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Noles News: FSU hitting recruiting trail, prepping for spring

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Plus, a former Seminole gets an NFL gig

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Recruiting

Florida State offered Leyton Nelson, a 6’6 272-pound offensive tackle from Orlando, who also holds offers from Arizona State, Boston College, Cincinnati, Miami-Florida, Mississippi State, Oregon, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Tennessee, UCF and USF.

Want to catch up on all the latest FSU recruiting action? Looking to get answers on who FSU is targeting in 2022, 2023, and beyond? How about in the transfer portal? We’ve got your back in both of our Florida State Seminoles football recruiting threads:

Also, today kicks off the first in the 2022 State of Recruiting series, with the first dropping at 9 a.m. (if you’re reading this after 9 a.m., pretend that you are not and are now pleasantly surprised.)

Football

What exactly is “The Process,” outside of a meme and a failed way of building a basketball contender? Jon Marchant digs deep into the origins of the thought philosophy, which literally to everybody’s surprise but mine comes from ancient Greece, because everything comes from ancient Greece, because we invented everything.

Seriously, though, he wrote a great breakdown into how each successful coach has embodied The Process, how it’s played into FSU’s success in the past and how it can help it in the future.

In just another example of the Golden Standard of Journalism we do here at Tomahawk, Austin Cox knocked out a feature piece on new roomies and FSU receivers Joshua Burrell and Malik McClain — check it out here.

Congrats to the Dillingfam! I know that once you get married you’re allowed to start to slip in your fashion because you’ve finally achieved the freedom of eternal, legally obligated attraction, but somebody has to get the Boy Wizard some new kicks:

Basketball

FSU women’s basketball is set to take on Syracuse at home tonight, with the game set to be televised on the ACC Network.

Baseball

FSU baseball is just eight days away, and lil’ ol’ Brett Nevitt can barely hold back his excitement over America’s pastime finally returning to the Howser. Jump into his latest practice notebook, and make sure to catch up on all of his coverage to get full insight into the team.

Softball

Florida State softball’s game with Florida A&M scheduled for today has been postponed.

All Sports

FSU men’s golfer graduate transfer Vincent Norrman has been named a finalist for the Ben Hogan Award Golfer of the Month for January, in which he shot a 13-under 203 and a 4-under 212, winning the Timuquana Collegiate and placing 7 at the Camp Creek Seminole Invitational.

Florida State junior Adriaan Wildschutt was named the ACC Men’s Cross Country Performer of the Week after the FSU Winter XC Classic on Friday, his FSU debut, where he placed third overall with an 8k time of 23:16.7.

Jaelin Howell, who after a big 2020 season for FSU soccer was called up to the USWNT, was named the 2021 Sportswomen of the Colorado award winner for soccer as announced by the Sports Women of Colorado on Wednesday.

Qinchun Rao, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Science, has received two grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop tests that can detect whether a food contains shellfish.

At 74 percent, Florida State University now has the best four-year graduation rate of any public university in Florida.