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Florida State football, recruiting news: Grind pays off for two FSU walk-ons

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Plus, some injury news on the offensive line

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Recruiting:

ESPN did a second edition of its Position U series, detailing which schools produce the most talent at each position. The site had Florida State Seminoles football ranked as No. 1 for defensive linemen, No. 5 for wide receivers, No. 6 for quarterbacks, No. 6 for defensive backs and No. 10 for offensive line.

Nicco Marchiol, a top Florida State quarterback target in the Class of 2022, is excited for the day coaches can ramp up communication with athletes:

2021 four-star defensive end commit Joshua Farmer is ready to try and take somebody’s job next year:

Football:

As part of media availability on Tuesday, we spoke with head coach Mike Norvell, wide receivers coach Ron Dugans and receivers Keyshawn Helton and Jordan Young.

Norvell took the time to address the recent scholarships given to former walk-ons Wyatt Rector (tight end) and Deonte Sheffield (running back), saying that he believes both have the potential to impact the team this season.

One other storyline was the benefit of Norvell and Dugans’ history as receivers — a topic explored by new Tomahawk Nation contributor Austin Cox.

Norvell also confirmed that offensive lineman Zane Herring will miss the season after having shoulder surgery, while Dugans alluded to freshman receiver Bryan Robinson being hurt, though didn’t go into further detail.

Senior defensive tackle Marvin Wilson added another accolade to his resume Tuesday, having been named a preseason first-team AP All-American.

Wilson joins Joshua Kaindoh and Asante Samuel Jr. as part of The Athletics’ NFL Draft Big Board.

Basketball:

A late happy birthday shout out, but technically, does time even exist in 2020?

An interview with former Florida State hooper and future NBA draft pick Devin Vassell:

Christ Koumadje was named defensive MVP of the NBA’s development league, the G League:

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