Florida State's four-player quarterback battle takes center stage Saturday at 2 p.m. inside Doak Campbell Stadium.
With each passing day the Seminoles continue to get better
The Seminoles Returned to Practice on Wednesday afternoon.
Florida State returns just three scholarship tight ends for spring practice but the Nick O'Leary, Kevin Haplea and Christo Kourtzidis trio has the talent to give the 'Noles a new offensive look.
As part of an ongoing series of articles, get a glimpse of each member of FSU's 2013 signing class. Up first: tight end Jeremy Kerr.
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2013 SPRING OUTLOOK: Big, physical tight end who is a good blocker off the line as well as a good receiver in the passing game. Goes into spring practice looking to gain more experience in the FSU offensive system, which should translate into more reps in 2013.
2012: True freshman who played in eight games seeing time on offense but also on special teams...earned first career start against Savannah State and also saw action against Murray State, Wake Forest, Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Georgia Tech and Northern Illinois...first career reception came - a 13-yard gain - came in the second half against Savannah State.
PERSONAL:Four-star tight end prospect known for strong hands and the ability to catch the ball away from his body, fight for yards after the catch and break arm tackles...can play from an in-line position or flexed out wide as a receiver...excels as a blocker and will only get better at the next level...named Orange County all-region first team by ESPNLA.com...hauled in 38 receptions for 416 yards and four TD receptions as a senior in 2011...caught 29 passes for 429 yards as a junior...earned MaxPreps California Division I all-state first team honors...also picked up All-Orange County and All-Pac 5 Division honors...ranked No. 7 on the Top 50 senior football recruits by OCVarsity.com...rated a four-star prospect ranking as the No. 11 tight end by Scout.com, a four-star prospect as the No. 8 tight end by 247Sports, No. 25 player in the state of California and 219th player on the Top247 list...a four-star prospect as the No. 8 tight end, No. 25 player and 194th overall player by Rivals...earned a three-star rating by ESPN as the No. 26 tight end nationally, No. 61 prospect in the state of California and No. 91 regionally...two-way player at Lutheran HS playing tight end and defensive end...chose Florida State over Cal.