In preparation for the Aug. 6 start of FSU football's fall camp, Seminoles.com previews an offensive and defensive position every day this week. Monday: Running backs and defensive tackles
In the final installment of FSU football class breakdowns, Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor takes a look at the scholarship freshmen
Featuring a trio of talented underclassmen and the return of a veteran playmaker, FSU's rotation in the backfield isn't short on talent entering the spring.
As part of an ongoing series of articles, Seminoles.com Senior Writer Brandon Mellor looks at each member of Florida State's vaunted 2012 recruiting class. Next on the list is linebacker Reggie Northrup.
Seminoles.com Senior Writer Brandon Mellor breaks down FSU's returning offensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs on that side of the ball heading into National Signing Day 2012.
2012 OUTLOOK: Reserve fullback, who spent his first season learning behind veteran players Lonnie Pryor and Debrale Smiley. Added strength and size after primarily being a running back in high school. Looks to carry over momentum from a productive spring practice which saw him gain a majority of reps while blocking for his fellow unitmates, Pryor and Smiley, who were forced into running back roles due to injuries this past spring.
2011: Redshirt season
PERSONAL: One of the leading rushers in the greater Jacksonville area for two seasons before suffering a knee injury in spring football, sidelining him for his entire senior season...a powerful back who is a tough, inside runner...three-star running back by both Rivals.com and Scout.com who ranked as the No. 11 all-purpose back by Rivals.com and No. 65 running back by Scout.com...rated the No. 29 running back by ESPN...rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports...No. 90 on the SuperPrep Florida 110...helped lead his team to the second round of the state playoffs as a junior in 2009 when he ran for 1,800 yards and scored 19 touchdowns...rated No. 91 in the 2010 Post Season Top 100 by Scout.com's Mike Bakas...chose Florida State over Illinois...born January 24, 1992.