Florida State football had 24 total commitments in its 2017 recruiting class. Those commits represent nine different states. However, the real intrigue is that FSU was able to pull the No. 1 prospect from five different states according to 247 Sports Composite rankings.
From Mississippi, No. 2 overall prospect in the country RB Cam Akers brought his talents to Tallahassee when he enrolled early in January. Before the signing of Akers, Florida State had never signed a top-11 prospect from Mississippi.
Safety Hamsah Nasirildeen, North Carolina’s No. 1 player, was a recent commit to Florida State, flipping from South Carolina days before National Signing Day. Overall in the country, the four-star is ranked No. 111.
For the third straight recruiting cycle, Florida State signed the No. 1 player from Virginia. This time it was five-star RB Khalan Laborn who is ranked No. 28 overall.
Massive 6’7 tight end Alexander Marshall checks in as the No. 1 player in Maine. The No. 499 overall player in the nation, originally from Massachusetts, has been going to Bridgton Academy for his senior year of high school.
Texas’ Marvin Wilson was ranked No. 1 in both the state of Texas and among national defensive tackles. Wilson has the capability to have a very strong and successful career at Florida State.
For good measures, DE Joshua Kaindoh would have been the No. 1 player in his home state of Maryland had he not transferred to IMG Academy. Instead, Kaindoh was ranked the No. 2 player in Florida and No. 9 overall.
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