NoleNation links: FSU's recruiting reach

Corey Dowlar writes: FSU is slowly increasing its national recruiting footprint under Jimbo Fisher, going out-of-state for some key contributors such as 2010 recruit Bjoern Werner of Connecticut.

David Hale writes: Quarterback EJ Manuel says he’s focused on the finer points as he tries to improve for his senior season.

Hale writes: OL Josue Matias, who rose through attrition last year and started in the Champs Sports Bowl, is today’s subject in NoleNation’s Carrying the Spear series profiling 50 key contributors this season.