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The 2013 Homecoming Celebration has begun here in Tallahassee. Fans can have a closer look at what's buzzing around campus before the 3:30 p.m. kickoff.
Florida State's four-player quarterback battle takes center stage Saturday at 2 p.m. inside Doak Campbell Stadium.
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.
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.
Football Miami at FSU 11-2-13 Photos by Ross Obley
2013 OUTLOOK:Third-year cornerback prospect who has great size and athleticism. Gained valuable reps going with the first team defense the majority of last spring. Heads into the fall looking to be a contributor in a deep secondary in FSU's new-look defense.
2012: Redshirt freshman defensive back who played in 13 games in the secondary and on special teams...tallied nine tackles and one pass breakup...registered a career-high three solo tackles in the season opener against Murray State...added two tackles in the win over Savannah State.
2011: Redshirt season
PERSONAL: Three-star cornerback with great size and athleticism, who also could play safety...ranked the No. 34 best cornerback by Rivals.com and No. 28 safety by Scout.com...rated a four-star prospect and the No. 14 safety by 247Sports...as a senior posted 64 tackles, one interception and blocked three field goals...selected to the Under Armour All-American team...No. 60 on the ESPNU 150 and No. 5 overall safety...No. 58 on Bill Buchalter's 2011 Florida Top 100 for the Orlando Sentinel...No.40 on the SuperPrep Florida 110...member of the Florida Times-Union's Super 75 where he was rated as the No. 5 cornerback...selected first team all-area defensive back by TCPalm...Scout.com's Mike Bakas rated Smith as the No. 55 player in Florida in the Post-Season Top 100...rated No. 16 in the Gainesville Sun's top 50 seniors list for the state of Florida...chosen by ESPN760 as the No. 6 player in the 10 players to watch in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast...at age 14 won not only a national but international title at the prestigious Hershey's National Track and Field Championship in Hershey, Pa., winning the boys age 13-14 standing long jump competition with jumps of 9 feet, 5 1/4 inches (national) and 9-4 1/4 (international) to be the first national champ in the 17-year history of Fort Pierce's Sheraton Plaza Track Club...born January 1, 1993.