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Started nine games while playing in 11…recorded 45 tackles, 1.5 TFL, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble…opened the season against No. 1 Alabama by posting a career-high nine tackles…followed up his performance by tying his new career-high against NC State…on a Friday night at Boston College, totaled six tackles and a tackle for loss…earned a career performance at Clemson, registering eight tackles and knocking loose his first career forced fumble against the defending national champions…ranked sixth on the team in total tackles.


Started every game at middle linebacker and finished tied for fourth on the team with 53 tackles, including 5.5 TFLs and 2.5 sacks…also had a pair of pass breakups and QB hurries…led the Seminoles in tackles against Boston College with six…also had six tackles against the Gators…produced career highs in tackles (eight) and TFLs (2.0) against No. 6 Michigan in the Orange Bowl…opened the season with five tackles against No. 11 Ole Miss…had four tackles versus Charleston Southern in the home opener…recorded five tackles versus No. 23 North Carolina…had five tackles and a half-sack against Wake Forest…recorded three tackles, including a sack, versus No. 3 Clemson…had four tackles at Syracuse.


Talented young linebacker started six games – two at weak side linebacker and four at middle linebacker – while making 12 overall appearances…finished sixth on the team with 52 tackles (31 solo)…ranked third on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss…wrapped up the season with two pass breakups…posted career-highs in tackles over three consecutive games early in the season (seven vs. USF and at Boston College and then eight at Wake Forest)…earned his first career start at Boston College finishing with seven tackles including six solo stops…tallied 36 tackles in his six starts…led or tied for the team lead in tackles three times in 2015 – vs. USF, at Boston College and at Georgia Tech…posted a career-high 2.0 TFL vs. USF and at Georgia Tech….named a game captain for games against Miami and Syracuse.


Reserve linebacker who saw action in 13 games, mostly on special teams…finished the season with nine tackles…had a season-best four stops against The Citadel…added three tackles versus Wake Forest…had one solo stop against Oklahoma State in the season-opener and one tackle versus Virginia.


Redshirt season.


ESPN four-star recruit and member of the ESPN300 (No. 168)…three-star recruit according to Rivals, 247Sports and Scout in the 2013 recruiting class…selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game…played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Houston, Texas…made a key fourth quarter interception in the All-American game…ranked 14th at his position by ESPN, No. 36 by Rivals and No. 60 by 247Sports…ESPN listed Hoskins as the state’s 35th-best prospect while MaxPreps listed him at No. 68, Rivals at No. 80 and Scout at No. 104…PrepStar All-Southeast Region…No. 8 on the Orlando Sentinel’s 2013 Central Florida Super60, ahead of highly recruited high school teammate Tony Stevens…BHSN No. 10 player in central Florida…No. 79 in the Southeast according to ESPN…two-way player who played linebacker and receiver at Evans but will play defense for FSU despite being given the opportunity to play both positions with the Seminoles…chose FSU over Louisville and Auburn…born August 23, 1994…majoring in social science.