How many 'Noles will be selected in the first round? Will FSU set a school record for total number of draft selections? Those answers and more when the NFL's annual selection process kicks off Thursday night.
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.
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.
PERSONAL: Standout two-year starter at left tackle for one of the top junior college programs nationally... earned honorable mention NJCAA Football All-America honors this past season as a sophomore at NMMI...helped lead the Broncos to a 9-3 overall mark, a second place finish in the WSFL with a 6-2 record, a berth in the C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl and a No. 14 final national ranking in the NJCAA... named to the 2011 All-WSFL first team offense... anchored an offensive line that helped New Mexico Military Institute average 475 yards of total offense which produced a rushing attack that amassed 2,818 yards (234.8 yards per game) and a passing attack that totaled 2,882 yards (240.2 yards per game)... as a true freshman at NMMI, earned the Broncos' "Hustle Award" and didn't allow a sack in his first season as a starter ...rated a four-star JC prospect by Scout.com and a three-star prospect by Rivals.com...chose Florida State over Arkansas, Mississippi State and Oklahoma State.