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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU makes blue chip target’s final four

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Your daily dose of Florida State football, recruiting and alumni news.

Recruiting:

  • Local four-star LB Amari Gainer from Chiles High School released his final four schools along with a May 26th commitment date. Alongside Florida State in his final four is Texas, Alabama and Miami. Gainer is rated the No. 319 overall prospect in the nation and the No. 23 outside linebacker. He has offers from 27 different schools.

Football:

At Tennessee, Hulen was responsible for leading the Tennessee Fund staff. He joined the athletic department in February 2005 and has "been the lead development officer on several seven-figure leadership gifts," according to his Tennessee bio.

He was also "integrally involved" in fundraising for Neyland Stadium's renovations, Tennessee's Campaign for Comprehensive Excellence and the Campaign for Tennessee basketball, which helped build Pratt Pavilion and renovate Thompson-Boling Arena.

Alumni:

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers K Roberto Aguayo had a tough outing in his first public head-to-head with Nick Folk, another kicker on the Bucs that the team signed this past offseason to compete with Aguayo.
  • Former FSU center Michael Ojo has his sights set on playing in the NBA.