Florida State leads nation with 11 NFL Draft picks to establish a new school record, as six 'Noles hear their name called Saturday.
How many 'Noles will be selected in the first round? Will FSU set a school record for total number of draft selections? Those answers and more when the NFL's annual selection process kicks off Thursday night.
At Florida State: Florida State's deep snapper for the second consecutive year...executed every deep snap for the Seminoles in 2006 (13 games) and has snapped in 19 games during his two year varsity letter winning career...has started 14 games entering the 2007 season with starting assignments in all 13 games in 2006 and the final game of the regular season against Florida in 2005...earned playing time for the first time against Virginia as a redshirt freshman in 2004...strong and accurate snaps...the Seminoles' snapper on all short (PAT) and long snaps (punts) during the 2006 season.
Junior Year (2006): Started all 13 games and was flawless on all of his long and short snaps...credited with three tackles on punt coverage - the first three tackles of his career...tackles came against Maryland, Wake Forest and Florida...no fumbled or muffed snaps in 115 attempts (17 point after touchdowns, 35 field goals and 63 punts) during the season...the short snapper for Gary Cismesia's 53-yrd field goal against Rice and Graham Gano's 63-yrd punt against Wake Forest.
Sophomore Year (2005): Snapped for all punts vs. Florida with Myles Hodish slowed by an injury...also saw action as a deep snapper vs. Clemson, Duke, Wake Forest and The Citadel...was the snapper for Gary Cismesia's season-long 49-yard field goal vs. Duke...did not play against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game or against Penn State in the Orange Bowl because of a knee injury.
Freshman Year (2004): Earned playing time as the deep snapper for punts against Virginia and Duke...served as the back-up to Myles Hodish.
2003: A redshirt season.
High School: Graduated from Tampa Jesuit in 2003...lettered three years in football as a long snapper, linebacker (junior year) and center (senior year)...won the district championship all three years...advanced to the state semifinals as a senior...also lettered for four years as a wrestler...team won wrestling district titles in all four years...won the regional title and placed sixth in the state meet as a senior in the 189-pound class.
Personal: Born July 31, 1985...major is finance.