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Florida State 2016 recruiting: Andrew Boselli, offensive line

Continuing to review Florida State's 2016 signing class.

Andrew Boselli announced on twitter in April that he would play football at Florida State, and not once second thought his decision, ultimately enrolling early this January. If the "Boselli" surname sounds familiar, you are not mistaken; his father is retired NFL offensive tackle Tony Boselli who made the pro bowl five times after being drafted second overall in the 1995 NFL draft from USC.

Boselli was rated a three-star prospect in the composite 24/7 rankings out of Jacksonville (Fl.) Episcopal school who finished 5-5 this past season. The 6'4 290 pound lineman claimed offers from Miami (FL), Maryland, Illinois, Missouri, LSU, Duke, Vanderbilt, Penn State, Cal and Colorado. Besides officially visiting FSU on December 11th, Boselli attended summer camp in Tallahassee this past summer. Other than Florida State, he made visits to Duke, Alabama and Georgia.

In high school, Boselli played on both the offensive and defensive lines, using his big frame and strength to quickly find his way into the backfield and on offense, throwing back the oncoming rushers like rag dolls, albeit against suspect competition. At 290 pounds, the newest 'Nole is the second lightest offensive lineman on the team, however he has plenty of time to grow and gain experience. Boselli does not project to play early, as he needs to add 15-20 pounds.

Boselli does not profile as a tackle due to his length, and seems more likely to end up at guard or center. It's important to stack talent on top of talent to create depth, and Boselli is a part of FSU doing that along the offensive line. If Boselli can learn to play lower while adding the necessary muscle, he could become a contributor later in his career.