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.
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 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.
Saturday marks the last time that many members of the 2009 signing class will play at Doak Campbell Stadium. Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor looks back at that '09 class and breaks down the careers of each signee.
2013 SPRING OUTLOOK: Another versatile offensive lineman who can play either inside at guard or outside at tackle. Experienced lineman in the system, who has been limited after recovering from a season-ending injury in 2011 and slowly coming back in 2012.
2012: Saw action during the season opener against Murray State.
2011: Sat out the season after suffering a preseason concussion.
2010: Redshirt freshman who was forced into duty after some injuries on the offensive line...played in 13 games and made four starts - three at left tackle and one at right guard..played 229 snaps with his best game coming against Samford when he graded out at 78 percent...totaled five knockdown blocks.
2009: Spent his redshirt season working at a variety of positions along the offensive line...did not play a snap, though he did dress and travel to several road games late in the year.
PERSONAL: A versatile offensive lineman who excelled at center, but was projected to play guard...a first-team All-County selection by the Palm Beach Post...was the lone junior selected to the Palm Beach County Super 11 team...participated in the Treasure Coast and Outback All-Star games...his coach at Glades Central was former Seminole Jessie Hester...played on both sides of the line at Glades Central...chose FSU over LSU, Tennessee and Auburn...born November 27, 1989.