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92   Justin Shanks
Justin Shanks

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Prattville, Ala.

High School:
Prattville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 322

Position:
DT


03/19/2013

Spring-Practice Primer: Defensive Line

Florida State lost a handful of NFL talent on the defensive line this off-season but the 'Noles boast a roster full of potential stars ready to step up in their absence.

02/05/2013

What Were They Ranked? A Look at Current 'Noles

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.

02/04/2013

Pre-Spring Breakdown: Defensive Tackles/Tight Ends

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.

02/01/2013

2013 Signing Day Central

01/18/2013

2013 Signing Day Preview: Defense

Seminoles.com's 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 2013.

01/04/2014

BCS Championship Media Day Photo Gallery

Images from FSU's time at Saturday's media event in Calinfornia

01/04/2014

FSU Football Team at BSC Championship Media Day

FSU Media Day, Saturday 1-4-13

11/16/2013

Football Syracuse at FSU 11-16-13 Ross Obley

Syracuse at FSU 11-16-13 Photos by Ross Obley

09/14/2013

Football vs Nevada, 9-14-13, (Photo's by Steve Musco)

FSU's 62-7 home opener victory

2013: Appeared in seven games and made three tackles as a backup defensive lineman.

2012: Redshirt season.

PERSONAL:Run-stopping tackle who is rated a four-star defensive lineman by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and a three-star by 247Sports...explodes off the ball and displays great strength in engaging blockers and defending a gap well...ranked the No. 7 player in state of Alabama, No. 10 defensive tackle and No. 51 player regionally by ESPN while also being listed No. 114 in the ESPNU150...totaled 54 tackles, including 10 for loss and 5.5 sacks as a senior...added 15 quarterback hurries and caught a touchdown pass as a tight end while helping Prattville to the Class 6A state championship...as a three-year starter, Prattville finished 33-8, advanced to the finals of the Class 6A playoffs twice, won the Class 6A Region Four title twice, going 16-2 in region play... earned a No. 22 final ranking in the USA Today High School Poll in 2011...No. 6 on the The Birmingham News 2012 Super Seniors List...selected Prattville High School's first U.S. Army All-American and took part in the bowl playing for the West team...No. 18 on the Mobile Register's Elite 18 List of Prospects...named to the Elmore-Autauga Super Football Team by the Montgomery Advertiser and Prattville Progress...named Class 5A-6A All-Metro by the Advertiser...earned ASWA Class 6A All-State honors as a senior...recorded 65 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior... listed as the No. 10 defensive tackle, No. 5 player in the state and No. 135 on the Rivals Top 250...10th-rated defensive tackle by Scout and No. 18 player in the state and No. 39 defensive tackle by 247Sports...chose FSU State over Auburn and Tennessee.


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