Florida State's four-player quarterback battle takes center stage Saturday at 2 p.m. inside Doak Campbell Stadium.
Florida State lost a handful of NFL talent on the defensive line this off-season but the 'Noles boast a roster full of potential stars ready to step up in their absence.
As part of an ongoing series of articles, get a glimpse of each member of FSU's 2013 signing class. Up next: defensive tackle Keith Bryant.
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.
2013 OUTLOOK:One of the top defensive linemen coming out of high school who gained valuable experience in his first season with the Seminoles. Looks to take over one of the vacated starting jobs in the defensive interior. Has good size and the ability to fire off on the snap, get into the backfield and be disruptive. Switches to No. 90 after wearing jersey No. 81 as a true freshman.
2012: True freshman that appeared in 10 games this season...had his best statistical day in a win over Wake Forest where he recorded a career-best three tackles and a tackle for loss...saw action versus Georgia Tech in the ACC Championship Game recording a tackle.
PERSONAL:Consensus five-star defensive tackle and a force in the interior of the line...has good size and the ability to fire off on the snap, get into the backfield and be disruptive... comes off the ball low, plays with leverage and shows the quickness to chase down a player in the backfield having been clocked around a 4.8 in the 40...Under Armour All-American...USA Today 2011 All-USA Second Team All-American...ESPNHS Second Team All-American...2012 Parade All-American and SI.com's 2011 High School First Team All-American...racked up 38 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, 15 sacks and five forced fumbles while helping Friendship Collegiate to a 9-1 record...earned first team All-Met by the Washington Post as a senior offensive lineman grading out at 90 percent but was always projected as a defensive player at the next level...No. 10 player on the ESPNU 150 and No. 1 defensive tackle, No. 2 player in the region and No. 1 player in D.C. by ESPN...ranked the No. 7 prospect nationally by Rivals and No. 1 player in D.C. and No. 2 defensive tackle...No. 17 on Tom Lemming's MaxPreps Top 100...Scout ranks him as the No. 4 defensive tackle...No. 1 player in D.C., No. 3 defensive tackle and No. 14 on the Top 247 list by 247Sports...tallied 40 tackles, six sacks, one interception and one fumble recovery as a junior...selected FSU over Alabama and Auburn.