NoleNation links: Stats favor FSU's D

David Hale writes: Statistics seem to undermine the belief that a defense returning most of its starters is sure to improve. NoleNation digs deeper and finds a trend that could favor Florida State, which returns nine starters on D this season.

Hale:Insider OL Daniel Glauser, FSU’s insurance policy at left tackle this season, is today’s subject of NoleNation’s Carrying the Spear series of player profiles.