August 16, 2008

Scrimmage Insider: Ground game is off and running

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Ground game off and running (By Derek Redd, Osceola)

Florida State football coaches weren't ready to say their problems with the running game disappeared after Saturday's scrimmage. Yet, from what they saw from their running backs, they were happy to say they were on the right track.

Four FSU running backs combined for 95 yards on 17 carries in Saturday's official statistics. Offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher said the offense remained a work in progress, but he has seen progress.

"We have been running the football decent in practice and I liked the way we ran the football today," Fisher said. "We've got a long way to go, but we're progressing."

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