Three days in at the Elite 11 camp and FSU quarterback commit Jeff Sims is cementing his place among this class’ best QB prospects:
Which state produces the best high school talent? It’s definitely not “Gerogia”. Do you see any other issues or missing states from this list?
Which state has the best high school football? — Five Star Football (@fivestarfball) June 28, 2019
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Former FSU star linebacker and NFL Super Bowl Champion Nigel Bradham held a football camp in Wakulla to give back to the youth in the area. Former linebacker Nick Moody was also in attendance. If the story ended there this would have made our Alumni section below, but Tribe19 made an appearance:
FSU also made top-eight cut for 2021 five-star OT prospect Amarius Mims.
Cam Akers was named to the top 10 of College Football News’ 2019 Preseason All-American Running Backs Team. CFN also named tight end Tre’ McKitty to their honorable mention preseason AA tight end team.
Dontae Lucas has transformed his body, claiming to have lost 75 pounds:
Florida Gator head coach Dan Mullen was ranked as the 4th-best head coach in the SEC by CFN. Do you agree with that ranking?
The daughter of former FSU track star Candi Odom just beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon at just 15 years old!
We are eagerly awaiting an application for admission from this FSU legacy in a few years' time. https://t.co/6FtsZCkJJp— FSU Admissions (@FSUAdmissions) July 1, 2019
ESPN even interviewed Gauff’s parents:
J.C. Flowers signed a major league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates:
4th-rder J.C. Flowers signs with @Pirates for $500k (pick 124 value = $460k). Florida State RHP, low-90s fastball, flashes of a solid slider & changeup, could take off once he focuses solely on pitching. Had 13 SV & 13 HR for Seminoles this spring. @MLBDraft— Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) July 1, 2019
Six new members will be inducted into FSU’s Hall of Fame this fall, including the now-retired Coach Mike Martin and:
...former FSU quarterback Rick Stockstill who led the 1980 Seminoles to a 10-2 record and Associated Press No. 5 national ranking, two-time golf All-American Caroline Westrup, two-time NCAA champion and nine-time All-American from cross country and track, Susan Kuijken, and two-time All-Metro Conference basketball star, Mickey Dillard.
Brian Burns is a very impressive 75 overall rated player in Madden — 75 is a great rating for a rookie.
Chris Thompson is one of the most electric players to come through FSU in recent memory, and he keeps our top 100 player countdown on track.