TALLAHASSEE, Fla. What Jimbo Fisher and his staff have done is recruit well and build depth. Florida State is simply loaded at defensive back, even without Greg Reid.
Reid could have been part of one of the nations top defenses, but the senior cornerback was dismissed by Florida State last week because of his multiple off-field problems.
Four years ago, losing a player like Reid would have been difficult for the Seminoles to overcome. But now Fisher feels they have plenty of options to take over Reids spot.
FSU opened up its preseason camp on Monday afternoon, and Fisher quickly named six potential cornerbacks to take Reids spot.
Thats why we recruit secondary guys like we do, Fisher said. You have plenty of options.
Fisher said that Nick Waisome, for the moment, has the No. 1 job (Xavier Rhodes has the other starting corner job). Waisome arrived at FSU as a heralded prospect, the No. 8 corner by Scout.com in the 2011 class.
Waisome is 5-foot-10, about two inches taller than ...