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94   Justin Mincey
Justin Mincey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Folston, GA

High School:
Charlton County

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 272

Position:
DT


2009: Played in just fi ve games after bouncing back from an injury ... Had four total tackles in the regular season.

2008: The starter at the nose guard position in the Seminoles' 2008 bowl game...played in nine games while starting four and earning nine tackles...a starter at the nose tackle position against Virginia Tech, Maryland, Florida and Wisconsin...nine tackles during the 2008 regular season matched his total of nine tackles during the first two seasons of his career...a single-season career-high 4.5 tackles for loss - one tackle for loss more than he recorded in his first two seasons as a Seminole...first solo quarterback sack came in the Seminoles' victory over Colorado...recorded a single-game career-high two tackles for loss against the Buffaloes...single-game career best four tackles against Boston College with two stops coming against Colorado and Florida.

2007: Played in 12 games...started four games at the right defensive end position against Wake Forest, Miami, Duke and Boston College for the first four starts of his career...his 12 games played and four starts are both career-highs...earned a single-season career-high five tackles, a single-season career-high2.5 tackles for minus yardage and a single-season career-high 0.5 quarterback sack...career-high two tackles against Wake Forest and in Florida State's victory over Duke...totaled two tackles for minus yardage in the win over Duke.

2006: Played in seven games as a true freshman at the defensive tackle position...was one of 17 true freshmen to earn playing time during the season for the Seminoles...played in the final seven games of the season including Florida State's victory over UCLA in the Emerald Bowl...totaled four tackles during the season with one each coming against Wake Forest, Western Michigan, Florida and UCLA...first career tackle for minus yardage came against Wake Forest.

High School: Graduated from Hargrave Military Academy in 2006...four-star prospect and the No. 7 ranked overall recruit on Rivals.com's Prep School Top 50...rated a four-star player and No. 10 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com...originally a member of Florida State's 2005 signing class that ranked No. 2 in the nation according to Rivals.com and then resigned in 2006 following his one season at Hargrave....was the 65th ranked player in the country in 2005 and was named all-area, all-region and all-state after racking up 86 tackles and nine sacks as a senior...named the Defensive Player of the Year in Class 2A in the state of Georgia...ran an impressive 4.65 in the 40-yard dash at the Hargrave Combine during his one season there...chose Florida State over Florida and Georgia.

Personal: Born Mar. 5, 1986...major is social science.

DEFENSE

G TKL TFL SACK FF FR BLK INT
2006 7 4 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2007 12 5 2.5 0.5 0 0 0 0
2008 9 9 4.5 1.0 1 0 0 0
2009 5 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 33 22 8.0 1.5 1 0 0 0


Career-Highs:

Tackles 4, Boston College, 2008
TFL 2, two times last vs. Colorado, 2008
Sacks 1, vs. Colorado, 2008

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