The Florida State football team is set to host its Senior Day ceremony ahead of its matchup with Boston College in the first Friday night game played in Doak Campbell Stadium since 1957. As part of the ceremony, 15 seniors, nine of whom are on scholarship, will be honored as their careers in Tallahassee near conclusion.
This senior class entered its final season with its eyes locked on the lofty goal of becoming the first ever group of Florida State Seminoles to win a pair of national championships during their careers. Although the results of this season have ensured that this won’t be a possibility, this class has accomplished a great deal over the past four/five years. With four games left this season including the bowl game, the 2013 recruiting class has a 43-7 record (.860) with the potential to finish with as many as 47 wins to seven losses (a potential .870 winning percentage).
Should be able to average 11 wins or more a year for their career,” FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher said. “A couple have two or three ACC titles, a national title, been some really good, productive guys that have played a lot of great football here at Florida State. Happy days and sad days.”
Some notable offensive players who will be honored on Sunday are receiver Bobo Wilson, whose career has already ended with a foot injury but will finish just outside the top 20 on FSU’s all-time receiving yards list, Kermit Whitfield, who will always be remembered for his kick return touchdown in Florida State’s national championship win over Auburn, quarterback Sean Maguire, fullback Freddie Stevenson, and starting left guard Kareem Are.
On defense, defensive end DeMarcus Walker, who recently became just the third Seminole ever to put together two double-digit sack seasons as well as established defensive backs Marquez White and Nate Andrews will be recognized.
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