35:07

    Florida State went toe-to-toe against the No. 9 team in the country Notre Dame, eventually losing on a game-winning field goal in overtime. The guys on Noles247 are On The Bench to break it all down. We discuss the recruiting implications to this game and deep dive into the decision to start Jordan Travis over McKenzie Milton. You don't want to miss this Instant Reaction podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    FSU-Notre Dame preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 56:47

    Florida State hosts N0. 9 Notre Dame on Sunday evening. What should you expect from the Seminoles? Chris Nee and Brendan Sonnone sit down to share their final thoughts from preseason camp and how that will translate over to the season opener against Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish have the edge on paper, but we look at a few ways in which the ‘Noles can find an advantage. Predictions, matchups to watch and much more are coming up in this episode of OTB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Skinner, Coleman, Armella coming to town for big visit weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 21:34

    There will be a ton of talented recruits on campus at Florida State this weekend. The 'Noles take on Notre Dame to open the season and the FSU staff has some of the top prosepcts in America coming to the game. Josh Newberg and Zach Blostein of Noles247 break down the official and unofficail visitors that will be in Tallahassee this weekend for the home opener. Could FSU come out of this game with a few new commitments? It's possible. Zach and Josh give you the latest scoop on this edition of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Monday Mailbag!!! 8/30

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 67:15

    Today, we take questions from the members of Noles247 in our Monday Mailbag! This special edition podcast covers all the angles as we enter game week between FSU and Notre Dame. FSU's 2021 season is about to kickoff and today we answer all your questions on who's winning key position battles, how FSU matches up this season and our overall predictions on the season. Tune in for another action packed On The Bench! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Florida State Draft 'Alliance'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 43:40

    This is a special episode of On The Bench. It's Chris vs. Brendan in our second annual Noles247 FSU Team 2021 Draft. Last year Chris destroyed Brendan, but this year Brendan is back to avenge his poor draft from last year. We also cover some news, there have been two players that have left the team during the last month. Plus we give our thoughts on the 'alliance' between the P12/B10/ACC. Tune in for another action packed edition of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Intel on Florida State's second scrimmage of fall camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 52:08


    The Florida State football team scrimmaged on Sunday and even though the practice was closed to the media, the guys at Noles247 have all the scoop!! Tune in to our newest podcast to hear about who stood out, who struggled and who's winning key position battles as we pass the halfway point of preseason practice. Also, get the latest recuriting update on Travis Hunter and other FSU commitments that were in actoin over the weekend. Another action-packed show heading your way!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    FSU practice updates, recruiting updates, vaccine threshold updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 28:32

    Today was Florida State's 14th practice of the preseason. Mike Norvell and his staff are getting the team ready for the 2021 season. As we pass the midway point of fall camp, the guys at Noles247 talk about some of the most heated position battlest, where the strength of the team lies and we update the latest on the recruiting front. The Seminoles will hold their second scrimmage of the preseason on Sunday. We give a preview of what we're looking to learn from the 'Noles second scrimmage. Tune in to another info-packed edition of On The Bench! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    We're here to address the rumors!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 40:55

    Florida State completed their tenth practice of the preseason on Wednesday. The Seminoles have several key position battles taking place and today we're here to discuss them. Tune in to the latest episode of On The Bench for the latest on the rumors coming out of FSU's fall camp, insider intel from the first scrimmage, and a few recruiting updates. Another action packed episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    FSU wraps in Jax, McKenzie Milton sits out first day in pads

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 17:13

    Florida State is heading home to Tallahassee after two days of preseason camp in Jacksonville, Fla. Mike Norvell had his team in full pads today for the first time during the preseason. We break down all the action with Chris Nee of Noles247 as he walks off the practice field on Friday. Chris fills us in on the latest position battles and what is up with McKenzie Milton sitting out today. Cause for concern? Tune into the latest episode of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Travis Jay, Keir Thomas lead as defense dominates day 4 of practice

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 13:15

    The Florida State football team got a day off on Tuesday, but they were back on the practice field today. Mike Norvell and his staff had the teams in shells for the final time before the pads go on. Noles247 was out at practice and breaks down the dominating performance by the defense. We also catch everyone up on the latest injuries. Another action packed episode of On The Bench! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    QB battle brewing between Jordan Travis & McKenzie Milton, Brendan's viral tweet

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 15:36

    Today was Florida State's third practice of the preseason and the guys from Noles247 were there to watch. We get updates from the field, along with who stood out today and the latest injury news. We give the latest on the QB battle between Jordan Travis and newcomer McKenzie Milton. Find out where things stand after three practices. Tune in to the latest edition of On The Bench! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Remembering the legend Bobby Bowden and updates from 2 days of preseason camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 23:15

    The Florida State football team took to the field today, just hours after the passing of legendary head football coach Bobby Bowden. On today's podcast we'll talk about coach Bowden, what he meant to FSU, college football and the many lives he impacted. We'll also get into all the inside intel from FSU fall camp. We're two days in and there's a lot to discuss on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Tune in for another episode of On The Bench! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Path to Six Wins

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 59:23

    Florida State gets fall camp going on Saturday, setting the stage for Year 2 -- and coming off the first normal offseason -- of the Norvell Era. The Seminoles capitalized on in-person visits opening back up, stringing together enough commitments from big-time recruits to enter camp with a Top 10 class. To keep that momentum going, however, FSU will have to produce on the field against one of the toughest schedules in the country. Bud Elliott, a 247Sports national analyst and the co-host of the Nolecast, joins Chris Nee and Brendan Sonnone on this episode of On The Bench to explain why a 6-win season is crucial for FSU...and how the Seminoles can go about doubling their win total from a year ago. Plus we get into some of the (now shot-down) conference expansion rumors and FSU's response . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Texas OT commits to FSU, summer recruiting panel

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 70:40

    Florida State stays hot on the recruiting trail, landing four-star OL Jaylen Early out of Duncanville, Texas. We break down what the commitment means and what's next at offensive line for FSU in 2022. This week we also host a panel of guests to wrap up the summer recruiting season. Chris Nee starts it off, then we're joined by 247Sports National Director of Recruiting Steve Wiltfong, CEO of Elite Scouting Services Charles Fishbein and InsideTheU publisher David Lake. Get ready for another fun and informative episode of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    FSU lands a pair of trench monsters on Seminole Showcase weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 59:50

    It's been another busy weekend of recruiting as Florida State landed two trench commitments and they wrapped up their final camp of the summer. Seminole Showcase was a success. The Seminoles hosted about 30-40 of their top targets from the 2022, 2023 and 2024 classes. We break down all the action, we'll tell you what these commitments mean for FSU's recruiting class and what's next. Sonnone and Newberg also talk a little conference realignment and their thoughts on all the rumors. Tune in to the latest episode of On The Bench! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    One more big summer recruiting event, commits on the horizon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 32:57

    Today we sit down to preview FSU's big end of summer recruiting event. The staff has been working hard to get several top targets in town. We detail how the weekend will shape up and who will be on campus. Also, get the latest on FSU's offensive line board, the No. 1 JUCO CB is set to visit, conference realignment news and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Greetings from Charlotte, and a QB commit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 44:27

    Nee and Sonnone were in Charlotte to cover the ACC Kickoff, so we decided to do an impromptu podcast on what we learned about Florida State from the media event. There's some encouraging news about McKenzie Milton, cool anecdotes about Jordan Travis and Jermaine Johnson, plus we evaluate new QB commit Chris Parson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Monday Mailbag!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 87:05

    The guys are back On The Bench and today we are taking questions from the members of Noles247. It's MAILBAG time!!! Members submitted dozens of questions, ranging from roster talk to recruiting and everything in between. Another action packed podcast this week! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    FSU adds another from the portal, key off-field hire & recruiting updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 25:53

    Florida State added a key transfer this week at the defensive end position in Marcus Cushnie. The guys discuss what his impact will mean for the program this season. On today's show we also break down FSU's latest off-field hire of Kenyatta Watson and how he'll boost FSU recruiting. We also update a few of FSU's important 2022 prospects that may be close to making a decision. Tune in for the latest FSU football & recruiting news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Impact of NIL in week 1, commitment dates set, we're back from vacation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 68:01

    The boys are back On The Bench this week to talk about some of the FSU players taking advantage of the new NIL rules. We discuss some of the business players are doing whether it's NFT's, merchandise or creating their own content. There's also a lot going on in recruiting. Some of FSU's top targets are ready to make a decision. We discuss the newest commitment dates that have been set and what it means for FSU. Finally, we spend some time talking about the FSU team as they are less than a month away from fall camp. Get your injury updates and inside scoop on what we're hearing this offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A memorable and pivotal month of June, and real momentum

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 53:38

    Florida State enters the dead period as the No. 3 ranked team in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Is this real, sustainable momentum?  The gang at On The Bench goes over the hectic month, what we learned about this staff's recruiting chops, and where FSU's class can go from here in the latest episode. Plus, a little NIL talk, the correct pronunciation of Lafayette (Newberg was right?!?), and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Top 5 Class, Tension and Tight End Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 47:57

    Florida State ended a hectic month of June in style, landing four public commitments from the final weekend of official visitors in the final weekend before the Dead Period begins. Are more pledges on the way? What went right for FSU, which currently has a Top 5 recruiting class, this month? Does Sonnone have a punchable face? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Emergency OTB: ALL THE COMMITS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2021 24:26

    Florida State is enjoying a productive start to a major weekend of official visitors. The Seminoles have landed three commitments in the past two days, adding four-star defensive end Trevion Williams, four-star offensive lineman Qae'shon Sapp, and three-star offensive lineman Kanaya Charlton to a 2022 class that is ranked well within the Top 10. On The Bench goes with an emergency pod -- with Chris Nee and Zach Blostein waiting right outside the actual bench -- to recap all the action so far. Plus, the first ever Buy or Sonnone on an emergency OTB. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Two commits and OVs coming up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 40:57

    It's been a solid few days for Florida State on the recruiting trail, with the Seminoles picking up a commitment from linebacker Omar Graham Jr. on Sunday and Vandrevius Jacobs on Monday. And with a couple of official visits ongoing and nine more coming up on Friday, FSU is remaining active on the recruiting trail. We have all the updates and intel...plus, a little Buy or Sonnone action to end this episode of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    MAILBAG!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 45:49

    Florida State has managed to get nearly every top prospect on its 2022 recruiting board to visit campus this month. Josh Newberg goes over the significance of this development for the Seminoles and details the way FSU recruiting is operating in general during a busy June in this episode of On The Bench. Plus, Berg and Brendan Sonnone field questions from the listener Mailbag(!).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Officials, camps, and offers, oh my

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 52:42

    On The Bench returns to catch you up on a hectic few days of recruiting for Florida State.  We recap the weekend of official visits, breakdown a few camps, and go over the offers that went out following camps in a loaded episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Meet former FSU S Pat Watkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 22:38

    Former Florida State safety Pat Watkins is back in Tallahassee, coaching youth football.  The former NFL defender joins On The Bench to go over his career, some top moments while at FSU, and why he's getting into coaching. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Putting the MEGA in Mega Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 56:23

    It's been a busy few days for the On The Bench crew, with a lot of their time being spent on an actual bench covering recruiting visits at Florida State.  Berg, Blostein, Nee, and Sonnone give you the details on FSU's week on the recruiting trail. From unofficial visits, to one official, to an Elite Camp and a Mega Camp, the Noles247 staff has been around to get all the information you could want. Get caught up on OTB. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Happy to be back on the bench

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 53:44

    The crew at Noles247 recaps all the action from Florida State’s Midnight Madness recruiting event in this episode of On The Bench.  Get the scoop and behind-the-scenes look at what happened when the recruiting floodgates opened, plus insight into an important official visit, a delayed enrollment, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Midnight Madness is nearly upon us

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 36:55

    On-campus recruiting is back on, and Florida State isn't wasting a minute. The Seminoles host nearly two-dozen priority recruits on June 1, the first day the NCAA’s dead period is lifted after more than a year. More specifically, FSU is playing host to those recruits at 12:01 a.m. Noles247 has the most extensive coverage of FSU recruiting, and we go over how the Midnight Madness event came to be and what to expect after midnight on this episode of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buy or Sonnone with Josh Pate, and the final AMA

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 90:25

    247Sports' Josh Pate is bullish on FSU's recruiting and overall trajectory under Mike Norvell. The host of Late Kick explains what he likes about the direction of FSU's program in this episode of On The Bench. Plus, Nee interviews Sonnone in the final edition of our Ask Me Anything series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ask Nee Anything

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 43:57

    Chris Nee, the hardest-working man in the industry, is on the hot seat (as opposed to on the bench) in this episode of OTB. Nee takes listener questions on Florida State athletics, his career, co-workers, and balancing his profession with his personal life as we continue our Ask Me Anything series. You asked, and Nee answered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On The Bench: Ask Zach Anything

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 32:01

    The latest episode of On The Bench features a special Ask Me Anything segment with Zach Blostein. The questions are mainly recruiting related and gives some good insight into the young recruiting guru of Noles247. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    #CainMaddenToTally and Ask Newberg Anything

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 44:36

    The latest episode of On The Bench features the latest on Florida State’s pursuit of OL target Cain Madden and an Ask Me Anything segment with Josh Newberg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    An OL in the portal, walk-ons, and internet issues

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 43:05

    A coveted offensive lineman is in the transfer portal, and Florida State is in pursuit. Cain Madden, a three-year starter for Marshall, entered the portal on Thursday and is already hearing from FSU. On The Bench has the scoop on Madden’s recruitment, which you can hear in this episode. Plus we go over a recent interview with AJ Duffy, play a few games, and then cut things short due to spotty internet connection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A game of chicken, OL addition, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 46:03

    On The Bench is back to recap a busy week for Florida State. We find out about Newberg’s days as an FSU soccer hooligan, go over the latest on Nicco Marchiol’s recruitment, recap a trip to Lee County and play some Buy or Sonnone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    OTB: 'Noles add an offensive line commitment & the portal is heating up

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 49:37

    On this episode of OTB we're going in-depth on FSU's first offensive line commitment toward their 2022 class. FSU needs a strong class in the trenches and they're off to a good start. We discuss what the rest of the offensive line board looks like and who the top targets are. There's also been some action in the NCAA Transfer Portal over the past week, the guys recap it. Chris Nee gives updates on all the non-football sports and Zach Blostein chimes in on FSU's youth camps that have been taking place in South Florida. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Draft Recap, LB recruiting, and QB talk

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 32:47

    Florida State had four players selected during the 2021 NFL Draft, and one former blue-chip -- DT Marvin Wilson -- go undrafted. The guys of OTB go over the draft and share some insights on why players went where they went (or didn’t, if that makes sense). Plus we get into the state of linebacker recruiting after Jaron Willis picked Georgia Tech over FSU, and what’s up at quarterback now that the dust has settled following the commitment of AJ Duffy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Emergency OTB: FSU gets its goose

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 17:38

    Florida State received a pleasant surprise on Wednesday evening when four-star quarterback AJ Duffy committed to the Seminoles. And with that, let’s get right down to it...an emergency episode of On The Bench. Not only is the Noles247 crew working overtime to get the emergency pod out, but we’re also dropping insight and intel into how the Duffy pledge went down. Plus, what’s next for QB recruiting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    OTB Mailbag: Duck, Duck or Goose?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 79:21

    We have an all new On The Bench podcast this week. Today we take questions from the members at Noles247 in this Mailbag edition of OTB. We cover a ton of topics, from recruiting to depth chart questions, we answer close to 60 questions submitted by our members. Tune in this week to On The Bench for a quick hitting, but highly informative show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Catching up with Mike Norvell

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 23:37

    Florida State coach Mike Norvell joins us On The Bench to go over exit interviews, his strategy with summer camps, thoughts on the football-only facility, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Schedule news, and facilities updates ft. Seminole Boosters CEO Michael Alford

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 39:24

    Florida State put the finishing touches on its 2024 football schedule on Tuesday, announcing that Memphis and Charleston Southern were being added to an out-of-conference slate that also includes Florida and Notre Dame. We go over the football schedule for the next few years to start off this episode of On The Bench, but that’s just an appetizer for an informative sitdown with Seminole Boosters CEO Michael Alford. In the interview, Alford sheds some light on FSU’s latest athletic projects, his role with NIL, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Commits, decommits, FoF...and Travis Hunter is OTB

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 84:42


    We’ve got a ton to get to in this episode of On The Bench. Florida State’s athletic program has put out some big news in decent days, there have been a pair of commitments and decommitments, and a little Buy or Sonnone (the stakes have never been higher). Oh, and we got a chance to catch up with five-star FSU commitment Travis Hunter. The bellcow of FSU’s 2022 recruiting class opens up about his relationship with Marcus Woodson, his plans to play some receiver for the Seminoles, and his role as a recruiter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Recruits recruiting, recruits on campus, and recruits

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 84:54


    Recruits flocked to Tallahassee for Florida State’s spring game over the weekend. They showed up as fans, but coordinated efforts from commits Nicco Marchiol and Travis Hunter helped create an impactful event from a recruiting perspective. The staff of Noles247 was out in full force covering the recruiting turnout, and we go over all of it on this episode of On The Bench. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Garnet and Gold Game/Spring Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2021 49:12

    Florida State held its annual Garnet and Gold spring game on Saturday and wraps up spring practice on Sunday. The spring game itself was a fun showing of a good back-and-forth between the offense and defense. But the entire spring presents some questions about what this program needs in order to take a step in the right direction in 2021. With that in mind, we go over the good, the bad and the unknown from the spring. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    1 on 1 with Nicco Marchiol

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 21:43


    Quarterback commitment Nicco Marchiol will be at his future home this week as he makes his return to Florida State for Saturday’s spring game.  Marchiol, before heading to Tallahassee on Thursday, caught up with Noles247’s Zach Blostein in a 1 on 1 interview for On The Bench. Marchiol lends insight into his decision to commit to FSU, his close relationship with Mike Norvell and Kenny Dillingham, his recruiting tactics with Travis Hunter to keep beefing up 2022, and some creative plans for his “official visit.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    We shall be On The Bench, together, again

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 44:54

    More than 100 recruits, many of them blue-chip prospects, could be on Florida State’s campus for the spring game on Saturday. Fittingly, the entire crew of Noles247’s On The Bench podcast should be around to cover the game and the recruit reaction that is (unofficially) associated with the event. OTB previews the recruits who should be around this weekend in the latest episode. Plus, we play a little Buy or Sonnone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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