Weekly 3: Recapping Florida State news from week on Cook, Maguire, QB commit

 

 

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook had shoulder surgery on Tuesday. He's expected to be healthy for preseason camp.

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook had shoulder surgery on Tuesday. He’s expected to be healthy for preseason camp.

Three of the biggest stories from Florida State this week.

DALVIN COOK UNDERGOES SHOULDER SURGERY; SHOULD BE READY FOR CAMP

Jimbo Fisher announced Wednesday that running back Dalvin Cook had shoulder surgery the previous day but said the Seminoles’ Heisman Trophy candidate is expected to be fully healthy for the start of preseason camp.

“We cleaned up a little stuff in the back of his shoulder,” Fisher said. “He’ll be ready in a couple months. He’ll be ready to go in July.”

Fisher said it’s the same shoulder Cook injured after enrolling early in 2014. Cook missed spring practice that season after suffering a torn labrum in the weight room.

The surgery meant Jacques Patrick and Ryan Green would take most of the snaps at tailback for the Seminoles’ spring game Saturday at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando.

Cook set a school record with 1,691 yards last season despite battling nagging injuries for most of the year, the most serious to his hamstring and ankle. Cook missed almost two full games because of the injuries. He was fully healthy for just two games the entire season.

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SEAN MAGUIRE PARTICIPATING IN ABOUT 70 PERCENT OF CONDITIONING DRILLS

Quarterback Sean Maguire has watched his understudies perform during spring practice as he recovers from surgery to repair a broken bone in his left ankle. Though Maguire has not been competing with Deondre Francois, J.J. Cosentino and Malik Henry he has been involved in everything else the quarterbacks have been doing.

“Extremely involved,” Fisher said. “All of our meetings, all of our talkings, everything. He’s been extremely involved.”

Fisher said Maguire is “60, 70 percent with the conditioning” drills and putting weight on his ankle. He said “hopefully” he’s be full speed by June.

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FSU LANDS COMMITMENT FROM FOUR-STAR QUARTERBACK

Florida State received its eighth commitment for the 2017 class, and first QB, when Bailey Hockman from Power Springs, Ga., made his announcement Sunday on Twitter.

The 6-2, 192-pound Hockman is a four-star prospect who once was committed to Georgia before backing off in December. Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina were among the several school he was considering. He also recently took an unofficial visit to Auburn.

Hockman is the No. 7 pro-style QB in the country, according to 247Sports composite rankings. He was at Florida State on an unofficial visit on March 26, his third visit to the campus and second in a month.

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