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NASEIR UPSHUR - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Tight End
Philadelphia, Pa.
high school
Imhotep Institute Charter


Appeared in eight games and caught four passes for 53 yards…grabbed first career catches with two receptions for 11 yards in 38-17 win vs. Wake Forest…made career-long 28-yard catch in 22-21 victory vs. No. 22 Boston College…caught 14-yard pass in season finale vs. No. 13 Florida.


Appeared in 12 games, totaling one tackle and a kick return for 12 yards…logged time on both special teams and in the offensive game plan.


Appeared in six games – against Charleston Southern in Week 2, and each of the final five games as FSU went 5-0 down the stretch…made his appearances on kickoff return coverage.


Athletic and rangy tight end prospect from Philadelphia who committed to the Seminoles in September after receiving 52 offers…consensus four-star prospect and top eight player from Pennsylvania…consensus Top 12 prospect at the position nationally…tabbed the No. 5 tight end and No. 72 player overall nationally by Rivals…Scout’s No. 6 tight end and No. 152 overall prospect…ranked the No. 9 tight end in the country by ESPN…rated the No. 12 tight end nationally by 247Sports…played alongside early enrollee quarterback Malik Henry as a member of Team Highlight in the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game, finishing with one reception for six yards…caught 22 balls for 640 yards and 11 touchdowns in his senior season, while leading Imhotep Institute Charter to a 15-0 record and the Class AAA state championship…the Panthers became the first-ever Philadelphia Public League school to win a state football title…captured Class AAA All-State First Team honors…also tallied 13 sacks as a defensive end in his final two seasons…chose Florida State over Michigan, Alabama and Ohio State…born on August 23, 1997…majoring in social science.