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Florida State football recruiting: Junior day preview, updates

Updates will appear in the comment section Saturday morning and afternoon. More names will be added as we confirm.

Florida State is hosting its second junior day of 2017 this weekend. The first was a success. What happens at a junior day? I broke it down in 2014. More updates as kids tweet their intentions.

Florida State actually welcomed in two quarterbacks earlier this week in Bailey Hockman of Power Springs (Ga.) McEachern High School, who has an FSU offer, and Jacob Free, of Brantley (Ala.), who does not. A third QB will be in this weekend in N'Kosi Perry, a dual-threat from Ocala Vanguard. I saw Perry over the weekend and he is very raw, though very athletic and talented.

Running back Khalon Laborn, one of the better smaller backs nationally will be in. He is a former teammate of FSU five-star cornerback signee Levonta Taylor at Virginia Beach Ocean Lakes High School. It would not surprise if Laborn committed on his visit.

Receiver commitment D.J. Matthews, one of the best slot receivers in the country from Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian will be in attendance. 2018 slot receiver Justin Watkins, of North Marion told me he may visit this weekend as well. Watkins is a former LSU commitment who now likes Clemson and FSU.

Offensive lineman Trey Hill, a 2018 prospect from Warner Robbins (Ga.) Houston County will also be coming and may receive an offer.

On the defensive side of the ball, FSU welcomes in some top defensive linemen including Marvin Wilson, the No. 1 defensive tackle nationally from Bellaire (Texas) Episcopal. FSU is battling every school in the country for Wilson. Tre Lawson, of North Augusta (SC) is also coming in and FSU has offered the 6'7, 250-pound three-star. LaBryan Ray of Madison (Ala.) James Clemens is a top-50 national player who is an awesome 6'5, 283 pounds. Most think he'll stay in state and end up with the Crimson Tide, but he is super talented. His teammate Kyriq McDonald, a 2018 cornerback who has not been offered as of yet is also coming with him.

Linebacker commitment Bradley Jennings Jr., of Jacksonvile Sandalwood will be visiting and trying to make #Tribe17 even better. FSU also expects Decalon Brooks in, who is the son of FSU legend Derrick Brooks. I'll be interested to see if James Houston, of American Heritage Plantation makes it up.

The defensive backfield is also loaded, with Pembroke Pines (Fla.) Flanagan High's Stanford Samuels III, a five-star cornerback and FSU legacy; corner Jamyest Williams, a four-star from Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer, and safety Cyrus Fagan, of Daytona Mainland. Fagan is a player we feel could commit this weekend. We'll also be watching to see if Ameer Speed, a recent FSU offer and teammate of Jennings Jr. will make it up. As of last weekend he was unsure.