College football recruiting: Florida State Seminoles commitments

Ricky Aguayo, brother of Roberto, commits to FSU.   (Orlando Sentinel photo by Chris Hays)
Ricky Aguayo, brother of Roberto, commits to FSU. (Orlando Sentinel photo by Chris Hays)
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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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