Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Colleges

College football recruiting: Florida State Seminoles commitments

Florida State

KEY LOSSES: DB Jalen Ramsey, K Roberto Aguayo, LB Reggie Northrup, DB Lamarcus Brutus, LB Terrance Smith, DB Tyler Hunter, P Cason Beatty

ORAL COMMITMENTS (11)

PlayerPos. Ht./Wt. School
Mike ArnoldOT6-6/320New Berlin (N.Y.) Milford
Josh BallOT6-7/300Fredericksburg (Va.) Stafford
Jamel CookATH6-4/185Miami Central
Baveon JohnsonOL6-3/320Lakeland Lake Gibson
Keion JoynerLB6-3/200Havelock (N.C.)
Kyle MeyersDB6-0/170New Orleans Holy Cross
Amir RasulRB5-10/190Coral Gables
Emmett RiceLB6-3/195Miami Norland
Levonta TaylorDB5-11/180Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes
Logan TylerK6-0/195Nixa (Mo.)
Naseir UpshurTE6-2/235Philadelphia Imhotep Institute
EARLY ENROLLEES (7)
Ricky AguayoK6-0/175Bradenton IMG Academy
Walvenski AimeDT6-5/295Fort Scott (Kan.) C.C.
Andrew BoselliOL6-4/290Jacksonville Episcopal
Josh BrownLB6-3/215Charlotte (N.C.) Mallard Creek
Malik HenryQB6-3/185Long Beach (Calif.) Poly
Janarius RobinsonDE6-6/253Panama City Bay
Cedric WoodDT6-4/285Tallahassee Godby

HOT PROSPECTS: The Seminoles are on track for a ninth consecutive top-10 recruiting class with commitments from nine of Rivals' top 250 prospects (only LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia have more). Taylor — the nation's top-rated cornerback — is the only five-star commit. Early enrollee Aguayo will likely replace his brother Roberto as the starting kicker. Dual-threat QB Henry is a top-50 talent, expected to contend for the starting job by 2017. Cook is the cousin of FSU star Dalvin Cook and the latest member of a Miami Central pipeline that includes Devonta Freeman and Da'Vante Phillips.

Matt Baker, Times staff writer

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