It's a spring of moving parts in FSU's secondary where new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will tinker with a lineup that is missing Tyler Hunter, Nick Waisome and Ronald Darby because of injury and now features Lamarus Joyner at cornerback.
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.
Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor breaks down FSU's returning defensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs on the defensive line, at linebacker and in the secondary heading into National Signing Day 2013.
Friday and Saturday are special days for the many FSU students that will take part in Fall 2012 commencement ceremonies at the Donald L. Tucker Center. Included in this semester's graduation celebration are 26 current and former student-athletes.
2012 OUTLOOK: Reserve safety who has a good understanding of Mark Stoops' defensive scheme. Physical player with good speed and has been an asset on playing special teams.
2011: Redshirt sophomore safety who played in six games primarily on special teams on the punt coverage unit...played a couple snaps as a reserve safety against Charleston Southern and ULM.
2010: Redshirt freshman who played in seven games including five of the last six - primarily on special teams (punt return team)...registered three tackles (one solo, two assisted)...earned an academic achievement award at the 2010 football banquet for having one of the top GPAs for his class.
2009: A redshirt season.
PERSONAL: Product of powerhouse Byrnes High School (S.C.), which won three consecutive state titles, capped by a 14-1 season in 2008 - Bright's senior year...earned AP All-State honors as a senior...registered 192 tackles and seven interceptions over his final two seasons...an outstanding student who graduated from high school with a 3.4 GPA...selected FSU over offers from Texas A&M and Stanford...born October 3, 1990.