DEs Werner, Carradine are on the rise

Updated: September 28, 2012, 5:03 PM ET
By Kevin Weidl

Florida State is making a case as a BCS title contender early this season, and a pair of fast-rising defensive end prospects are a big part of the Seminoles' early success.

Despite the loss of Brandon Jenkins -- who entered the season with a late-first round grade -- Florida State is still among the top 20 nationally with 13 total sacks, thanks in large part to the impressive showings by the two players I'll break down below.

Here's how they've done it.