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Florida State football, recruiting news: '93, '13 FSU teams among best ever?

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Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

-Jamie Newberg of Scout released a list of what he considers the best college football teams of all time and FSU is the only program with multiple squads included as the '93 and '13 teams were included on the list.

On '93

This team also featured Warrick Dunn,Derrick Brooks, Tamarick Vanover, Kez McCorvey, William Floyd, Clifton Abraham,Corey Sawyer, Devin Bush, and others. The offense got all the publicity but this defense was outstanding. This unit posted four shutouts and held three other teams to seven points or less.

On '13

They literally cruised through the regular season, crushing every opponent on their schedule. In seven games the Seminoles held opponents to seven points or less. The offense lit up the scoreboard with scores that hit 80, 63, 62, 59 twice, 54, 51 and scored in the 40s five times.

- Tom D'Angelo of the Palm Beach Post writes about the increased number of neutral-site games that Florida State has scheduled in the coming years and the ways in which it benefits the program.

- David Hale and Jared Shanker finished ESPN's series of debates about which ACC teams have the best players at each position group with a debate over who has the best special teams unit in the ACC. Hale went with the Duke Blue Devils while Shanker sided with the Seminoles, citing the experience of third-year punter Cason Beatty and the 2013 Lou Groza winner Roberto Aguayo:

Then, of course, there is Roberto Aguayo, the wildly popular Florida State kicker. If EPA is the preferred metric, Aguayo’s 18.38 EPA on field goals led the country. He made 90 percent of his kicks, and he was among the best nationally on long-distance field goals. Only two kickers who attempted at least three 50-yard field goals were more accurate than Aguayo from deep.

- Safid Deen of the Tallahassee Democrat discusses how FSU's veterans on offense have risen to the occasion so far in fall camp.

- Chad Reuter of CFB 24/7 included FSU LT Rod Johnson in his list of the top 15 true sophomores.

Florida State coaches moved Cameron Erving from left tackle to center last season due to injuries, and the Seminoles' offense proved better for it because of Johnson's quick study as the new starting left tackle. It wasn't a surprise that the 6-7, 323-pound young man used his enormous wingspan and relatively light feet to effectively pass protect and block for the run.

- Chris Nee of Noles247 reports that the FSU/UM game should be well attended by recruits as five FSU targets have already scheduled their official visits for that weekend.

The five prospects that have indicated they will use an official visit to FSU that weekend are Coconut Creek (Fla.) five-star cornerback Trayvon Mullen, Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra four-star safety Brandon Burton, Philadelphia (Pa.) Imhotep Institute four-star tight end Naseir Upshur, Havelock (N.C.) four-star outside linebacker Keion Joyner and Houston (Texas) Alief Elsik four-star inside linebacker Dontavious Jackson.