FSU returns four standouts on an ever-improving line that is now in need of a new starter at right tackle in the wake of Menelik Watson's early exit to the NFL Draft.
Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor looks back at what each returning football player did in 2012 and looks ahead at what to expect from them when spring practices get started.
Wednesday a host of future Florida State football players will put pen to paper and officially join the FSU family. Here's a look at what their soon-to-be teammates were ranked when they were going through the recruiting process.
Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor breaks down FSU's returning offensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs at quarterback, running back/fullback, wide receiver, tight end and offensive line heading into National Signing Day 2013.
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. Thursday: Offensive linemen and special teams
2013 OUTLOOK: Promising lineman, who has seen limited action in career as a Seminole, but has some upside. Heads into his fourth season in the offensive system and should add depth at either guard spots while also having the ability to play some tackle.
2012: Missed the majority of the season recovering from hip surgery.
2011: Redshirt freshman played in three games for the Seminoles...had a season-high seven snaps against Maryland...also logged three snaps in the win at Boston College and two snaps in win over NC State...named one of three Offensive Scout Team Players of the Year.
2010: Redshirt season.
PERSONAL: Outstanding drive blocker with a motor and a mean streak out of high school...played tackle for the Paladins and was a second team, preseason New Jersey All-State selection...held a three-star rating from both Rivals and Scout.com...Rivals' No. 12 rated player in the Garden State, which also ranked him as the No. 53 tackle nationally...Scout had him as the No. 49 offensive tackle prospect nationally...held a No. 20 ranking among SuperPrep New Jersey 36...ESPN ranked Foose as the No. 93 offensive tackle...lone offensive line prospect in FSU's class of 2010...held more than a dozen FBS scholarship offers, including Rutgers, South Carolina and Boston College...flipped to FSU after initially committing to Illinois...born December 15, 1991.