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Florida State left impression on 2017 defensive end Jarez Parks Wednesday

FSU made an impression on 2017's No. 1 rated weak-side defensive end.

Chris Nee, 247

The top-rated weak-side defensive end in the 2017 class, Jarez Parks, came away excited about his first visit to Florida State.

"I love it here, I love the atmosphere," Parks said.

"I learned a lot, to be honest. I didn't think I would learn as much, but I'm learning new things to improve my game and I really like that."

Parks, a 247 composite five-star out of Sebastian River, was impressive and showed why he earned those stars at such an early stage in the process. And at 6-foot-5, 245-pounds, he had no problem showcasing tons of strength and athletic ability.

If you listen closely -- in the video, you can hear FSU defensive end Demarcus Walker say "ohh, that's what I'm talking about," before sharing a nodding grin with fellow DE Jacob Pugh, who is actually pictured.

Parks also had quite a bit of interaction with a number of FSU coaches on Wednesday, and even spent some one-on-one time with defensive ends coach Brad Lawing.

"(He had me) working on my get-offs, my hand movements, trying to improve my game when I'm (rushing)," Parks said. "He helped me a lot, and I'm very happy he (wasn't) one of those coaches that yell at you. I like it when a coach talks to me, and then I'll get it done. Yelling doesn't do much for me anyways, so I'm happy that he talked to me and walked me through it, and I was able to do what he needed me to do."

The powerful recruit currently holds offers from a number of schools including FSU, Alabama, Florida, Clemson and South Carolina. And he says FSU wants him back on campus in the near future for another visit.

As for summer plans, he expects to camp again, though he doesn't have a specific schedule at this time. But he says he'll remember this one.