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2013 Florida State Seminoles signing day outlook

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Key losses: DE Tank Carradine, DT Everett Dawkins, PK Dustin Hopkins, QB EJ Manuel, LB Nick Moody, FB Lonnie Pryor, WR Rodney Smith, RT Menelik Watson, DE Bjoern Werner, LB Vince Williams.

Oral commitments (16)

Davin Bellamy, DE, 6-5/240, Chamblee (Ga.)

Ira Denson, OL, 6-4/317, Madison County

John Franklin, QB, 6-1/171, South Plantation

Austin Golson, OL, 6-6/284, Prattville (Ala.)

Ryan Green, RB, 5-10/187, St. Petersburg Catholic

Ryan Hoefeld, OL, 6-3/265, New Orleans Brother Martin

Desmond Hollin, DE, 6-4/265, ASA Junior College

Ro'Derrick Hoskins, LB, 6-3/215, Orlando Evans

Michael Johnson, DB, 5-9/153, Miami Booker T. Washington

Isaiah Jones, WR, 6-4/194, Milton

Jeremy Kerr, TE, 6-6/254, St. Petersburg

E.J. Levenberry, LB, 6-3/226, C.D. Hylton (Va.)

Tyrell Lyons, LB, 6-2/220, Jacksonville First Coast

Marquez White, DB, 6-1/180, Northview (Ala.)

Levonte Whitfield, WR, 5-9/176, Orlando Jones

Jesus Wilson, ATH, 5-9/165, Miami Columbus

Early enrollees (2)

Freddie Stevenson, LB, 6-1/220, Bartow

DeMarcus Walker, DE, 6-4/280, Jacksonville Sandalwood

Hot prospects: This class so far is considered average, perhaps because coach Jimbo Fisher has lost six assistants from last season's staff. The Seminoles have not lured any five-star recruits. Miami Washington five-star WR Matthew Thomas is said to be deciding between Alabama and FSU. The other five-star recruits listed by rivals.com have either orally committed to another school or do not have FSU listed as a choice. The hope for Fisher is to get some top recruits to flip, as St. Petersburg TE Jeremy Kerr did after first committing to Miami.

Rodney Page, Times staff writer

2013 Florida State Seminoles signing day outlook 01/26/13 [Last modified: Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:59pm]
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