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Florida State Football: OFFICIAL Tribe ‘23 Recruiting and Transfer Portal Thread #17

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Welcome to the 17th edition of the Official #Tribe23 Recruiting Thread! FSU’s 2023 class has 16 prep commitments and 4 transfer portal additions as the Seminoles begin preparations to meet Oklahoma in the Cheez-It Bowl. We are now in the recruiting home stretch of December, with FSU hosting the first of two big weekends prior to the Early Signing Period.

Who’ll be the next to visit, commit, or decommit? As always, head below for all the links to our recruiting content, check out the comment section to keep up to date on the latest Florida State Seminoles football recruiting news, and be sure to post any questions, mock classes, or comments.

Tomahawk Nation also rolled out a podcast channel called Everything Noles, which includes our rebranded recruiting podcast, The Florida State of Recruiting Podcast: The Three Stars. Check out our first episode right here and check back in this article as we’ll list links to each podcast we record, for your convenience.

For those of you on social media, The Three Stars have a Twitter account that you can follow!


Florida State Recruiting Class of 2023

(click on names for links to commitment articles)

Class of 2023 football commits

QUARTERBACK: 3 star Brock Glenn (TN)

RUNNING BACK: 4 star Samuel Singleton Jr. (FL)

WIDE RECEIVER: 5 star Hykeem Williams (FL)

WIDE RECEIVER: 3 star Darren “Goldie” Lawrence (FL)

WIDE RECEIVER: 4 star Vandrevius Jacobs (FL)

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: 4 star Lucas Simmons (FL)

DEFENSIVE END: 4 star Lamont “Boots” Green, Jr. (FL)

DEFENSIVE END: 3 star JUCO Jaden Jones (AL)

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: 3 star Tavion Gadson (GA)

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: 4 star Keldric Faulk (AL)

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: 4 star Keith Sampson, Jr. (NC)

LINEBACKER: 4 star Blake Nichelson (CA)

LINEBACKER: 3 star DeMarco Ward (GA)

DEFENSIVE BACK/ATHLETE: 3 star Quindarrius Jones (MS)

DEFENSIVE BACK: 3 star Ja’Bril Rawls (FL)

DEFENSIVE BACK: 3 star Kenton “KJ” Kirkland (FL)

Transfer portal additions

RUNNING BACK: Caziah Holmes (Penn State)

TIGHT END: Jaheim Bell (South Carolina)

TIGHT END: Kyle Morlock (Shorter College, Division 2)

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN: Darrell Jackson (Miami, FL)

Potential Transfer Portal names to know:

WR: Grant DuBose (Charlotte); RaRa Thomas (Mississippi State Bulldogs); Drae McCray (Austin Peay).

OL: Casey Roddick (Colorado Buffaloes) — OV on Dec 16 weekend; Keiondre Jones (Auburn Tigers) — OV on Dec 16 weekend; Spencer Holstege (Purdue Boilermakers); Ajani “AJ” Cornelius (Rhode Island); Jeremiah Byers (UTEP)- OV on Dec 9 weekend; Rusty Staats (Western Kentucky); Gunner Britton (WKU); Myles Hinton (Stanford Cardinal); Jordan Davis (South Carolina); Dillon Wade (Tulsa).

DL: Braden Fiske (Western Michigan) — OV on Dec 16 weekend; Andre Carter (WMU); Truman Jones (Harvard); Shane Cokes (Dartmouth); Gilber Edmond (South Carolina Gamecocks).

DB: Jason Maitre (Boston College Eagles); Davonte Brown (UCF Knights)- OV on Dec 9 weekend; Fentrell Cypress (Virginia Cavaliers) — OV on Dec 16 weekend; Flip Dixon (Minnesota Gophers); Tony Grimes (North Carolina Tar Heels).

Florida State of Recruiting: The Three Stars podcasts:

(11/22/22): Instant reaction to Brock Glenn’s commitment, pre-signing day thoughts

(9/23/22): Breaking down the visitor list for Boston College

(9/23/22): Instant reaction to 5 star WR Hykeem Williams commitment

(9/21/22): Instant reaction to Blake Nichelson’s commitment

(9/2/22): Caziah Holmes, Tribe24 outreach, and LSU visitors

(8/15/22): Instant reaction to Kenton Kirkland’s commitment

(8/5/22): Instant reaction to Samuel Singleton’s commitment

(8/2/22): Seminole Showcase recap, quarterback recruiting

(7/5/22): Some blue chip lineman commits and NIL thoughts

(6/16/22): Recapping a trio of commits and Tae Woody’s addition to the roster

(6/9/22): Breaking down the QB targets

(3/29/22): Quarterbacks

(3/3/22): Previewing FSU’s first 2023 Elite Junior Day