Saturday, February 17, 2018
Colleges

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 POSHT/WTSCHOOL
Roberto AguayoK6-0/183Groveland South Lake
Marvin BracyWR5-10/162Orlando Boone
Chris CasherDE6-4/225Mobile (Ala.) Davidson
Mario EdwardsDE6-4/275Denton (Texas) Ryan
Ukeme EligweLB6-3/210Stone Mountain (Ga.)
Dante Fowler Jr.DE6-3/232Lakewood
Christo KourtzidisTE6-4/230Orange (Calif.) Lutheran
Ricardo LouisATH6-2/200Miami Beach Senior
Sean MaguireQB6-3/200W. Orange (N.J.) Seton Hall
Justin ShanksDT6-3/306Pratville (Ala.)
Dalvon StuckeyDT6-4/305DeFuniak Springs Walton
P.J. WilliamsDB6-1/175Ocala Vanguard
Jameis WinstonQB6-4/200Hueytown (Ala)

Early enrollees (3)

Cason BeattyK6-3/215Charlotte (N.C.) Olympic
Daniel GlauserOL6-6/320New Mexico Military Institute
Mario PenderRB6-0/185Cape 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

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