Jimbo Fisher pleased with all phases during Florida State's second scrimmage – Tallahassee.com
Highlights from FSU’s practice on Aug. 22. Wayne McGahee III/Democrat
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The second scrimmage of fall camp is usually the one where Jimbo Fisher is the angriest.
That wasn’t the case this year.
After reviewing the tape of Sunday’s scrimmage, Fisher raved about the performance of the 2017 Seminoles.
“Very pleased with the scrimmage,” Fisher said.
“One side made plays and the other side had good plays made. Very efficient. You always worry about getting penalties, misalignments, communication, getting subs in and out.
“A lot of things operationally that I thought was very sharp. Much sharper than the first. Not that the first was really that bad, but it was one of the better ones that we’ve had.”
The praise went all around as Fisher had great things to say about both the offense and the defense during the scrimmage.
He was also pleased with how competitive the game was.
“I thought the offense was very efficient in the game,” Fisher said.
“Made some plays. Guys made some big time plays on in situations that were just great plays, which I was happy with. It wasn’t bad plays on defense. The defense made their plays too. They made plays in their areas.
“It was very competitive back and forth. Some explosive plays, but I was glad to see that the explosive plays came when other guys did things right. Guys just made plays, which I though was really encouraging.”
Fisher was excited about the big plays, but it was the little things that FSU wide receiver Auden Tate noticed with the receivers.
“I think we performed very well,” Tate said.
“Whenever a ball was thrown our