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EMMETT RICE

#56

Player profile

position
Linebacker
height
6'2"
weight
213
year
Sophomore
hometown
Miami Gardens, Fla.
high school
Norland

2016:

True freshman linebacker played in the final 12 games…tallied 12 tackles, including a career-high five versus Boston College…recovered a fumble against Charleston Southern and also added two tackles…standout special teams player…made two solo tackles against USF.

PERSONAL:

Athletic linebacker prospect with great length who possesses the athleticism and versatility to make plays at the line of scrimmage and sideline to sideline…collected 2015 All-USA Florida Second Team honors and 6A All-State Third Team accolades…product of powerhouse Norland High, the same school as former Seminole cornerback and first round pick Xavier Rhodes…recorded 94 tackles including 18 sacks as a junior in 2014…ranked the No. 4 prospect in the Miami Herald Class of 2016 Top 50…tabbed a four-star prospect by Rivals and ESPN and a three-star recruit by Scout and 247Sports…rated the No. 15 outside linebacker prospect in the nation and No. 27 player in Florida by Rivals…tabbed the No. 20 player at his positon and 63rd-best player in the state by ESPN…ranked the No. 26 OLB and No. 53 prospect in Florida by 247Sports…similar in build to former Florida State All-American and NFL star linebacker Telvin Smith…chose FSU over Alabama, Florida and Louisville…born on September 3, 1997…majoring in media and communications.