NoleNation links: Edwards' mentoring role

David Hale writes: Seeking a mentor to replace the departed Terrell Buckley, Florida State says it took extra steps with the NCAA before hiring former Seminoles cornerback Mario Edwards Sr. to a player-development position -- during the same offseason that his son, a prized recruit, had signed with FSU.

Corey Dowlar writes:Insider 2014 receiver Morel Stephens isn’t rushing his recruiting process despite several big offers, including one from Florida State.

Hale:Insider Linebacker Christian Jones is today’s subject of NoleNation’s Carrying the Spear series of 50 players who can make an impact this season.