Head Coach Jimbo Fisher not pleased with Wednesday's practice.
The Seminoles Returned to Practice on Wednesday afternoon.
It's a spring of moving parts in FSU's secondary where new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will tinker with a lineup that is missing Tyler Hunter, Nick Waisome and Ronald Darby because of injury and now features Lamarus Joyner at cornerback.
As part of an ongoing series of articles, get a glimpse of each member of FSU's 2013 signing class. Up next: defensive back Nate Andrews.
As part of an ongoing series of articles, get a glimpse of each member of FSU's 2013 signing class. Up next: cornerback Marquez White.
2013 SPRING OUTLOOK: Experienced defensive back, who enters his second season as the starter at free safety. Has great athleticism which allows him not only to play safety but show coverage skills if needed to play corner. Also excels as one of the top special teams players for the Seminoles.
2012 : Started all 14 games for FSU at free safety...top tackler in the secondary with 52 which ranked fifth on the team...one of six Seminoles who recorded an interception in 2012... set career bests for tackles, tackles for loss, games played, games started and forced fumbles...sixth on the team with four pass break-ups...also forced one fumble...grabbed interceptions against NC State and Northern Illinois, which was his second postseason INT in his career...played two of his most productive games versus FSU's two highest-ranked opponents...set a career high with 12 tackles in the win over then-No. 10 Clemson as he posted double digit tackles for the first time in his career...closed the regular season by recording his second-best tackle total with eight against No. 4 Florida...recorded a tackle in 13 of 14 games and registered a tackle in 12 straight games...first career start came in the season opener and started every game since after spending most of 2011 playing in dime packages.
2011: Backup defensive back who served as FSU's sixth defensive back in its dime package...played in 11 games and tallied 17 tackles, five pass break-ups and one interception...made a career-best three tackles three times in games against Charleston Southern, Duke and Florida...picked the best time for his first career interception when he picked off Notre Dame's Tommy Rees in the end zone to clinch the win for the Noles in the Champs Sports Bowl...earned an academic award at the annual team banquet.
2010: True freshman defensive back who played mostly on special teams...credited with a tackle and pass breakup against Samford and added another tackle against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship Game.
PERSONAL: Two-way standout at Dunnellon where he rushed for 500 yards and registered 53 tackles, six interceptions and three pass breakups during his junior season...split his time between receiver and cornerback as a senior...earned a three-star rating from Rivals and Scout.com...No. 90 player in the state from SuperPrep 115...No. 85 according to Rivals and No. 83 by Scout.com...No. 21 cornerback prospect per ESPN...boasted 31-inch vertical and 4.44 40-yard dash time out of high school...participated in the FACA North-South All-Star game...member of Florida Times-Union Super 75 and rated the No. 7 cornerback in the state...Orlando Sentinel's Bill Buchalter rated him as the No. 14 corner prospect in Florida...selected Florida State over Miami, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Purdue, Rutgers, USF and UCF...born March 2, 1991.