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Updated: Wednesday, February 3rd – 5:10 p.m.
|Signed Time||Name||Ht, Wt, Position||Hometown (High School)|
|4:36 pm||Christian Green||6-2, 200, WR||Tampa, FL (Tampa Catholic)|
|4:29 pm||Nigel Terrell||6-2, 215, LB||Pelham, AL (Pelham)|
|1:13 pm||Christian Jones||6-3, 225, LB||Winter Park, FL (Lake Howell)|
|1:03 pm||Telvin Smith||6-3, 205, LB||Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)|
|12:46 pm||Tank Sessions||6-5, 230, TE||Decatur, GA (Columbia)|
|12:16 pm||Bjoern Werner||6-4, 264, DE||Salisbury, CT (Salisbury School)|
|11:58 am||Kenny Shaw||6-0, 160, WR||Orlando, FL (Dr. Phillips)|
|11:19 am||Mike Harris||6-0, 185, CB||Miami, FL (EL Camino CC/South Miami)|
|11:19 am||Damien Jacobs||6-3, 294, DT||Houma, LA (H.L Bourgeois)|
|11:19 am||Lamarcus Joyner||5-8, 175, CB||Ft. Lauderdale, FL (St. Thomas Aquinas)|
|10:49am||Darious Cummings||6-3, 267, DL||Titusville, FL (Astronaut)|
|10:41am||Cameron Erving||6-5, 290, DT||Moultrie, GA (Colquitt County)|
|9:56am||Terrence Brooks||5-10, 180, CB||Dunnellon, FL (Dunnellon)|
|9:56am||Holmes Onwukaife||6-3, 230, LB||Cedar Park, TX (Cedar Park)|
|9:41am||De’Joshua Johnson||5-11, 150, WR||Pahokee, FL (Pahokee)|
|9:25am||Will Tye||6-3, 230, TE||Salisbury, CT (Salisbury School)|
|8:55am||Greg Dent||6-0, 190, WR||Belle Glade, FL (Glades Central)|
|8:38am||Dan Foose||6-6, 295, OL||Paramus, NJ (Paramus Catholic)|
|7:32am||Chad Abram||6-0, 190, S||Lakeland, FL (Kathleen)|
|7:09am||Jarred Haggins||6-0, 185, WR||Lakeland, FL (Lakeland)|
|*||Jeff Luc||6-1, 230, LB||Port St. Lucie, FL (Treasure Coast)|
||6-3, 295, DT||Thomasville, GA (Itawamba CC, Thomas County)|
||6-0, 235, RB||Thomasville, GA (Itawamba CC, Thomas County)|
||6-2, 175, QB||Tallahassee, FL (North Florida Christian)|
* – Enrolled in January
6-2, 200, WR
Tampa, FL (Tampa Catholic)
Bio: Athletic run-pass quarterback who projects as a wide receiver at the FBS level…related to former FSU standout receiver E.G. Green…tremendous athlete and leader who directed Tampa Catholic to the 2B state championship game as a senior and the third round of the playoffs as a junior…boasts a five-star rating from Scout.com, which also lists him as the No. 5 receiving prospect nationally…holds four-star rating from Rivals and is the No. 7 “athlete” nationally, the No. 9 prospect in Florida and No. 61 nationally…SuperPrep Florida 115 has him as its No. 1 player in the state…participated in the US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Tex…checked in at No. 65 of Sporting News’ 2010 Top 100 list…passed for 777 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, while adding more than 500 rushing yards…also managed four receptions for 124 yards…a SuperPrep All-America 290 choice as the No. 3 receiver nationally…Times-Union rates Green as the No. 1 “athlete” among its Florida Super 75…ranked No. 17 in Bill Buchalter’s Florida 100 as an “athlete”…coveted by many schools, Green ultimately selected FSU over Georgia with Florida third in his pecking order.
6-2, 215, LB
Pelham, AL (Pelham)
Bio: Speed and athleticism are the strongest traits of the Alabama native…accorded a three-star ranking by both Rivals and Scout.com…Rivals rates him the No. 65 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 26 prospect in Alabama…checks in as No. 46 outside linebacker prospect nationally by Scout…moved from safety to linebacker as a junior in ’08 and responded with 101 tackles, including 65 solo stops, 14 tackles for loss, three sacks and an interception…selected as a member of the Birmingham News Senior Pre-Season Second Dozen…has been time at 4.46 in 40 and boasts a 345 lb. bench max to go along with a 37-inch vertical leap…stuck with verbal commitment to FSU made in August, despite a strong push from Colorado and Ole Miss.
6-3, 225, LB
Winter Park, FL (Lake Howell)
Bio: Widely regarded as one of the nation’s most elite athletes not only at outside linebacker, but across the board…an FSU legacy player who father Willie Jones Sr. starred for the `Noles at defensive end, a position also played by his brother Willie Jones Jr…carries a five-star rating by Rivals…Rivals ranks the Lake Howell star as the No. 2 outside linebacker in the country, the No. 2 prospect in Florida and the 20th-best player nationally…Scout.com lists him as a four-star prospect and the No. 5 rated outside linebacker in the country…SuperPrep All-America 290 has him listed as the No. 2 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 2 player in the state, bestowing the honor of SuperPrep Dixie Defensive Player of the Year…checks in at No. 20 on Sporting News’ Top 100 list of players nationally…an impressive physical specimen with above average speed and quickness, Jones was extremely productive…as a senior rolled up 126 tackles, including 12 for losses and four sacks…had 160 stops as a junior and finished three-year Lake Howell career with 326 tackles…No. 1 outside linebacker on Florida Super 75 by the Times-Union…rated No. 7 player overall on Bill Buchalter’s Florida 100 and No. 2 linebacker behind soon-to-be-teammate Jeff Luc…participated in the Under Armour All-Star Game…selected FSU over Alabama, Florida, Notre Dame, Oklahoma and Tennessee, but also had offers from LSU, USC, Miami and Michigan.
6-3, 205, LB
Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
Bio: Play-making outside linebacker has great range, instincts and athleticism…cousin of rising sophomore cornerback Greg Reid, who signed out of Lowndes County with `Noles in ’09 along with safety Gerald Demps…carries a four-star ranking from Rivals and a three-star ranking from Scout…Rivals rates Smith as the No. 18 outside linebacker prospect in the country and No. 22 prospect overall in Georgia…participated in the GACA North/South All-Star Classic…registered 84 tackles, 25 assists and two interceptions as a senior for the powerhouse Vikings…as a junior logged 97 tackles (16 tfls) and two interceptions for the state AAAAA champions…SuperPrep Georgia ranks him as the No. 25 player in the state…boasts a 310 lb. bench and 415 squat…committed to Seminoles in July and reaffirmed that decision on Feb. 1, selecting FSU over Georgia and LSU.
6-5, 230, TE
Decatur, GA (Columbia)
Bio: Tall, rangy prospect who steps into a considerable depth void at tight end…Rivals and Scout.com both rank Sessions as a three-star prospect…ranked as the No. 30 tight end in the country and No. 60 prospect in Georgia by Rivals…SuperPrep has he tabbed as the No. 53 prospect in Georgia…also played defensive end in high school and was a standout in basketball, indicative of his coordination and footwork…very strong academically…committed to Florida State in late July…Had multiple offers including childhood favorite Oklahoma, as well as Oklahoma State, Auburn, Ole Miss and North Carolina.
6-4, 264, DE
Salisbury, CT (Salisbury School)
Bio: German exchange student is an impressive physical specimen with a relentless motor and athleticism…played only two years of high school football in the United States…recently upgraded to a four-star prospect by Scout.com…has a three-star from Rivals, which ranks him as the No. 65 defensive end nationally and the No. 6 prospect in Connecticut… high school teammate of FSU tight end signee Will Tye…as a senior logged 57 tackles in seven games with three sacks, four forced fumbles and two blocked field goals…also caught 10 passes for 98 yards from the tight end position…played at home for Berlin Adler national team as a junior…as a sophomore had 54 tackles, including 24 for losses, 12 sacks and two fumble recoveries in just eight games…whittled lengthy list of offers to two, selecting FSU over Oregon.
6-0, 160, WR
Orlando, FL (Dr. Phillips)
Bio: Productive receiver who is known for sound route-running, quick feet and outstanding hands…a four-star prospect according to Rivals, which ranks Shaw as the No. 14 receiver prospect in the country, the No.6 prospect overall in Florida and the No.42 player nationally…also a four-star prospect according to Scout, which has him tabbed as the No. 28 wide receiver in the country…SuperPrep Florida 115 ranks Shaw as the No. 21 prospect in Florida…Shaw checks in at No. 97 in Sporting News’ Top 100 prospects…as a senior caught 46 passes for 732 yards and nine TDs, helping Dr. Phillips to an 11-1 record…caught 64 passes for 914 yards and 10 TDs as a junior…holds school record with 122 career receptions…Member of Florida Super 75 selected by the Times-Union…Bill Buchalter ranks Shaw as the No. 9 prospect in his Florida Top 100 and No. 6 wide receiver…Also heavily recruited by Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Tennessee and USF.
6-0, 185, CB
Miami, FL (EL Camino CC/South Miami)
Bio: Coveted big corner from the junior college ranks by way of South Miami, where he was a spread option quarterback…the nation’s No. 26 junior college prospect according to SuperPrep Juco 100 rankings by Allen Wallace…earned a four-star ranking from Rivals and a three-star ranking from Scout.com…spent two years at El Camino Community College in California, the same school that produced Seminoles Tavares Pressley and Corey Surrency…coming off a sophomore season where he recorded 40 tackles with eight pass breakups and three interceptions…returned two interceptions for touchdowns to go along with a fumble recovery and return for a TD…registered 26 tackles, 10 pass breakups and one interception as a freshman…selected FSU over an impressive list of offers, including Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Kansas State, Michigan, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State and Oregon.
6-3, 294, DT
Houma, LA (H.L. Bourgeois)
Bio: A potential sleeper in the class, Jacobs earned a three-star ranked from Rivals and Scout.com…SuperPrep ranks Jacobs No. 33 in its Louisiana 43…credited with a 5.1 40-yard dash time to go along with a 300 lb. bench press and a 465 lb. squat…enjoyed a monster senior season, registering 91 ½ tackles, including 62 solos. Though he had only 6 ½ sacks Jacobs amassed a staggering 33 tackles for loss, to go along with six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…Selected the Seminoles from an offer list which included Arizona, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Nebraska and Texas Tech.
5-8, 175, CB
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (St. Thomas Aquinas)
Bio: Electric all-around athlete considered one of the nation’s top prospects overall…earned five-star rating from both Rivals and Scout.com…Rivals ranks him No. 1 prospect in Florida and No. 1 cornerback nationally (No. 14 player overall)…Scout ranks Joyner as the No. 2 cornerback prospect in the country…has strong desire to play cornerback despite staggering offensive numbers for powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas…Helped his team to a 13-1 record with the lone blemish coming to Bradenton Manatee in 5A state semifinal…selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game…rolled up 1,090 all-purpose yards on just 79 touches as a senior…accounted for 11 touchdowns, highlighted by three kickoff returns for scores, where he averaged 39.6 yards per return…had four rushing and four receiving touchdowns…had only 14 tackles (12 solo) from his cornerback position as opponents stayed away from his side of the field…played three seasons at Miami Southwest, piling up 112 tackles, four sacks and an interception as a junior…also scored five touchdowns on special teams (four kickoffs, one punt return)…offensively had 17 receptions for 482 yards and seven TDs…had more than 100 tackles as a sophomore linebacker and accounted for more than 1,000 yards on offense…SuperPrep ranks Joyner No. 10 in its Florida 115…No. 15 player nationally on Sporting News’ Top 100…Member of Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 where he was rated No. 1 cornerback…No. 2 overall prospect in Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100 where he ranked as No. 2 “athlete”…claims 4.34 40-yard dash time and 36 ½-inch vertical leap to go with 275 lb. bench press…selected Seminoles from a who’s who offer sheet which included Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Miami, Ohio State, Notre Dame and USC.
6-3, 267, DL
Titusville, FL (Astronaut)
Bio: Intense and physical competitor coming off the corner as a defensive end…first commitment to FSU’s 2010 signing class…came into his senior season with 159 tackles, including 22 for losses and 15 sacks…earned a four-star ranking from both Rivals and Scout…ranked No. 24 prospect in state and No.159 nationally by Rivals…rated No. 33 player in the state by Scout.com…Florida Super 75 selection by the Times-Union as the No. 2 defensive end in the state…Bill Buchalter ranks Cummings No. 79 in his Florida Top 100 and the No. 4 defensive end…No. 130 according to ESPNU top 150 players…collected more than 15 major college offers and was heavily pursued by Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Nebraska, Ohio State and Tennessee, among others.
6-5, 290, DT
Moultrie, GA (Colquitt County)
Bio: Diamond in the rough find out of South Georgia…earned a three-star ranking by Rivals and is a two-star prospect according to Scout.com…unheralded in the preseason, closed the year with a No. 74 ranking from Georgia Rivals Postseason Top 75…piled up a whopping 98 tackles as a senior; a high number for an interior lineman…tackle totals included 48 solo stops…selected FSU over offers from Clemson and Georgia Southern.
5-10, 180, CB
Dunnellon, FL (Dunnellon)
Bio: Two-way standout at Dunnellon where he rushed for 500 yards and registered 53 tackles, six interceptions and three pass breakups during his junior season…split his time between receiver and cornerback as a senior…earned a three-star rating from Rivals and Scout.com…rated No. 90 player in the state from SuperPrep 115…No. 85 according to Rivals and No. 83 by Scout.com…boasts 31-inch vertical and 4.44 40-yard dash time…participated in the FACA North-South All-Star game…member of Florida Times-Union Super 75 and rated the No. 7 cornerback in the state…Orlando Sentinel’s Bill Buchalter rates him as the No. 14 corner prospect in Florida…selected Florida State over Miami, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Purdue, Rutgers, USF and UCF.
6-3, 230, LB
Cedar Park, TX (Cedar Park)
Bio: Physically and mentally mature outside linebacker who is the lone signee by the Seminoles from Texas…an outstanding student with impressive physical measurables (4.51 40, 325 bench press and 33-inch vertical)…earned a three-star ranking from Rivals and Scout.com…the No. 29 outside linebacker and No. 61 overall prospect in Texas according to Rivals…SuperPrep Texas 122 ranks Onwukaife as the No. 84 prospect in the state…earned Texas All-District 5A-16 honors at linebacker, though some scouting services have him listed at defensive line…tallied 85 tackles and 13 sacks combined as a sophomore and junior…had 18 FBS offers and one Ivy offer…committed to Florida State in late-July and remained firm, despite overtures from Michigan, Texas Tech, Houston, Colorado, Missouri, Baylor and UCLA.
5-11, 150, WR
Pahokee, FL (Pahokee)
Bio: Playmaking Johnson split time between quarterback and receiver while guiding Pahokee to the state playoffs…accounted for nearly 1,000 yards in dual role this season…has accounted for 55 receptions for just under 1,000 yards in his career, to go along with 13 TDs…also saw some action in the secondary…has been timed at 4.45 in the 40…exceptional hands and elusive in space…earned a four-star rating from both Rivals and Scout…No. 203 nationally in Rivals 250…Scout ranks Johnson as the No. 46 wide receiver nationally…Checks in at No. 54 on SuperPrep Florida 115 list…chose FSU over Florida, Alabama, Miami, Oklahoma State, USF and Tennessee.
6-3, 230, TE
Salisbury, CT (Salisbury School)
Bio: Big and athletic with surprising speed, Tye has transitioned from undersized basketball post standout to big-time tight end…carries a three-star ranking from both Rivals and Scout.com…rated the No. 6 prospect overall in Connecticut by Rivals and the No. 19 tight end prospect nationally by Scout….SuperPrep has the big man tabbed as the No. 8 prospect overall in the New England 12 rankings…explosive threat who has strong hands and is a primary red zone target…collected 44 receptions for 587 yards and six touchdowns as a senior…boosted a 31.9 yard average on kickoff returns, including a long of 95 yards…also doubled up as a defensive end where he made 26 stops with two sacks…physical maturity could lead to making early contributions…chose FSU over Miami, NC State, Temple, Wyoming and UConn.
6-0, 190, WR
Belle Glade, FL (Glades Central)
Bio: Collected 54 receptions for 1,387 yards and 14 TDs as a senior…also intercepted a pair of passes as a defensive back…led Glades Central to a 13-1 record and the Class 2B state championship game, where they fell to Cocoa 27-13…Dent had five receptions for 105 yards in the title game…MVP of legendary Muck Bowl against rival Pahokee after collecting six receptions for 185 yards, coupled with an 84-yard kickoff return for a TD…earned four-star rating from Rivals and three-star selection by Scout.com…first-team SunState All-State selection (from all classifications) at wide receiver, his preferred position…selected to Max Preps All-American team…participated in the ninth Outback Bowl, representing Florida all-stars in a game against national all-stars…selected to the Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 where he was ranked sixth overall as an “athlete”…No. 15 among Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100…Buchalter also rates the versatile Dent as the state’s No. 1 wide receiver prospect…ranked No. 34 overall player in state by Scout.com…selected Florida State over Miami.
6-6, 295, OL
Paramus, NJ (Paramus Catholic)
Bio: Mammoth prospect is outstanding drive blocker with a motor and a mean streak…played tackle for the Paladins and was a second-team, preseason New Jersey All-State selection…holds a three-star rating from both Rivals and Scout.com…Rivals’ No. 12 rated player in Garden State, which also ranks him as the No. 53 tackle nationally…Scout has him as the No. 49 offensive tackle prospect nationally…Holds a No. 20 ranking among SuperPrep New Jersey 36…lone offensive line prospect in FSU’s class…holds at least 12 FBS offers, including Rutgers, South Carolina and Boston College…flipped to `Noles after last week’s commitment to Illinois.
6-0, 190, S
Lakeland, FL (Kathleen)
Bio: Tough, hard-hitting safety has been a Florida State commitment since March…holds a three-star ranking from both Rivals and Scout.com…rated No. 64 player in state by Rivals…a standout on special teams with a special knack for blocking kicks…blocked five kicks and collected five interceptions as a junior for the Red Devils…missed first three games of his senior season with hand injury…credited with 30 tackles, two interceptions and seven pass breakups…Florida Super 75 selection by the Florida Times-Union newspaper, where he ranked No. 5 among safeties…No. 48 rated player on Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100, where he ranks as the No. 4 safety.
6-0, 185, WR
Lakeland, FL (Lakeland)
Bio: Versatile and athletic, Haggins quarterbacked the Dreadnaughts as a senior but plans to transition to receiver at FSU…a three-star prospect according to both Rivals and Scout.com…finished with a No. 84 ranking in Florida Rivals Postseason Top 100…ranked No. 42 in the SuperPrep Florida 115…led Lakeland to 5A state semifinals, losing to Tampa Plant…was a third-team 5A All-State selection as a utility player in 2008 when the Dreadnaughts lost to St. Thomas Aquinas in the state championship…passed for 1,303 yards and 14 TDs as a junior and added 17 TD passes and five rushing TDs as a senior…blessed with 4.4 speed and could also project as a defensive back…nephew of FSU assistant coach and Polk County native Odell Haggins…selected the Seminoles over Florida, Louisville, Ohio State, USF and Tennessee.
6-1, 230, LB
Port St. Lucie, FL (Treasure Coast)
Bio: Powerful inside linebacker enrolled at FSU in January….physically imposing; an explosive hitter and sure tackler…holds a four-star ranking from Rivals and is the No. 6 overall prospect in Florida. Rivals also has Luc as nation’s top-rated middle linebacker and No. 42 overall nationally…earned five-star mark from Scout and is the No. 1 middle linebacker prospect nationally…Sporting News ranks Luc No. 13 in its top 100 nationally…he checks in at No. 18 in SuperPrep’s Florida 115…played in the Under Armour All-American game… registered 103 tackles (14 tfls) as a senior at Treasure Coast after piling up 125 as a junior (22 tfls), when he earned third-team all-state honors…led his team to the third round of the 6A state playoffs this past season…credited with a 4.67 40 time to go along with a bench press max of 335 and a squat of 700…No.1 inside linebacker by Florida Times-Union’s Florida Super 75…No.4 on Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100 list and No. 1 linebacker…No. 2 prospect in area according to Palm Beach Post…FSU topped list of suitors which included Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Miami, LSU, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Southern Miss, Oklahoma, Tennessee and USC.
6-3, 295, DT
Thomasville, GA (Itawamba CC / Thomas Country Central)
Bio: Powerhouse at point of attack with nimble feet… originally signed with FSU as a member of the 2008 class…has three years of eligibility remaining…as a freshman defensive tackle at Itawamba (Miss.) Community College in 2008, registered 24 tackles (20 solos) with 5.5 tackles for loss, including four sacks…the Indians ranked sixth nationally in rushing defense (86.7 ypg), despite a 3-6 finish…sat out last season as redshirt and enrolled at FSU in January…Ranked as the nation’s No. 78 prospect by Allen Wallace among SuperPrep JUCO 100…Thomasville Times-Enterprise’s Defensive Player of the Year for 2007…his Thomas County Central team had a perfect record in 2007 before losing in the class AAAA semifinal to finish the year at 13-1…selected to play in the GACA North-South All-Star game…recorded 25 tackles as a senior but opponents avoided the lineman “at all costs” according to former Central coach Ed Pilcher.
6-0, 235, RB
Thomasville, GA (Itawamba CC / Thomas Country Central)
Bio: Big, bruising back with breakaway burst that Jimbo Fisher covets…enrolled at FSU in January after taking a redshirt during his second year at Itawamba (Miss.) Community College…has three years of eligibility remaining….high school and Itawamba teammate of defensive tackle signee Anthony McCloud…like McCloud, signed with Seminoles in 2008 before taking path to junior college…burst on the scene with 180 yards on 30 carries in his first start at Itwamba in 2008…finished the season with 569 yards on 102 carries (5.6 ypc) and two touchdowns…ranked as the No. 73 prospect in the country according to Allen Wallace of SuperPrep JUCO 100…Thomasville Times-Enterprise’s Offensive Player of the Year at Thomas County Central in 2007…the Yellow Jackets had a perfect record during Smiley’s senior season before losing in the class AAAA semifinal to finish the year at 13-1…all-state selection…selected to play in the GACA North-South All-Star game…set records at Central for touchdowns in a season (35), touchdowns in a career (81) and rushing yards in a season (2,028).
6-2, 175, QB
Tallahassee, FL (North Florida Christian)
Bio: Polished passer with savvy and toughness…son of FSU assistant head coach/offensive line Rick Trickett…enrolled in school in January and will take part in spring practice…outstanding student who graduated early with a 3.8 gpa and plans to pursue a business degree…carries three-star ranking from both Rivals and Scout…Rivals rates him as the No. 36 quarterback in the nation…earned All-Big Bend honors as a senior…member of the Florida Super 75 list by the Florida Times-Union and was rated the No. 3 quarterback… rated No. 8 quarterback in Florida by Bill Buchalter of the Orlando Sentinel…member of the SuperPrep All-America 290 as the 10th rated quarterback nationally…threw two touchdowns for the North team in the FACA All-Star game…completed 103 of 169 pass attempts for 1,671 yards, 21 TDs and seven interceptions as a senior…in three seasons amassed more than 5,300 passing yards and tossed 59 touchdown passes for the perennial small school state power…earned first-team 1A/1B All-State honors as a junior…had multiple offers but settled on FSU after closely considering Florida and Arkansas.