Bailey Hockman quotes:
“I like to say I’m the frontrunner, but you don’t know,” Hockman said before FSU preseason practice at IMG Academy on Monday.
“You have no idea. but we’re just going out there and doing our best.”
Quotes from James Blackman, last year's starter:
“I feel like I’m doing great. I feel like all of us are doing great,” Blackman said. “… I feel like everybody’s doing great.”
Head coach Willie Taggart on 2016's starter Deondre Francois:
“He’s fit right in like the rest of the guys. Just going out there and competing with the guys, making plays,” Taggart said.
“Hasn’t had any issues with his knee. It’s been good watching him go out and compete.”