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Buying Stock in FSU Recruiting for the 2023 Cycle

At this moment, the Florida State Seminoles are ranked No. 26 in the 247Sports Composite rankings. The Seminoles have 13 prospects committed to their class.

•Four-star DE Keldric Faulk

•Four-star OT Lucas Simmons

•Four-star IOL Roderick Kearney

•Four-star DT Keith Sampson Jr.

•Four-star DE Lamont Green Jr.

•Four-star RB Samuel Singleton Jr.

•Three-star WR Vandrevius Jacobs

•Three-star WR Darren Lawrence

•Three-star DT Tavion Gadson

•Three-star JUCO DE Jaden Jones

•Three-star S Quindarrius Jones

•Three-star CB Ja’Bril Rawls

•Three-star LB DeMarco Ward


The coaching staff is looking to acquire two four-star prospects who will be looking to make their decision soon.

•Four-star S Kenton Kirkland (August 15th announcement)

•Four-star LB Blake Nichelson (making a decision in late August/early September)

If the Seminoles were able to obtain the services for both of these prospects, Florida State would be ranked No. 17 in the 247Sports Composite rankings.


Let’s take a look at how Florida State could add the finishing touches to its recruiting class going forward:

-Quarterback (Committed 0; Need 1-2)


•Three-star Emory Williams (Miami commit; not offered yet)

•Three-star Ryan Browne (not offered yet; camped at FSU)

•Three-star Jazel Riley IV (not offered yet; camped at FSU)


-Running Back (Committed 1; Need 0-1)


•Four-star Michael Mitchell (camped at FSU; not offered yet)

•Four-star Isaiah Augustave (Arkansas commit)


-Wide Receiver (Committed 2; Need 1-2)


•Five-star Hykeem Williams

•Five-star Shelton Sampson Jr. (LSU commit)

•Four-star Jalen Brown (LSU commit)

•Four-star Adam Hopkins


-Tight End (Committed 0; Need 1)


•Three-star Anthony Miller Jr.


-Offensive Line (Committed 2; Need 2-3)


•Four-star Zalance Heard

•Four-star DJ Chester

•Three-star Caden Jones

•Unranked Christopher Otto


-Defensive End (Committed 3; Need 1)


•Four-star Rueben Bain Jr.


-Defensive Tackle (Committed 2; Need 1-2)


•Four-star Jordan Hall

•Unranked JUCO Elijah Davis

•Unranked Shymeik Jones


-Linebacker (Committed 1; Need 1-2)


•Four-star Blake Nichelson

•Three-star Caleb LaVallee (North Carolina commit)


-Defensive Back (Committed 2; Need 1-2)


•Four-star Avery Stuart (Kentucky commit)

•Four-star Damari Brown

•Four-star Shawn Russ


Where do you believe Florida State’s 2023 recruiting class finishes?

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I hope you all enjoy the article discussing Florida State’s recruiting targets for the 2023 cycle. Be sure to follow my Instagram account @norvellcentral and Twitter account @CentralNorvell for more insightful Florida State football content! As always, Go Noles!!


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