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FSU Football Recruiting Class 2017

FSU Football Recruiting Class 2017

Commitments:23ACC Rank1National Rank:6
Commitments
PLAYERPOSHTWTSCHOOLSTRANKNATSTATENOTES
Cam AkersRB5-11200ClintonMS*****No. 4 No. 1Became highest-ranked pledge in Florida State's class with his Dec. 27 commitment; top-ranked running back nationally in 247Sports Composite who was named "Mr. Football" in state of Mississippi after his senior season, which resulted in a 14-1 record and Class 6A state championship; selected to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl
James BlackmanQB6-5185Glades CentralFL***Top 675Top 100Second QB pledge for Seminoles in 2017 class; dual-threat also had offers from Louisville, West Va
DeCalon BrooksLB5-11200GaitherFL***Top 1,125Top 175Son of former FSU star linebacker and three-time All-ACC performer Derrick Brooks; recorded over 100 tackles as a sophomore and a junior at Gaither High School in Tampa
Cory DurdenDT6-4320NewberryFL****Top 350Top 50Prep teammate of fellow FSU pledge Ja’len Parks; multiple family members attended FSU; silent commit for several months
Cyrus FaganDB6-2180MainlandFL****Top 75Top 20Former high school teammate of current FSU defensive back A.J. Westbrook
Bailey HockmanQB6-2190McEachernGA****Top 300Top 30Left-handed thrower; Hockman’s father, Kyle Hockman, is his head football coach at McEachern High School, outside Atlanta
Joshua KaindohDE6-6250IMG AcademyFL*****Top 25Top 5Became FSU's second 5-star commitment with his Dec. 23 pledge to the Seminoles; played at IMG Academy in 2016 alongside fellow FSU pledge Tre' McKitty; first defensive end for FSU in 2017 class
Khalan LabornRB5-10200Bishop Sullivan CatholicVA****Top 50No. 2One of the more heavily recruited backs in America; committed to Seminoles at “The Opening” in Oregon, driving up in a Lamborghini to make his pledge
Tre LawsonDE6-6250North AugustaSC***Top 725No. 10Big defensive end who the Seminoles made a strong push for after Lawson decommitted from Tennessee in December; second DE pledge for Seminoles in '17 class, and lone pledge from the state of South Carolina
Alexander MarshallTE6-7240AndoverMA***Top 500Top 5FSU’s first tight end commitment in the 2017 class; Seminole coaches believe he’s underrated by national analysts
D.J. MatthewsWR5-11160Trinity ChristianFL****Top 60Top 15Verbally committed to FSU in July, 2014, but has continued to visit schools and even revealed a “top eight” this past spring
Tre' McKittyTE6-4235IMG AcademyFL***Top 500Top 75Initially committed to Oregon, but switched to Florida State in mid-December; gives Seminoles a second TE addition in 2017 class
Hamsah NasirildeenDB6-3210ConcordNC****Top 125No. 1Big, versatile athlete with solid potential at the safety position; initially committed to South Carolina but switched to FSU on Jan. 22
Ja’len ParksDT6-4305NewberryFL****Top 100Top 25Prep teammate of fellow 2017 Seminole commit Corey Durden; solid commitment to Seminoles
Stanford SamuelsDB6-2175Charles W. FlanaganFL*****Top 25Top 10Samuels’ father, Stanford Samuels, Sr., made over 30 starts for the Seminoles between 2001 and 2003
Tamorrion TerryWR6-3195Turner CountyGA***Top 450Top 50Committed on Jan. 12, the same day as his Turner County High teammate Ontario Wilson; second wide receiver pledge for Seminoles in 2017 class
Brady ScottOL6-6290Mount Paran ChristianGA***Top 1,000Top 125Received relatively late FSU scholarship offer in July before his senior season; became the first offensive line commitment for the Seminoles in the '17 class when he pledged Oct. 11
Deonte SheffieldRB5-10200NicevilleFL***Top 1,200Top 175Joined FSU's class on National Signing Day; late addition who entered FSU's radar after Dalvin Cook entered NFL Draft; one of four potential RBs to sign with the Seminoles
Adonis ThomasLB6-3230Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeMS***Top 25 (JUCO)Top 10 (JUCO)Fills important need for Florida State for an immediate-impact linebacker; signed with Alabama in 2016 class, but elected to transfer before playing a down for the Crimson Tide; will have three seasons of eligibility with FSU starting in 2017
Leonard WarnerLB6-4225BrookwoodGA****Top 200Top 20Pledged to Seminoles the night before National Signing Day; key addition at a position of need for the Seminoles; FSU beat out in-state Georgia, as well as Stanford and ACC rival Duke, among others, for Warner's letter of intent
Zaquandre WhiteRB6-0205North Fort MyersFL****Top 150Top 30Should have chance for early playing time with likelihood of Dalvin Cook to NFL after 2016 season
Marvin WilsonDT6-4330Episcopal TX*****Top 10No. 1Second top 10 national prospect to sign with Florida State; pledged to FSU on National Signing Day, ending one of the nation's more high-profile recruitments; naturally-gifted athlete who should challenge for immediate playing time at FSU in 2017
Ontario WilsonDB6-0160Turner CountyGA***Top 750Top 75Under-the-radar prospect who received a late offer from FSU, his first from a Power 5 program; Wilson's prep teammate, Tamorrion Terry, also committed to Florida State the same day, Jan. 12

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