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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU’s running game is making strides

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Brian Burns impresses in NFL debut

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: APR 06 Florida State Spring Game Photo by Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Football:

Cam Akers will prove this year why he was in the conversation for top-rated recruit from the 2017 class.

FSU signed a stellar defensive back class last cycle and they’re making their presence known early into fall camp.

FSU has announced a new venture for Seminole Boosters.

FSU over Virginia, Miami over Florida, Duke over Syracuse? Look for plenty of upsets in the ACC carousel this year.

As a player that played primarily rush-end in high school, redshirt freshman Amari Gainer is loving his new role in FSU’s defense.

Recruiting:

It’s one thing to go 5-7; it’s another thing to go 5-7 and enter the following fall with the best recruiting class in state despite having the worst season in the state. Miami and Florida fans are angry/concerned for a good reason.

If FSU manages to actually cash in this year and win eight plus games this staff’s recruiting ceiling will skyrocket.

How exactly did FSU pull two elite running back recruits in one week despite the current state of its running game?

FSU has offered four-star defensive end James Sylvester:

He’s committed to TCU.

Alumni:

Brian Burns sacked Chase Daniels twice in the first half in his NFL debut.

Just an appearance from your friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man.

As of yesterday we’re 23 days away from FSU Football which also means that linebacker Paul McGowan is No. 23 in the countdown of FSU’s top 100 players of all-time.