FSU returns four standouts on an ever-improving line that is now in need of a new starter at right tackle in the wake of Menelik Watson's early exit to the NFL Draft.
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.
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 breaks down FSU's returning offensive players and looks at the 'Noles' needs at quarterback, running back/fullback, wide receiver, tight end and offensive line heading into National Signing Day 2013.
Halfway through the season, Seminoles.com's Brandon Mellor looks at the what each of the freshmen, redshirt freshman and junior-college transfers have done for the 'Noles.
2013 SPRING OUTLOOK: Versatile lineman who can play inside or outside and enters spring looking to contribute more with a starting spot at tackle up for grabs.
2012: Reserve lineman who played in five games (Murray State, Savannah State, Boston College, Duke and Maryland)...played 10 snaps in wins over Boston College and Duke and posted a season-high grade of 70 percent against the Eagles.
2011: Redshirt season
PERSONAL: Three-star offensive lineman who split time between guard and center as a senior at Miami Jackson High School and also logged time on the defensive line...helped pave the way for Jackson's appearance in the first round of the 3A state playoffs...rated the No. 29 offensive guard by Rivals.com and No. 42 offensive tackle by Scout.com...rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports...No. 78 on Bill Buchalter's 2011 Florida Top 100 for the Orlando Sentinel...selected second team All-Dade County by The Miami Herald as a senior and earned honorable mention standing as a junior...member of the Times-Union's Florida Super 75 where he was rated as the No. 2 offensive guard...No. 92 offensive tackle by ESPN...No. 80 on the SuperPrep Florida 110...born December 1, 1982.