June 21, 1999 - by
Football Begins Spring Practice

March 3, 1998

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida State Seminoles conducted their first
workout of the spring season today. The Seminoles practiced for 18 periods
in shorts, working on the base offense and defense. They also conducted
agility drills in the Moore Athletic Center prior to practice.

“It was a pretty good practice for the first day,” commented assistant
head coach Chuck Amato. “We worked on putting in the base offense and
defense while concentrating on fundamentals.

The Seminoles are forced to find a replacement at quarterback for ACC
Offensive Player of the Year Thad Busby. Junior Dan Kendra worked with the
No. 1 offense today while sophomores Chris Weinke and Marcus Outzen split
time with the No. 2’s.

The biggest concern on defense is at the linebacker position, where the
Seminoles have to replace Daryl Bush and Sam Cowart.

“We are going to look at the outside linebackers at both the weakside and
strongside,” said Amato. “There is alot of teaching going on and the kids
are going to have to learn alot. They have to get to know what they are
doing.”

The Seminoles will continue spring practice tomorrow afternoon at the
practice fields.

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