Florida State leads nation with 11 NFL Draft picks to establish a new school record, as six 'Noles hear their name called Saturday.
At Florida State: A 2007 preseason All-ACC third team pick by Athlon Magazine...one of the Seminoles' most experienced defensive linemen who will be the starter at the defensive tackle position... started the final five games of the 2006 season at the defensive tackle position...earned his first career start against The Citadel during his true freshman season of 2006...has played in 22 of Florida State's last 26 games in the last two seasons with six starting assignments... earned the Big Otis award for defense and the award as the defensive player most committed to physical development following spring practice in 2007.
Sophomore Year (2006): Played in 12 of the Seminoles' 13 games and started five games (Virginia, Wake Forest, Western Michigan, Florida, UCLA) at defensive tackle...finished 11th on the team with a career-high 25 tackles including a career-high four tackles for minus yardage...one of nine players on the team with at least four tackles for minus yardage...career-high eight total tackles (including the first quarterback sack of his career) came against Western Michigan with four tackles coming against Virginia...finished the season well as he totaled 24 of his 25 tackles in the final seven games...recorded tackles for minus yardage against Maryland, Virginia, Wake Forest and Western Michigan.
Freshman Year (2005): Appeared in 10 games and earned the starting assignment at the defensive tackle position in place of Andre Fluellen against The Citadel...only true freshman to earn a start on defense during the season...totaled 10 tackles and one quarterback hurry on the season...recorded his season-high five tackles in his only start, including 1.5 for loss against The Citadel.
High School: Graduated from Bradford in 2005...played four years of varsity at Bradford High School and helped lead his team to the state semifinals in each of his last three years...named the Gainesville Sun Player of the Year as a senior...an all-state first team and all-area selection following his junior and senior seasons...participated in the Califlorida Bowl with several members of Florida State's 2005 signing class...the Class 2A Mr. Football runner-up as a senior...totaled 131 tackles, 21 tackles for minus yardage, 12 sacks and forced 11 fumbles as a senior...chose Florida State over Georgia, Tennessee, Iowa and Florida.
Personal: Born June 21, 1987...enrolled in FSU's undergraduate studies program...last name pronounced GUY-in.