Healthy Demonte McAllister contributing to Florida State defense

Demonte McAllister has been slowed by various injuries during his career at Florida State, but the defensive tackle is healthy this season and delivering as a run stopper.

McAllister, a junior, has 11 tackles in five games and coach Jimbo Fisher has praised him for his ability to fill gaps and take on blockers, allowing FSU’s linebackers to make plays.

“Of all the front guys, I thought he played as good as anybody,” Fisher said. “I thought he played really well. I’ve been very pleased with his development.”

McAllister had 21 tackles combined the past two seasons.

Jenkins' rehab: The early portion of Brandon Jenkins' rehabilitation after his lisfranc injury is going well, Fisher said. Jenkins suffered a season-ending foot injury in the opener against Murray State and it's too early to know when the senior defensive end will be able to put weight on the foot.

“You can’t do a lot of weight-bearing things in the beginning,” Fisher said. “So it’s more stimulation and treatment. It’s all going great. But there’s not a lot of physical things he can do like a normal injury.”

Injury update: Reserve offensive lineman Trey Pettis suffered a concussion in practice this week and will miss Saturday's game at N.C. State. Also out are defensive tackles Moses McCray (head) and Jacobbi McDaniel (ankle) and Derrick Mitchell (back), offensive lineman Garrett Faircloth (hip), linebacker Markuss Eligwe (hand) and offensive lineman Dan Foose (back).