Byron Cardwell is a 6’0 193 pound running back from San Diego, CA.
The Class of 2021 prospect attends Morse High School and has a 92 rating (4*) from the 247 Sports Composite List. The sites consider him the 224th best player in America (12th best RB and 20th best player in California).
He has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, California, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska, Penn State, Tennessee, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, and Washington State, among others.
He received his Florida State offer at the beginning of last month:
TN caught up with Cardwell after the offer to learn more about his game and recruitment:
How’d you get the offer and what’d it mean to you?
“I got the offer from Coach YAC (Johnson)—he talked about my game [and] how he liked it.
This offer was big because Florida State is on [the way] up and ready to light the nation up.”
What do you know about Florida State as a California kid?
“It’s muggy, and [they have a] lot of cultures there.”
Do you have a list of top schools at the moment—where does FSU fit into that?
“I have a list of my top schools—I’d say FSU is a high contender in that list.”
Who else is up there?
“Utah, Washington, Cal, USC, UCLA, LSU, and Tennessee.”
Is there an offer you’re waiting for that would be a game-changer?
“I would say yes.”
“Clemson and Georgia.”
How would you describe your game?
“My game is a mixture of power and speed.”
What player(s) do you idolize?
“I like to watch Barry Sanders and Ezekiel Elliott.”
What are the biggest things you’re looking for in a school?
“Family environment, school that can help me get to where I need to be in life and set me up for a career, and football program that is solid and [able to develop] my game.”