Let’s hit the re-play button back to August 2017 for the Florida State Seminoles, who entered the season ranked by Athlon as No. 3 in the country (ahead of No. 7 Clemson).

Here’s what Athlon said about the Seminoles and starting quarterback Deondre Francois: Despite a somewhat disappointing 10-3 campaign in 2016, the Seminoles will begin the season with sky-high aspirations. They bring back nearly everyone from a defense that ranked in the Top 25 nationally, as well as talented quarterback and some dynamic skill players.

If the offensive line can jell in time for the season-opening clash with Alabama in Atlanta, the Seminoles could be legitimate national championship contender The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.