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JOHNATHAN VICKERS - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Tight End
Redshirt Senior
Quincy, Fla.
high school
North Florida Christian


Appeared in all 12 games, primarily on special teams…registered four tackles and one forced fumble…recorded season-high two tackles in 36-26 win vs. Samford…registered one solo tackle and one forced fumble in 28-24 victory at Louisville…made solo stop at No. 17 Miami.


Appeared in 12 games with two starts…compiled 50 receiving yards on four catches…registered a season-high two catches for 29 yards in win at Duke…provided key blocking that helped paved the way for a 203-yard rushing performance against No. 13 Miami…caught a pass for 21 yards that led to a highlight reel hit, barreling over two defenders in the home finale against ULM.


Played in the first four games before missing the remainder of the season with a concussion and earning a medical redshirt…had three rushes for 40 yards at Louisville…had two rushes for four yards against Charleston Southern.


Played in nine games during his sophomore campaign…finished the season with 111 yards on 23 carries and one touchdown…averaged 4.8 yards per carry and 12.3 yards per game…was also on the receiving end of five passes for 39 yards…opened the season with a 24-yard touchdown reception against Texas State – good for his first career catch and first career touchdown…replaced the injured Dalvin Cook at Wake Forest and rushed for 33 yards on 10 carries while capping off a 13-play drive with a nine-yard touchdown run in the second quarter…tallied five carries for 14 yards in a win over Miami…rushed for a career-best 64 yards on eight carries against Syracuse including a long of 26 yards…finished with 70 all-purpose yards in the win over the Orange…registered multiple catches against Wake Forest and Syracuse…also contributed on special teams throughout the season making three tackles.


Reserve running back and special teams contributor who appeared in 13 games…collected three tackles as part of the kickoff coverage unit, including two stops against Wake Forest…rushed once for three yards versus The Citadel.


Consensus three-star, Top 50 running back from the 2014 recruiting class and local product out of North Florida Christian in Tallahassee…rated a four-star prospect and the No. 40 running back in the nation by ESPN…No. 31 running back by both Rivals and Scout…ranked one of Florida’s Top 100 players by Rivals (No. 57), 247Sports (No. 78) and ESPN (No. 70)…named North MVP at the 59th Annual Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Game in December…PrepStar Magazine All-Southeast Region…ranked No. 47 in FlaVarsity150…2013 Class 2A All-State First Team…2013 All-Big Bend Offensive Player of the Year…rushed for more than 1,500 yards and 22 touchdowns, while averaging 8.4 yards per carry as a senior…added 27 receptions for 329 yards and four scores, leading the Eagles to the state semifinals…rushed for 266 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries and threw for another score in his final high school game…missed junior season with an injury…helped NFC go 14-0 and win the 2011 Class 2A Florida high school football championship, rushing for 102 yards and two touchdowns in the title game…chose Florida State over Louisville, Alabama and Clemson…born November 27, 1995…majoring in social science.