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Report: FSU defensive end Gilber Edmond to transfer

Edmond, a redshirt senior, spent one year in Tallahassee

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Florida State Seminoles defensive end Gilber Edmond is heading to the transfer portal, per On3 and 247Sports.

Edmond, who transferred in from South Carolina last season, spent just one year with the Seminoles.

Primarily a depth player in 2023, Edmond was a co-starter in FSU’s loss to Georgia in the Orange Bowl.

Edmond had 23 tackles (8 solo, 15 assisted) and 1.5 tackles for loss during his season in Tallahassee.

His FSU bio:

Rated as No. 3 edge player in portal and No. 39 overall transfer prospect by 247Sports…ranked 24th nationally among transfers by Rivals…appeared in 21 games in three seasons at South Carolina…recorded 44 tackles, including 9.5 for loss with 2.0 sacks…played all 12 games in regular season and made 10 starts his redshirt sophomore season in 2022…recorded 39 tackles, 9.0 for loss with 2.0 sacks, and nine quarterback hurries…registered career-high seven tackles with 1.0 sack in 24-14 victory at No. 13 Kentucky…made career-high and team-best 2.5 tackles for loss in 56-20 win vs. Charlotte…appeared in seven games in 2021, making three tackles with 0.5 for loss…saw action in two games while redshirting in 2020 and registered two tackles…rated 71st at his position and 186th overall from Florida in Class of 2020…helped lead Westwood to 6A district title after making 80 tackles, including 22.0 for loss with 17.0 sacks, four fumble recoveries and one interception his senior season…earned all-area recognition and was finalist for TCPalm Defensive Player of the Year…played wide receiver before moving to defensive end his senior year…also competed in track and field for Panthers and set school record in 110-meter hurdles.