Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Inside the Classes; FLORIDA STATE

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Inside the Classes; FLORIDA STATE

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Byline: Garry Smits

Total signed: 25

FIVE IMPACT PLAYERS

K Ricky Aguayo***6-1***201***Bradenton

- The heir apparent to his brother, Roberto, who left with one year of eligibility remaining. Made all 41 of his conversion attempts, and 60 percent of his kickoffs resulted in touchbacks.

DE Brian Burns***6-5***222***Plantation

- A five-star who was ranked among the top-five ends in the nation. Had 28 sacks in his last two high school seasons.

QB Malik Henry***6-3***184***Long Beach (Calif.)

- Henry adds depth to a position that returns starter Sean Maguire and redshirt freshman Deondre Francois.

C Baveon Johnson***6-3***346***Lakeland Lake Gibson

- Easily the top center in the nation. As a pure football player, was ranked among the top 50 overall by ESPN and Rivals.

CB Levonta Taylor***5-10***175***Virginia Beach (Va.)

- Jimbo Fisher said Taylor has the leadership and field presence of Jalen Ramsey, who leaves FSU for the NFL.

OTHER SIGNEES

DL***Walvenski Aime***6-5, 295***Boynton Beach

OL***Mike Arnold******6-4, 349***Winter Haven

DE***Josh Ball******6-8, 311***Fredericksburg, Va.

ATH***Carlos Becker III***6-3, 185***Kissimmee

OG***Andrew Boselli***6-4, 310***Jacksonville

LB***Josh Brown******6-2, 205***Mallard Creek, N.C.

OL***Landon Dickerson***6-5, 297***Hickory, N.C.

WR***Keith Gavin******6-3, 223***Crawfordville

LB***Dontavious Jackson***6-2, 238***Houston

LB***Keion Joyner******6-3, 230***Havelock, N.C.

DT***Shavar Manuel***6-4, 289***Bradenton

DB***Kyle Meyers******6-0, 167***New Orleans

FB***Gabe Nabers******6-3, 243***Hahira, Ga.

RB***Amir Rasul******5-10, 203***Miami

LB***Emmett Rice******6-2, 186***Miami Gardens

DE***Janarius Robinson***6-5, 235***Panama City Bay

K***Logan Tyler******6-0, 197***Nixa, Mo.

TE***Naseir Upshur******6-2, 245***Philadelphia

DL***Cedric Wood******6-4, 290***Tallahassee

OL***Jauan Williams***6-6, 314***Washington, D.C.

BREAKDOWN

BY POSITION

Quarterbacks******1

Running backs******2

Wide receivers***1

Tight ends******1

Offensive linemen***6

Defensive linemen***5

Linebackers******4

Defensive backs***3

Athletes******0

Kickers/punters***2

BY STATE

Florida*********13

North Carolina***3

Virginia******2

California******1

Georgia******1

Louisiana******1

Maryland******1

Missouri******1

Pennsylvania******1

Texas*********1

WHAT ANALYSTS ARE SAYING

Tom Lemming, longtime national recruiting analyst, host of the Lemming Report on CBS Sports: "Outstanding year. …

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