Gold beats Garnet, 40-24, Saturday as the 'Noles' passing game -- and as a result, the quarterback battle -- steals the show at Doak Campbell Stadium.
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.
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 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.
Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor breaks down FSU's returning defensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs on the defensive line, at linebacker and in the secondary heading into National Signing Day 2013.
2013 SPRING OUTLOOK: Reserve safety, who was one of the main contributors on special teams where he played in 12 games in 2012. Looks to continue that role in the spring as well as add depth in new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt's defense.
2011: Served as a member of the scout team.
2010: Played in 12 games for the Seminoles primarily on special teams and recorded two tackles, one at Virginia and one against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game.
2009: Spent his redshirt season working predominantly with the scout team.
PERSONAL: Highly touted three-star prospect out of powerhouse Lowndes County program, where he was teammates with current Seminoles Tyler Hunter, Greg Reid and Telvin Smith...an AP All-State and Atlanta Journal-Constitution first team selection...outstanding athlete who played running back, linebacker and safety for the 12-1 Vikings...recorded 78 tackles as a senior...also competed in the long jump, triple jump, high jump and 4x100 relay for the Lowndes County track & field team...his cousin is FSU tight end Ja'Baris Little...chose the `Noles over offers from Clemson and Auburn...born September 10, 1989.