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Dontae Lucas

#55

Player profile

position
Offensive Lineman
height
6'3"
weight
315
year
Freshman
hometown
Overtown, Fla.
high school
IMG Academy

2020:

Appeared in eight games with seven starts at left guard…blocked for Florida State offense that averaged 199.9 rushing yards per game, program’s highest since 2016, and 5.11 yards per rush, FSU’s highest season average since 2015…FSU ranked fourth in ACC in yards per carry and fifth in rushing yards per game…yards-per-rush average ranked 23rd nationally, 16th among teams with at least 350 carries…rushing yards-per-game average ranked 20th nationally among teams that played at least nine games…in 56-35 win vs. Duke, blocked as FSU scored six rushing touchdowns, tying the most in program history against an ACC opponent…was only second time FSU scored six rushing touchdowns in conference game and first since 1992…346 rushing yards vs. Duke were FSU’s most in ACC game since 2012…helped Florida State top 400 yards of total offense in three straight ACC games – at No. 5 Notre Dame, vs. No. 5 North Carolina and at Louisville – for first time since 2016…432 yards in 31-28 victory vs. Tar Heels was FSU’s highest total vs. top-10 opponent since 2016…helped Seminoles convert five fourth-down attempts at North Carolina State, most by an ACC team in 2020 and tied for second-highest single-game total nationally.

2019:

Appeared in 11 games with seven starts, five at right guard and two at left guard…named second-team Freshman All-American by The Athletic…first FSU true freshman to start season opener on offensive line since 2008 and one of 10 FBS true freshmen offensive linemen to start season opener in 2019…helped pave way for Cam Akers to become only third running back in program history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons…protected passers who combined to tie for 22nd nationally with 64.6 completion percentage…helped block in 35-17 victory vs. Syracuse as FSU scored five rushing touchdowns against an ACC opponent for the first time since 2016 and Cam Akers tied program’s single-game record with four rushing scores.

BEFORE FSU:

Powerful offensive lineman rated as consensus four-star prospect…ranked as No. 3 offensive guard in the country and 50th overall prospect by Rivals…was 110th overall in ESPN300 and No. 4 offensive guard…selected to play in 2019 All-American Bowl…as a senior, blocked for IMG offense that averaged 41.6 points per game on way to 7-1 record against national schedule…spent junior season at Miami Senior High School where he paved the way for an offense that produced 39.4 points per game and won 12 games while advancing to Class 8A state semifinal…named second-team all-state by USA Today following his junior season…high school teammates his senior season with fellow FSU signee Jaleel McRae…chose FSU over several offers, including Miami, Florida and Alabama