Gold beats Garnet, 40-24, Saturday as the 'Noles' passing game -- and as a result, the quarterback battle -- steals the show at Doak Campbell Stadium.
Quotes from the 2013 Florida State Spring Game
Ryan Pensy, Scott Kotick, Layne Herdt and Brandon Mellor from Seminoles.com share their thoughts on FSU's spring practices, which come to an end Saturday at the annual Garnet & Gold Game.
With each passing day the Seminoles continue to get better
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.
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2013 SPRING OUTLOOK: Versatile defensive back that can play either corner or safety. Has good ball skills and instincts which allowed him to excel on special teams, tying for the team-lead with seven special teams tackles. Will push for time in the rotation at corner this spring.
2012: Freshman defensive back has played in 14 games for the Seminoles...posted 14 tackles on the season...had a career day against Boston College with four solo tackles...he also recorded a 10-yard tackle for loss in the fourth quarter against the Eagles...secured the first pass breakup of his career against Murray State...also a key contributor on kickoff and punt return coverage teams.
PERSONAL:Versatile four-star defensive back that can play either corner or safety...played safety for Ocala's Vanguard High School and showed good ball skills and instincts on his way to being named Vangaurd's first ever Under Armour All-American...also played wide receiver...recorded 52 tackles as a senior and earned Associated Press' Class 6A all-state first team honors as a defensive utility player...played in the Under Armour All-America game and made three tackles and had one pass break-up for Team Blur...named first team All-County by The Ocala Star-Banner...named to the Super 75 by the Florida Times-Union...No. 52 on the Orlando Sentinel's 2012 Florida Top 100...rated a four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...No. 6 safety, No. 23 player in Florida and No. 59 regionally by ESPN and the No. 133 player on the ESPNU 150...ranked No. 9 safety, No. 23 player in Florida and No. 118 nationally by Rivals...No. 46 on the Mobile Register's Super Southeast 120...listed as the No. 10 safety and No. 16 player in the Scout.com Florida Top 100...No. 11 safety, No. 25 player in Florida and No. 168 on the Top 247 by 247Sports...has been clocked with sub 4.4 time in the 40-yard dash...named to the Super 75 by the Florida Times-Union...earned all-county honors as a junior after logging 83 tackles and an interception as the Knights' starting safety...posted a county-best 33.8-yards-per-return average on kickoffs, including a school-record four touchdowns as a sophomore at Vanguard...chose Florida State over Alabama and Miami (Fla.).