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.
Defensive players Brandon Jenkins and Lamarcus Joyner, kicker Dustin Hopkins and specialist Greg Reid represent FSU on the annual list.
Seminoles.com's Scott Kotick looks ahead to the 12 game-changing players entering the 2012 Football season
Seminoles excel on the field, in the classroom and in the community in 2011-12.
AP photos from today's game
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Florida State vs. Duke :: Oct. 15, 2011 (AP Photos)
2012 OUTLOOK: Instinctive player who excels not only on the defensive side of the ball but as a returner on special teams. Has great vision and awareness on the field which makes him a natural playmaker with good feel for the game. Part of one of the top secondaries in the country with Xavier Rhodes and Lamarcus Joyner. Preseason candidate for The Paul Hornung Award presented to the most versatile player in major college football and has garnered preseason honors by several publications as one of the best returners in the country. Heads into the season 313 yards off Deion Sanders' Florida State career record for punt return yards (1,429).
2011: Junior cornerback who was part of a three-man starting rotation with Mike Harris and Xavier Rhodes...played in 11 games and started nine of them...registered 32 tackles (27 unassisted, five assisted), one tackle for loss, two interceptions and five pass breakups... tallied a season-high five tackles twice against Duke and Miami...played one of his best defensive games of the season at Florida where he intercepted two passes in the first half and returned one 12 yards to set up FSU's first TD...is a threat to score as a punt returner with three career TDs...his third career punt return TD came against Miami, when he sprinted 83 yards to the end zone in the final minute of the first half...moved into second place in FSU history with 89 career returns and 1,117 return yards...ranks fifth all-time in the ACC in career punt return yards (1,117) and fifth in career punt return average (12.6)...returned 37 punts for 416 yards while averaging 11.2 yards per return leading the ACC in returns, punt return yards and ranking third in the league and 17th nationally in punt return average...named one of three most valuable players on special teams at the team's annual banquet.
2010: A 14-game starter at the boundary cornerback position after making the transition as primary nickelback in 2009...capped off the season by earning Chick-fil-A Bowl Defensive MVP after racking up five tackles, two forced fumbles and four pass breakups in the win over SEC East Champion South Carolina...led the team and ranked fifth in the ACC in kickoff returns (23.9 avg), amassing an FSU single-season record 724 yards on 30 returns with a long of 55...set a single-game school record with 193 kickoff return yards against North Carolina, breaking a mark that stood for 36 years...also led the `Noles in punt returns with 314 yards on 31 attempts (10.1 avg), including a 74-yarder for a touchdown in the opener against Samford, which was the second of his career...ranked fourth on the team with 65 tackles, including 54 solo stops, which tied for second-most among `Noles...had a career-high 10 tackles against Oklahoma...led the Seminoles with 14 pass breakups and 17 passes defended...recorded second-most interceptions (3), including a career-best two in FSU's road win at Virginia...also notched a drive-stopping fourth quarter interception in the win over Maryland...honorable mention All-ACC defensive back...his 742 kickoff return yards were the most in a single-season by a Seminole surpassing Michael Ray Garvin's (697) mark in 2007...given the Mr. Versatile Award at the annual football team banquet.
2009: Played all 13 games as a true freshman...led the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision in punt returns with an 18.4 yard average, piling up 387 yards on 21 returns, including a 68-yard return for a touchdown at Wake Forest...a week later at home against Maryland, with FSU's active bowl appearance streak on the line, his 48-yard return set up the game-winning TD with 1:14 to play...Reid burst on the scene with 100 yards in kickoff returns in his collegiate debut against Miami, and also added his first interception and contributed three tackles...he averaged 25.5 yards as FSU's primary kickoff return man to rank fourth in the ACC...returned a third quarter interception 63 yards for a touchdown in a 54-28 win at No. 7 BYU...became the first Seminole since Clifton Abraham in 1992 to return a punt and an interception for a touchdown in the same season...finished the season with 23 tackles (16 solos), which ranked second among true freshmen...finished second on the team with six pass break-ups...logged a career-high four tackles (three solos) against Georgia Tech...led the Seminoles with 1,114 all purpose yards (85.7 ypg) without a single yard of offense...twice earned ACC Specialist of the Week honors and added one ACC Defensive Back of the Week honor...a consensus freshman All-American as a punt return specialist...was an honorable mention All-ACC selection.
PERSONAL: Highly decorated three-way star out of Lowndes County High School...earned All-American honors from Parade Magazine, Under Armour, EA Sports and SuperPrep...MVP of Under Armour All-Star game...AAAAA Georgia Sports Writers Player of the Year...Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Classes Georgia Player of the Year...earned acclaim as the AAAAA Georgia Player of the Decade...as a senior cornerback at Lowndes registered 28 tackles (21 solos), nine interceptions and a fumble recovery...also rushed for 1,242 yards on 118 carries with 16 TDs and caught eight passes for 234 yards and two scores...had a combined 352 return yards on 19 touches...a five-star recruit who was rated as the No. 2 cornerback in the nation...born September 8, 1990.