NoleNation links: Thompson's recovery

David Hale writes: Florida State running back Chris Thompson knows he needs to put last year's spinal injury in his rear-view mirror -- but he's not afraid to watch the tape for a little motivation.

Corey Dowlar writesInsider: FSU offensive-line commit Ira Denson wasn’t always a big name, but earned his place among high-profile recruits with some strong summer-camp performances.

HaleInsider: DL Giorgio Newberry, whose spring showed he made progress during a redshirt season, is today’s profile in NoleNation’s Carrying the Spear series of 50 potential impact players.