Tomahawk Nation’s Bud Elliott has been keeping track of how well schools are recruiting blue-chip, 2019 prospects from the state of FL. As of right now, the ’Noles have landed 9 commitments, which is the best mark in the country.
Updated the Sunshine State Scorecard— SB Nation Recruiting (@SBNRecruiting) July 31, 2018
4/5-stars from the state of Florida so far
1 Florida, Georgia, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Penn State
24 remain uncommittedhttps://t.co/xclxCZiLzX
The Seminoles landed a big commitment from 4-star linebacker Kalen DeLoach on Monday. Here’s the moment when the player from Islands High School (Savannah, GA) joined Tribe 19:
Looks like there are 2 quarterback competitions that Florida State head coach Willie Taggart will keep his eye on this summer. One involves Deondre Francois, James Blackman, and Bailey Hockman, while the other involves his son, 2020 prospect Willie Taggart, Jr.
If Florida State is going to have success in 2018, they are going to need some younger players to step up on defense. Luckily, freshman Joshua Kaindoh flashed some serious potential in 2017 and is poised for a breakout season:
FSU’s Labor Day opponent Virginia Tech was hit with some more attrition yesterday. Freshman defensive tackle Cam Goode is no longer with the Hokies:
STATEMENT FROM COACH FUENTE pic.twitter.com/LSh7iOkxIj— Virginia Tech Football (@VT_Football) July 31, 2018
VT has lost 10 defensive players this offseason to the draft, dismissal, injury, ineligibility or transfer.— Curt Weiler (@CurtMWeiler) July 31, 2018
Also lost its co-defensive coordinator.
Seems significant for the Hokies' season opener at #FSU. https://t.co/GCbUCq2hIT
For more information on Florida State’s other opponents this year, be sure to visit our collection of previews by SBNation’s Bill Connelly.
Additions have been planned to help maximize the gameday experience at Doak Campbell Stadium. Newly announced amenities and events include the Back Porch, Legacy Team Walk, and Coca-Cola Tailgate Zone.
The launch of the ACC Network in 2019 is expected to generate some major revenue for all of the schools in the conference. However, one often ignored issue (a major issue by the way) when it comes to discussing this deal is who is going to carry the network?
FSU football has had some great plays in New Orleans over the years. Play No. 34 in our Top 100 series recaps one of the most memorable Superdome moments in team history.
All of the plays from this series can be found here.