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Cyrus Fagan

Cyrus Fagan - Football - Florida State Seminoles

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Defensive Back
Daytona Beach, Fla.
high school


Played in three games…Seminole Scholar…recorded solo tackle in 41-24 win vs. Jacksonville State.


Appeared in eight games with five starts and recorded 41 tackles, one interception, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups…registered career-high 10 tackles, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup in 31-13 win vs. North Carolina State…was named ACC Defensive Back of the Week for his performance vs. Wolfpack…made first career interception and five tackles in 35-24 victory vs. Louisville…interception came in fourth quarter with FSU trailing 24-21 and led to go-ahead score…earned first career start in 45-44 win vs. ULM and recorded eight tackles, including six solo stops…made one solo tackle in season opener vs. Boise State…had four tackles, three solo, at No. 25 Virginia…had five tackles at No. 2 Clemson…missed five games due to injury…returned for regular season finale at No. 8 Florida and recorded seven tackles and one pass breakup…made one tackle in Sun Bowl vs. Arizona State.


Appeared in all 12 games and recorded 24 tackles, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery…registered career-high seven tackles and one pass breakup at No. 3 Notre Dame…had two solo tackles and first career fumble recovery in 36-26 win vs. Samford…made three tackles at Syracuse…recorded one pass breakup in 37-19 win vs. Northern Illinois…started stretch of four straight two-tackle games in 28-24 victory at Louisville…also made two tackles at No. 17 Miami, in 38-17win vs. Wake Forest and vs. No. 2 Clemson…made one tackle at North Carolina State…recorded three tackles in season finale vs. No. 13 Florida.


Appeared in seven games in a special teams and defensive role…combined for six tackles with one tackle for loss…made a career-high two tackles in a win at home against Syracuse…produced his first tackle for loss in the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl against Southern Mississippi.


A four-star free safety in the 247Sports Composite and consensus top-15 safety in the country…Fagan is the 71st-best player and ninth-best safety in the 2017 class…ranks No. 116 and No. 13 safety by 247, the No. 123 player and No. 11 safety by Scout, No. 74 player and No. 9 safety by Rivals, and No. 59 in the ESPN300 and the No. 5 safety…originally committed to Florida State in February 2016…invited to the Under Armour All-America Game…recorded one tackle and a pass breakup in the Under Armour All-America Game…attended the same Daytona Beach high school, Mainland, as current FSU defensive back A.J. Westbrook…helped lead Mainland to the Class 6A Regional Finals in 2016…chose Florida State over Alabama, Auburn, and Florida, among others.