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57   Holmes Onwukaife
Holmes Onwukaife

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Cedar Park, Texas

High School:
Cedar Park

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245

Position:
LB


03/17/2012

Spring-Practice Primer: Linebackers

Nick Moody has made the move from safety to linebacker for his final season as Florida State has to replace the productive shoes of three-year starter Nigel Bradham when spring practices start Monday.

02/29/2012

Signee Breakdown: Northrup

As part of an ongoing series of articles, Seminoles.com Senior Writer Brandon Mellor looks at each member of Florida State's vaunted 2012 recruiting class. Next on the list is linebacker Reggie Northrup.

02/20/2012

Florida State Offseason Notes

FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher announces a few personnel changes for the 2012 season.

02/15/2012

Signee Breakdown: Eligwe

As part of an ongoing series of articles, Seminoles.com Senior Writer Brandon Mellor looks at each member of Florida State's vaunted 2012 recruiting class. Next on the list is linebacker Markuss Eligwe.

01/18/2012

Signing Day Preview: Defense

Seminoles.com Senior Writer 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 2012.

2011 OUTLOOK
Physically and mentally mature outside linebacker who spent last season learning the nuances of FSU's intricate defensive scheme. Underwent shoulder surgery in the offseason which caused him to miss spring practice but coaches are optimistic that he'll contribute this fall at middle linebacker position.

2010
Redshirt season.

PERSONAL
Earned a three-star ranking from Rivals and Scout.com...the No. 29 outside linebacker and No. 61 overall prospect in Texas according to Rivals...SuperPrep Texas 122 ranked Onwukaife as the No. 84 prospect in the state...earned Texas All-District 5A-16 honors at linebacker, though some scouting services had him listed at defensive line...ESPN ranked him the No. 46 defensive end prospect...tallied 85 tackles and 13 sacks combined as a sophomore and junior...had 18 scholarship offers from FBS programs as well as one Ivy League school....committed to Florida State in late July of 2009 and remained firm, despite overtures from Michigan, Texas Tech, Houston, Colorado, Missouri, Baylor and UCLA...born July 15, 1992.

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