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2012 Florida State Seminoles football recruiting update

Florida State

Key losses: LB Nigel Bradham, OT Andrew Datko, CB Mike Harris, RB Ty Jones, S Terrance Parks, P Shawn Powell, WR Bert Reed, OT Zebrie Sanders, OL David Spurlock, RB Jermaine Thomas

Oral commitments (13)

PLAYER POS HT/WT SCHOOL
Roberto Aguayo K 6-0/183 Groveland South Lake
Marvin Bracy WR 5-10/162 Orlando Boone
Chris Casher DE 6-4/225 Mobile (Ala.) Davidson
Mario Edwards DE 6-4/275 Denton (Texas) Ryan
Ukeme Eligwe LB 6-3/210 Stone Mountain (Ga.)
Dante Fowler Jr. DE 6-3/232 Lakewood
Christo Kourtzidis TE 6-4/230 Orange (Calif.) Lutheran
Ricardo Louis ATH 6-2/200 Miami Beach Senior
Sean Maguire QB 6-3/200 W. Orange (N.J.) Seton Hall
Justin Shanks DT 6-3/306 Pratville (Ala.)
Dalvon Stuckey DT 6-4/305 DeFuniak Springs Walton
P.J. Williams DB 6-1/175 Ocala Vanguard
Jameis Winston QB 6-4/200 Hueytown (Ala)

Early enrollees (3)

Cason Beatty K 6-3/215 Charlotte (N.C.) Olympic
Daniel Glauser OL 6-6/320 New Mexico Military Institute
Mario Pender RB 6-0/185 Cape Coral Island Coast

Hot prospects: Depending on who you believe, this class is ranked between third and seventh nationally. But Edwards, whose father played at FSU, has softened on the Seminoles in recent weeks. And Winston is a top-notch baseball player — maybe a first-round pick. Quarterback is a need with EJ Manuel entering his senior season, and that was addressed with Winston and Maguire. On defense, six of the seven commitments received four or five stars from Rivals.com.

Rodney Page, Times staff writer

2012 Florida State Seminoles football recruiting update 01/21/12 [Last modified: Saturday, January 21, 2012 9:10pm]
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