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 2 years ago '13        #4381
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Recruiting Procress Speeding Up For OT Smith

Trey Smith got an early start on the recruiting process, earning his first scholarship offer more than 18 months ago before the start of his sophomore season, and 20 other teams have followed suit since then.

As he begins preparing for his senior season, he can tell things are getting a bit more serious.

The top-100 junior offensive tackle from University School of Jackson said his recruitment is starting to heat up, with teams now contacting him and visiting his school on a daily basis, and it won’t be long before he’s ready to trim the list of schools he’s considering.

Smith said the coaches who traveled to his school this week — Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and co-offensive coordinator Matt Luke were there Thursday, and Tennessee offensive line coach Don Mahoney stopped by Friday — were just the latest indications that he’s less than a year away from making his college choice.

“It’s definitely speeding up. Sometimes it’s overwhelming,” said Smith, who’s ranked the nation’s No. 63 overall prospect and No. 10 offensive tackle in the 247Sports Composite for the 2017 class.

“It’s just a blessing. I was thinking about it just a second ago during football workouts. I’m a senior this year, so right now things are picking up. And I’m early enrolling, so I’m just thinking this is my last year really to get right body-wise, mentally. I’m just looking forward to it, really.”

Ole Miss has continued to make the 6-foot-5, 290-pound Smith a high priority since giving him his first offer in June 2014, and he said he likes what he has seen and heard from the Rebels over the past couple of years.

“I think they’re a good program," he said. “I think one thing that stands out is they were my first offer, so I’ve had time to build an excellent relationship with them. This is what I go off of: They had talent come in, like Laremy Tunsil, and they developed him. And, obviously, he’s probably going to be a first-round (draft pick) — No. 1 or the No. 2 pick — so I think you can go to Ole Miss and be successful.”

Smith said Mahoney’s visit to his school Friday was just an example of the attention he’s now getting from Tennessee.

“I hear from Tennessee probably every day — either Coach Strip (defensive line coach Steve Stripling), Coach Mahoney or Coach (Butch) Jones,” Smith said. “Coach Strip was telling me, since I’m about to be a senior, in their staff meeting Coach Jones was telling them it’s time to step the (foot) on the pedal. My recruitment is speeding up.

“They’re constantly DMing me, just telling me how great Tennessee is and telling the steps the program is going to. But, really, they don’t have to tell me because I can really see the difference. They beat Georgia. I mean, they were close to beating Oklahoma and Florida. They decimated Northwestern in the bowl game.

“I think Tennessee football is on the rise. I think they’ll be back, probably next year, to be honest with you. It’s not really hype. It’s real this year.”

While Smith grew up liking Alabama, he said the Crimson Tide winning another national championship earlier this week with a 45-40 victory over Clemson won’t necessarily improve their chances of landing him.

“It does nothing for Alabama because that’s expected, to be honest with you,” he said. “When you think of a major college football program, you think of Alabama. They set the precedent for just excellence, really. They’ve built a dynasty there. I’m just very happy for them.

“I know (wide receivers) coach (Billy) Napier and (offensive line) coach (Mario) Cristobal were sending me DMs before the College Football Playoff game, so it was just awesome seeing them win it. I mean, they fought hard this whole season. A lot of people thought the dynasty was over, especially after the Ole Miss game, but they fought hard. They didn’t stop.”

Clemson already has been “pretty heavily involved” with Smith, he said, and his athletic director told him this week that Tigers coach Dabo Swinney is expected to stop at his school on Wednesday.

Smith said he’s hoping to visit Clemson, “possibly” as early as this month, along with Notre Dame and Ohio State in the coming months. He said he also wants “to make a round through Florida” before returning to schools he has visited in the past, and he would like to narrow his focus to a shorter list of schools by this summer.

“I think around Opening time, I’ll put out, like, a top 10 — maybe even a top five,” Smith said, referring to Nike’s annual all-star event in July in Beaverton, Ore.

As he continues weighing his lengthy list of options, he said he’s hoping to find “a comfort level” with the school he ultimately chooses.

“Right now, I’m just sort of looking at the colleges, taking a step back, trying to figure out what I’m going to major in, trying to step back and look at the coaching staff,” Smith said. “I’m mainly focusing on the coaches, the general feel, my major — that’s the main thing right now.”
 2 years ago '13        #4382
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Visit Helps Auburn With Craig-Myers

According to 4-star receiver Nate Craig-Myers of Tampa Catholic (Fla.), this weekend's official visit to Auburn helped the Tigers.

"No doubt," Craig-Myers said.

Craig-Myers, the No. 2 receiver in the 247Sports Composite, committed to the Tigers two summers ago but backed off that pledge last spring. He didn't however, eliminate Auburn.

In fact, the Tigers have remained very much in contention.

"Right now, Ole Miss, Auburn, North Carolina and Florida State" at his favorites, Craig-Myers said. "I really don't have a top school right now. Once I finish my officials, I will."

Not only does Craig-Myers like Auburn, so does his mother, who made the trip with him.

"My mom, you know, she loves the school and has a great relationship with Coach (Dameyune Craig) and Coach (Gus)Malzahn," Craig-Myers said. "She just feels at home."

What are the key factors for Craig-Myers?

"Definitely my comfort level," Craig-Myers said. "Being able to come up and being able to talk with anybody. Talk to them about anything. The plan -- if I have a chance to come here and compete for a job. And really just where my heart is. When I step foot on campus, do I really feel like I could be here."

For Craig-Myers, this was his first trip to Auburn in several months. He did not attend any football games there last season because of "transportation."

"Yeah, you know, that's one thing good about Auburn -- that's one of the pros in this situation. When I come up here, nothing changes. It's always the same," Craig-Myers said. "Even when I de-committed I came back and I still felt like I was part of the family."

Also in Auburn this weekend for an official: Craig-Myers' bother, 4-star cornerback Jayvaughn Myers.

"The biggest thing was really, we wanted to get schools to recruit us individually not just together," Craig-Myers said. "I want him to feel comfortable just as I did. I came up here multiple times. This is probably his second time being up here. I definitely can see in his eyes him being my little brother -- I know when he's feeling comfortable and I feel like that's the place."

Auburn will visit Craig-Myers again next week. He will have his in-home visit with Malzahn on Sunday.

His only other official at the moment is to Ole Miss the weekend of Jan. 29.

"I just like what they're doing with the receivers," Craig-Myers said. "They're putting guys in the league."
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Five Star d!ckerson Recaps Florida Official

Offensive lineman Landon d!ckerson (Hudson, N.C./South Caldwell) said Florida State and Tennessee still stick out following his Florida official visit.

"Those are the top ones," d!ckerson said. "They are the most consistent and that's a big part."

The Crystal Ball reads 55-percent for Florida State, 27-percent for Virginia Tech, nine-percent for Auburn and nine-percent for Tennessee.

d!ckerson plans to make his decision following his five official visits.

d!ckerson arrived in Gainesville, Florida Friday with his parents.

"Obviously going down there to Florida was a highlight," d!ckerson said. "The school is great. Hanging out with the players was great."

Gators lineman Tyler Jordan served as his player-host.

"You get a hometown feel there," d!ckerson said of Florida. "You can't tell there's a university there when you're going through the town. I got a good feeling there. There's 50,000 students that go there and you couldn't even tell."

d!ckerson met with Gators coach Jim McElwain in his office for an exit interview.

"He told me some good advice," d!ckerson said. "He said it's really about the people. It's nice we could relate about that. Obviously he wants me to part of the Gator family. I feel he's a good fit for Florida."

d!ckerson said he still plans to officially visit Alabama this weekend.

He said he will visit Tennessee or Georgia January 29.

d!ckerson has already officially visited Auburn and Florida State.

d!ckerson said he feels Florida's staff including McElwain will stop by his school Thursday.

He said Georgia will be his home Monday morning and Alabama is slated to come by Monday afternoon.

He said Auburn is due by Wednesday.

"I think FSU and Tennessee are coming by next week," d!ckerson said.

The five-star recruit is ranked as the nation's No. 6 offensive tackle and the No. 2 prospect in North Carolina in the 2016 class by 247Sports.com Composite Rankings.
 2 years ago '13        #4384
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FSU Gets Special Delivery In 2016 Class

Jamie Kohl has worked with thousands of kickers across the country, running kicking camps and working at the Under Armour All-America game.

He feels that Florida State has landed two of the best specialists in the 2016 class in early enrollee Ricky Aguayo and Logan Tyler.

“They have two of the better kickers in the whole country,” Kohl said. “And I think it’s a great idea to have natural competition. In my experience when you have two really good players like that they make each other better. They just flat out do.”

FSU goes into 2016 with notable question marks at quarterback and inside linebacker. But less often thought of are the departures of redshirt junior Roberto Aguayo (who never missed a field goal inside 40 yards) and senior Cason Beatty (who overcame inconsistency concerns to average 45.2 yards per punt).

Specialists are sometimes thought of as “plug-and-play” guys, and Roberto Aguyo was that type from the start as a redshirt freshman in 2013. With Beatty, the process took longer. So when analyzing how well FSU will do in the fall, it’s necessary to have accuracy from a new kicker as well as the capability to flip the field with a new punter.

Aguayo and Tyler have different skillsets that they bring to the table. Kohl said that he charted the two kickers over four sessions at the Under Armour game and “it basically came to a draw.” Tyler was a jack of all trades in high school, playing quarterback, tailback, kicker and punter. Aguayo has not punted before. (FSU has another kicker in walk-on Kevin Robledo, but Kohl has not worked with the California native.)

Ricky Aguayo is 6-foot and 175 pounds, about an inch shorter and 25 pounds lighter than Roberto. But even Roberto mentioned in December that he came in and quickly reshaped his body, losing fat and gaining muscle and strength.

Aguayo made 3 of 5 field-goal attempts in 2015 at Bradenton (Florida) IMG Academy, with 57 kickoffs averaging 64.4 yards and 35 touchbacks. He is in many ways like his older brother, and the comparisons will be inevitable. Kohl cautions that fans shouldn’t expect Ricky to live up to the high bar that Roberto set, but he feels the two have very similar personalities.

“He competes his tail off,” Kohl said. “And that’s what Roberto had. That’s the magical, special thing that made Roberto different than all of these other guys.”

The 6-foot Tyler kicks and punts with his left foot. He is accurate as a kicker and Kohl feels that Tyler “can be a dominant kickoff guy.” That will give FSU coach Jimbo Fisher some options.

Kohl feels that Tyler has room to grow but also plenty of upside as a punter. Tyler made 3 of 4 field-goal attempts, saw 47 of 64 kickoffs go for touchbacks and had an average of 43 yards per punt.

“He has great hands,” Kohl said. “He has very explosive hips. Technically he needs to get better like a lot of high school punters. He has not reached his potential nearly as much in punting technically as he has in kicking.

“In college the hand to toe times have to get quicker. He’s going to have to get used to the college football – it’s a little different shape, it’s a little different mold. “

Kohl reminds that FSU is technically looking to fill four jobs due to the graduation of Beatty and the early departure of Roberto Aguayo: kicker, kickoff, holder and punter. He thinks Tyler can handle the responsibilities of punter and holder. Aguayo is considered the favorite to kick field goals, but Kohl said to not doubt Tyler’s abilities to kick.

The competition should be an entertaining one this spring and in preseason camp. But in the end, FSU should be set at kicker and punter for years to come.

“My hope is at the end of the day that Florida State has some of the best special teams and that he has a special teams advantage for the next four years,” Kohl said. “That’s something that’s real, real possible for them to do.”
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Tyler Enjoys FSU Official, Discusses Role

Nixa (Mo.) three-star kicker/punter Logan Tyler made his way to Florida State for an official visit over the weekend. He was accompanied by both of his parents.

“I had a great time,” Tyler said. “We all had a great time. It was really impressive.”

Tyler had visited FSU over the summer, participating in a kicking camp. He committed at that time. He has returned since making that pledge. This weekend though was the most intensive visit as he learned about everything regarding the academic and athletic life of being a Seminole.

Tyler, as well as fellow official visitors and current players, got to enjoy the new player’s lounge which was recently completed for players.

“We saw the new player lounge. It was awesome, it’s huge, there’s so much to do there,” Tyler said. “I could definitely see myself going in there all the time and hanging out with the guys watching games or movies.”

The visit also included plenty of good eating.

“I had two 14 ounce ribeye’s that were delicious. I also had some Key Lime pie, that was also delicious,” Tyler said.

“We had dinner in the President’s Suite on Saturday. It was awesome. We had fantastic food, crab legs, shrimp, just anything you wanted,” Tyler added. “Then we went to coach (Jimbo) Fisher’s house for desert.”

Tyler was hosted by freshman offensive lineman Andrew Boselli, but also spent a lot of time with freshman kicker Ricky Aguayo. Both of those players arrived at FSU in the last two weeks.

“I went out with Ricky Aguayo and Andrew Boselli and they showed me a good time out on the town,” Tyler said.

He also spent a lot of time with fellow commitment Josh Ball during the visit. He saw target Carlos Becker some, but Becker’s visit was slightly different than the visit of the pair of commitments.

The highlight of the visit for Tyler was spending time with the coaching staff.

“I really liked the coaching staff. They are normal people, good people,” Tyler said. “I felt really welcomed by them and comfortable with them. They were just an easy group of people to be around.”

He also had a conversation with special teams coordinator Jay Graham and head coach Jimbo Fisher about his role when he arrives – will he kick field goals, punt, or handle kickoffs? All of those roles were vacated by the departure of Roberto Aguayo and Cason Beatty following the 2015 season.

“All 3 spots are open, and nothing is reserved or taken,” Tyler said of what the staff told him. “The best player will play.”

Tyler is now looking forward to when he enrolls in the summer.

“I can’t wait to get there and spend my next four years there,” Tyler said. “It really is a great place.”

Tyler hopes to attend the spring game for Florida State in Orlando this year.
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It Was What I Thought It Would Be

Cornerback Trayvon Mullen (Coconut Creek, Fla.) said his Clemson official visit was "what I thought it would be."

Mullen grew up liking Clemson.

"It was real, real good," Mullen said. "Just meeting all of the coaches and the people there."

Clemson linebacker Rahshaun Smith served as his player-host.

"He did a good job of showing me around," Mullen said.

Mullen met with Clemson coach Dabo Swinney in his office before exiting.

"He basically told me about the opportunity," Mullen said. "I can help them get to their goals. I can be a highlight of their defense. I can help them be better because everything else is in place."

Clemson a.ssistants Brent Venables and Mike Reed added to Swinney's pitch.

"They said the same things," Mullen said. "They have a big need and want at my position and that I'm the guy for it especially with Mackensie Alexander leaving."

Mullen said he's still considering LSU, Clemson, Louisville, TCU and Florida State.

He still plans to announce his college choice on National Signing Day.

The Crystal Ball reads 50-percent for LSU, 38-percent for Florida State, three-percent for Alabama, three-percent for Clemson and three-percent foggy.

Mullen has officially visited Florida State, Clemson, TCU and Louisville.

He will take his final official visit, to LSU, this weekend.

"I'm looking forward to meeting their new Defensive Coordinator (Dave Aranda)," Mullen said. "I want to see what he's all about. I feel he should've reached out to me since I'm one of their top guys on the board but I mostly have been hearing from (Tiger defensive backs) coach (Corey) Raymond. I also want to talk to coach Raymond about what they have to offer and the opportunity there."

The four-star recruit is ranked as the nation's No. 5 cornerback and the No. 5 prospect in Florida in the 2016 class by 247Sports.com Composite Rankings.
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VIP Scoop: FSU In Pursuit Of Pie

Noles247 has confirmed Florida State will bring Keyshawn Young in on an official visit next weekend. Young is from Miami Senior high school. Besides FSU, he has offers from Michigan, Louisville, Miami, Alabama and USC to name a few.

A source says FSU’s coaching staff likes Young as a “dynamic athlete”.

It’s unclear which side of the ball he’s being recruited on. It seems that FSU feels he would add talent to the roster in some capacity and could be used wherever needed.

The Seminoles have been recruiting Keyshawn "Pie" Young for about a year. They cooled on him a bit during the summer, but his primary recruiter, Tim Brewster, has remained in contact with him throughout the fall and winter.
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Has Georgia Caught Up For Five a Star Burns?

Defensive end Brian Burns (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) has a "very nice" official visit to Georgia this weekend, per his father Brian Burns, Sr.

"I think he really enjoyed it," Burns said. "The part I know he liked the most was how Georgia told him how they are planning to use him coming off the edge."

How does the father feel his son's recruitment is shaping up?

"This is just me but I think it's Georgia and Florida State with Florida three," Burns, Sr. said.

The Crystal Ball reads 75-percent for Florida, 17-percent for Georgia and eight-percent for Miami.

His father said Burns still plans to officially visit Florida this weekend and Florida State January 29.

Will Hurricanes cornerbacks coach Mike Rumph, who was Burns' high school coach, get an official visit for Miami?

"I doubt it," Burns Sr. said. "I don't think there's enough time yet unless they can make something happen midweek."

The four-star prospect is ranked as the nation's No. 6 weak side defensive end and the No. 15 prospect in Florida in the 2016 class by 247Sports.com Composite Rankings.

274Sports.com could have more from Brian Burns on his Georgia official visit once he returns to Florida this evening.
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Carlos Becker Talks FSU Visit, Favorites

One of the hottest defensive back prospects in the country, four-star Carlos Becker, took an official visit to Florida State this weekend. He spoke with Noles247 about the trip.

“I liked it a lot,” Becker said after leaving Tallahassee. “I liked the coaches, it was a good atmosphere, just the love. There was a lot of love there.

“I spent time with (FSU defensive coordinator) Charles Kelly. He was pretty cool,” Becker added. “He said I can play in different spots there, he likes my size and can use me in a bunch of different ways.”

Becker went on the visit to Florida State with his mother.

“She loved it. She liked everything academically and just how the coaches were to her. She feels like they’re going to take care of me,” he said.

Coming off the visit Becker said three teams standout.

“FSU is pretty high. NC State, and Ohio State too. That’s pretty much my top three.”

Becker will visit Ohio State on the 22nd and Ole Miss on the 29th. Becker says he’ll make his decision after his final official visit.
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Two Tied On Top For Four Star Tackle

Offensive tackle Jauan Williams (Washington, D.C./Archbishop Carroll) said Texas A&M is now tied with Florida State on top following a weekend official visit to College Station, Texas.

"I felt comfortable at Texas A&M just like I did at FSU," Williams said. "I got the same feeling at Texas A&M that I did at FSU. I see a good opportunity for myself there, just like I do at FSU. I see myself playing early at both places. I love FSU and I love Texas A&M now, too. Texas A&M has really done a good job of developing offensive tackles and getting them to the next level. I feel they could develop my skills. They've sent a whole bunch of linemen to the draft."

Williams still plans to announce his college choice on National Signing Day.

The Crystal Ball reads 43-percent for Maryland, 36-percent for Alabama, 14-percent for Florida State and seven-percent for Ohio State.

Williams has officially visited Florida State and Texas A&M.

He still plans to officially visit LSU this weekend.

"I'm looking forward to seeing how the campus is," Williams said of LSU. "I'm familiar with (Tigers Offensive Line) coach (Jeff) Grimes and coach (Les) Miles. I want to get the experience at LSU since I've never been there before."

Williams said he will make that trip with his uncle. He doesn't believe his mother will be joining him.

For his final official visit, January 29, Williams said he plans to go to either Oklahoma, Florida, Miami or Nebraska. He hasn't made a decision on that trip yet.

Williams arrived at Texas A&M Friday with his mother and uncle.

"I enjoyed it," Williams said. "I loved the whole visit. I loved the locker rooms, staff, how the school works, the players, people, stadium and weight room."

Williams met with Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin in his office before exiting.

"He said I could be a big help for them," Williams said. "He said I could come in and do work. He's excited about their new Offensive Coordinator (Noel Mazzone) and said they are working hard to build something great. He's a good coach."

Williams said he has in-home visits this afternoon with Miami, Oklahoma and Florida.

He was unsure of his other in-home visits this week but mentioned that FSU would be by Wednesday or Thursday.

The four-star recruit is ranked as the nation's No. 15 offensive tackle and the No. 2 prospect in the District of Columbia in the 2016 class by 247Sports.com Composite Rankings.
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VIP Scoop: Fisher Set To See Safety Target

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, along with defensive coordinator Charles Kelly, are expected to see New Orleans (La.) McDonogh 35 three-star safety Clifford Chattman on Monday.

FSU went in-home with Chattman on Thursday. Area recruiter Randy Sanders locked up an official visit at that time.

Chattman officially visited Arizona this past weekend. He is expected at FSU this coming weekend, a visit Chattman confirmed again on Monday. Texas A&M is expected to host him on Jan. 29th.

There are no 247Sports.com Crystal Ball predictions for Chattman.

The 247Sports.com Composite ranks Chattman as the No. 44 athlete in the nation.
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VIP Scoop: Fisher Set To Visit With DT

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, along with defensive tackles coach Odell Haggins, is scheduled to see New Orleans (La.) McDonogh 35 four-star defensive tackle Stephon Taylor on Monday.

Taylor tells Noles247.com that he will also be officially visiting FSU this weekend, as we reported last week.

The 6-foot-4, 292-pound defensive tackle officially visited Texas this past weekend. He has also been to Oklahoma. Other visits are not set in stone beyond his upcoming trip to Tallahassee.

LSU leads Texas on the 247Sports.com Crystal Ball.

The 247Sports.com Composite ranks Taylor as the No. 289 prospect in the nation and No. 28 defensive tackle.
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Chattman Has A Top Four

New Orleans (La.) McDonogh 35 three-star safety Clifford Chattman tweeted a top four on Monday afternoon.

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He does not claim a favorite at this time.

Chattman is coming off an official visit to Arizona. He is expected to see Florida State and Texas A&M over the next two weekends.

The 247Sports.com Crystal Ball has no predictions.

Chattman is ranked as the No. 44 athlete in the nation by the 247Sports.com Composite.
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FSU Recruiting Scoop

Here's What I Got:

ó It is fair at this point to call it a three-team race for Trayvon Mullen. Clemson made a move over the weekend when they hosted the four-star cornerback. Basically, their pitch was a simple one, come in, play early, replace Mackensie Alexander. Clemson still has work to do to overtake FSU and LSU.

ó Four-star defensive end Terrell Hall has not eliminated Florida State, despite a tweet that stated, via symbols, Terps vs. Tide. He expects Brad Lawing by again this week.

ó As of today, Amir Rasul is set to see North Carolina this weekend. January 29th isn't locked in, it could be USC, but a source tells Noles247 that the FSU staff is expecting him to visit Tallahassee that weekend. Miami is also trying to make a push on their former pledge.

ó Earlier today Chris Nee reported defensive tackle target Stephon Taylor will visit Florida State this weekend as scheduled. Taylor told Nee he expects Jimbo Fisher and Odell Haggins.

ó Itís not only unclear who defensive tackle Raekwon Davis is actually committed, itís also unclear if heíll visit FSU this weekend. As of now Iím told the visit is still on. A source tells me his mother contacted the FSU staff last night to tell them her son had not made a final decision and the plan is to still visit FSU this weekend. Iíll be watching the situation closely as we head to the end of the week.

ó I expect Florida State to visit with Jayvaughn Myers and Nate Craig-Myers this week. FSU is still working on bringing them in on the weekend of the 29th. As of now theyíre both slated to visit Ole Miss that weekend. Weíll be watching to see if thereís any movement with that after FSU goes in-home.

ó The in-home visit went well with four-star safety commitment Jamel Cook last week. Iím told Florida State is expecting him to take an official visit, Iím looking into whether or not an exact date has been set. Cook is scheduled to see USC this weekend and LSU the weekend of the 29th. I have reason to believe that has changed and will report it once I speak with Cook. Heís currently returning from his official visit to Louisville today.

ó As reported by a Jacksonville newspaper, defensive tackle Zurial Davis scored a 21 on his ACT. Iím told FSU is going by his school later this week to check on his academics. It seems thereís still a concern that heís not going to qualify. Iíll know more later in the week.

ó Things remain status quo with prep offensive line commitment Mike Arnold. He did not early enroll, but heís still committed. Iím told heís going to sign with FSU in February and enroll in June.

ó I feel Florida State is the team to beat for cornerback Carlos Becker. I also said that prior to the weekend.

ó I still feel confident in my Crystal Ball prediction on linebacker Dontavious Jackson to Florida State.
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Top Remaining LB Target Names Final Schools

Florida State's top remaining linebacker target, four-star inside linebacker Dontavious Jackson of Houston (Texas) Alief Elsik, named his final schools on Monday.

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FSU dropped in on Jackson this past Thursday. Tim Brewster is leading the charge for the Seminoles with the 6-foot-2, 239-pound linebacker.

Jackson has already officially visited the Seminoles. He went to Florida this past weekend. He has also seen Michigan and UCLA. He plans to officially visit Alabama this weekend. An unofficial visit or visits may occur before his expected National Signing Day announcement.

Texas also remains in the hunt, and is considered the 247Sports.com Crystal Ball favorite.

The 247Sports.com Composite ranks Jackson as the No. 121 player in the nation and No. 6 inside linebacker.
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South Carolina Offers Peach State DT

South Carolina has offered Lawrenceville (Ga.) Central Gwinnett class of 2017 defensive tackle Emmanuel McNeil. The 6-foot-3, 280 pounder is originally from the Palmetto State and the Gamecocks should be a factor with him going forward. He also has offers from Florida, Florida State, LSU, Mississippi State and others.

Special teams coordinator Coleman Hutzler will be his recruiter of record for South Carolina.
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Florida State Trending For Four Star Offensive Lineman

Florida State is trending up for four-star offensive tackle Jauan Williams of Archbishop Carroll in Washington (D.C.).

The Seminoles have captured 29 percent of the 247Sports Crystal Ball votes for Williams, just below the 36 percent for Maryland and tied with the 29 percent for Alabama. But recently, those picks have gone the ‘Noles’ way, with the last four picks coming in Florida State, including two selections on Monday.

Williams visited Florida State on Dec. 11 and took a visit to Texas A&M over the weekend, though the Aggies haven’t picked up any 247Sports Crystal Ball picks of yet.

Williams, who plans to announce on National Signing Day, is the No. 15 offensive tackle and No. 152 overall prospect in the 247Sports Composite.
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VIP Scoop: FSU Visiting With 4 Star Pledge

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, as well as co-offensive coordinator and area recruiter Randy Sanders, are expected for a visit with New Orleans (La.) Holy Cross four-star cornerback Kyle Meyers on Monday.

Meyers is a solid pledge to the Seminoles. He is set to officially visit this coming weekend.

The 6-foot, 170-pound cornerback is ranked No. 271 overall and as the No. 28 cornerback by the 247Sports.com Composite.
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Five Star Burns Goes In Depth

Defensive end Brian Burns (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) said Georgia, Florida and Florida State are tied following his first official visit, to Georgia, over the weekend.

Burns said he still plans to visit Florida this weekend and Florida State January 29.

Burns said he "may" take an official visit to Alabama mid-week next week. He said his mother is currently setting that up.

The Crystal Ball reads 75-percent for Florida, 17-percent for Georgia and eight-percent for Miami.

"Georgia and FSU were always the top two for me, but Florida stepped it up and made a push," Burns explained. "(Gators linebackers) coach (Randy) Shannon is a guy I like talking to. I'm comfortable with him and I've made a bond there. FSU is very faithful. None of their coaches are leaving. Plus they are on the come up."

Miami recently hired Burns' high school coach, Mike Rumph, but the defensive end said he doesn't plan to officially visit the Hurricanes.

He arrived at Georgia Friday with his family.

"Georgia impressed me more than I thought it would," Burns said. "I had the same love for it as I had before."

Georgia led for Burns from this summer to late this fall.

Former Plantation, Fla./American Heritage standout, Bulldogs running back Sony Michel, hosted Burns.

"I like the way the players bonded," Burns said. "I like how the coaches treat the players."

Burns met with new Georgia coach Kirby Smart in his office before exiting.

"He told me how he needs pass rushers," Burns said. "He said that's a top priority. He said if I do go to Georgia be ready to work because I would have an early impact."

The four-star prospect is ranked as the nation's No. 5 weakside defensive end and the No. 13 overall recruit in Florida in the 2016 class by 247Sports.com Composite Rankings.


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Lawing Drops In On No.1 JUCO

Florida State defensive ends and outside linebackers coach Brad Lawing dropped in on Yuma (Ariz.) Arizona Western College four-star strong-side defensive end Jonathan Kongbo on Monday.

Good to see @CoachLawing from Florida State today, I call him the "professor" pic.twitter.com/Z61BJEeIQ7

FSU offered Kongbo in mid-December and has been working to earn an official visit ever since.

The former Tennessee pledge recently cut his list to eight, including the Seminoles. The other seven teams to make the cut were Alabama, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon, Tennessee, USC and Washington.

He has used official visits to Ole Miss, Oregon State and Tennessee. Alabama is scheduled to host him this upcoming weekend. A fifth and final official visit has yet to be scheduled.

The Crimson Tide have taken over as the Crystal Ball leader for the 6-foot-5.5, 264-pound defensive end.

The Wyoming transfer has three years to play his final three seasons. He is rated as the No. 1 junior college prospect in the nation by 247Sports.com.
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