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Florida State football, recruiting news: New coaches and recruiting recap

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FSU’s coordinators take the mic as recruiting offers go down to the wire.

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Mike Norvell Introduction Press Conference
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Recruiting:

Early Signing Period is right around the corner so let’s catch up with some of FSU’s targets and likely signees after the big recruiting push last weekend:

The bell cow of FSU’s class, five-star Demorie Tate will participate in the Under Armour Game:

Here’s some of McCluster’s highlights:

OL targets Zane Herring and Thomas Shrader:

Four-star receiver Malachi Wideman’s visit was a success.

Four-star linebacker commit Stephen Dix, Jr. took an official visit - “This program is going to turn around.”

Kentron Poitier is also a potential signee:

One-time commit Morven Joseph is also being recruited by #NoleNation:

After his official visit OL recruit Alex Atcavage re-opened his recruitment:

FSU offered 2020 blue-chip Georgia running back Jahmyr Gibbs and JUCO DE and Louisville commit Yay Diaby.

Football:

Florida State’s new coordinators, Kenny Dillingham and Adam Fuller, spoke to the media for the first time as members of the ’Noles coaching staff. Fuller spoke about working with Mike Norvell and the kind of defense he wants to build in Tallahassee and the traits and characteristics he wants his unit to exhibit. Dillingham spoke about the new style of offense FSU will run, working with Norvell, relationships with coaches and players, and more. One thing that tied both coordinators’ pressers was being on the same page.

Gabe Nabers and Jaiden Lars-Woodbey won some hardware:

Alex Hornibrook and Dontavious Jackson’s FSU careers have come to an end.

Talented Louisville OT Mekhi Becton’s college career has also ended:

Other Sports:

The Men’s basketball team rose in both polls, and will take on North Florida at the Donald L. Tucker Center tonight at 8:30.

This early in the season bracketology projections are literally all over the map. Not that they aren’t up in the air all the way until Selection Sunday, but still.

Three FSU soccer players were recognized in awards season.

Alumni:

Former ’Noles in the NFL never cease to be entertaining, whether it’s Jameis Winston’s rollercoaster or the explosiveness of Dalvin Cook or Derwin James’ insane instincts or Nigel Bradham’s playmaking.