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62   Rodney Hudson
Rodney Hudson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, AL

High School:
B.C. Rain

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 282

Position:
OG


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2010:Four-year senior starter is the most decorated offensive lineman in Atlantic Coast Conference history...earned unanimous first team All-American honors; the first by a Seminole since Alex Barron in 2004...one of three finalists for the Outland Trophy...won his second consecutive Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the ACC's most dominant lineman...just the second lineman in league history to be selected All-ACC four times; the first selected first team three times...a nine-time ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week over the course of his career; more than any player at any position in conference history...started all 14 games at left guard this season, pushing his career total to 48...played 904 snaps and posted a team-leading grade of 88 percent...also led the team with 48 knockdown blocks...was penalized once (11 games ago) and tagged for only four missed assignments all season...the lone Seminole lineman to not relinquish a sack this season...earned ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week three times (BYU, Miami and Florida)...career-high 10 knockdown blocks came in the win over BYU...posted his highest grade - 97 percent - in the ACC Championship game against Virginia Tech...post four grades of 90 percent or higher (BYU, Miami, Florida and Va Tech) on the season...earned a grade of 86 in his final game against South Carolina in the Chick-fil-A Bowl as the Seminoles rushed for 218 yards against the SEC's top-rated run defense ..consensus preseason All-American and candidate for the Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy...earned the Hinesman Award as the most dominant performer at the conclusion of spring practice and was also honored with the Matt Schmauch academic award.

2009: Winner of the ACC Jacobs Blocking Award as the league's most dominant offensive lineman...earned FWAA All-American honors and was second team Associated Press All-American...selected All-ACC for a third consecutive season; the second in a row as a first team choice...posted team-high season average grade of 87 over 11 starts after missing final two regular season games with knee sprain...injury ended streak of 28 consecutive starts...returned to the starting lineup in the Gator Bowl as the Seminoles rolled up 415 total yards in the win over West Virginia..strung together four consecutive games with grades of 90 or higher, including a pair of 97s against ACC champion Georgia Tech and runner-up Clemson...did not allow a sack or quarterback pressure all season...earned two ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors...penalized only twice and charged with four missed assignments on year...finished with 38 knockdown blocks.

2008: Started all 13 games at left guard and earned first-team All-ACC honors... three-time ACC Offensive Linemen of the Week...led the team with 64 knockdown blocks and had only eight missed assignments in 893 snaps...had a streak of 20 games and 1,024 snaps without a penalty end when he was whistled for a false start against Virginia Tech for the first flag of his career.

2007: Started 10 of 13 games as a true freshman and earned Freshman All-American honors from a variety of outlets, including the prestigious FWAA...a second team All-ACC pick and earned ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors once...was FSU's starter at left guard in the opener as a true freshman against Clemson and closed the year as the starter at left tackle against Kentucky in the Music City Bowl...graded out at 80 percent or better over the final eight games of the season...was not penalized the entire season and charged with only five missed assignments...credited with 14 knockdown blocks.

PERSONAL
Versatile and talented, has game experience at tackle and center as well as guard...majoring in recreation & leisure and is on track to graduate...winner of sophomore class academic award for offense in `08....earned first team All-State honors as a junior and senior for B.C. Rain...graded out at 95 percent for the entire season as a senior, when he totaled 47 pancake blocks...also logged 55 tackles as a defensive lineman...chose FSU over West Virginia, Alabama, Auburn, Louisville, Ole Miss, USF and Southern Miss...born July 12, 1989.

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