The early signing day is upon us and you can follow along with all the new additions to Florida State Seminoles Football as they roll in.
ICYMI: Our NoleThruandThru took a look at the coaching carousel and how it might impact FSU’s recruiting.
As always, you can discuss all things recruiting and Early Signing Day in Tomahawk Nation’s recruiting thread.
We heard from FSU head coach Mike Norvell as his team prepares for their season finale.
Former FSU DB Jaiden Lars-Woodbey has found a new home with in-conference foe Boston College:
It seems like Virginia Tech Athletic Director Whit Babcock was actually trying to throw support behind head coach Justin Fuente, but this isn’t exactly a ringing endorsement:
This feels like more of an indictment than an explanation. https://t.co/yJgngWW3HC— ️♈️ (@ADavidHaleJoint) December 15, 2020
If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. If you play good, they pay good:
And they would play good, taking down Georgia Tech behind a strong second half from freshman Scottie Barnes.
You can catch the highlights from the game here:
Some encouraging news from Keyontae Johnson’s parents on his condition after a scary collapse on the court this past Saturday in Tallahassee:
The ’Noles also have an official game scheduled as Troy released their season schedule, which includes a trip to Tallahassee in March:
Trent Forrest is making a good impression early with the Utah Jazz:
Trying to figure out how the Jazz got Trent Forrest on a two way.....he’s a roster talent— Tony Jones (@Tjonesonthenba) December 15, 2020
Forrest’s new head coach is most impressed with the winning pedigree and mentality he brings to the table:
Quin Snyder on two-way guard Trent Forrest.— Ben Anderson (@BensHoops) December 15, 2020
"The thing that jumps off the page about Trent is he just wins. He was all time winningest player in @FSUHoops history."
Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight says that the analytics favor FSU’s two lottery picks as being some of the best value picks from this year’s draft:
Rookies that our NBA projections like, with comparison to actual draft position. Note: this only includes players who played NCAA ball.— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) December 14, 2020
1. Haliburton (12)
2. Wiseman (2)
3. Anthony Edwards (1)
4. Vassell (11)
5. Patrick Williams (4)
6. Okongwu (6)
In case this wasn’t already known—you don’t want to see Dalvin Cook in the open field:
50 forced missed tackles club (PFF)— Ian Hartitz (@Ihartitz) December 15, 2020
Dalvin Cook (71)
Mike Davis (60)
David Montgomery (57)
Derrick Henry (57)
Kareem Hunt (51)
Josh Jacobs (50)
Kamara (49) and Robinson (48) should be there soon.