Coaches: Levonte Whitfield an impact guy 

August, 13, 2012
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Levonte "Kermit" Whitfield (Orlando, Fla./Jones) had plenty of big-name offers before choosing Florida State on Monday morning.

The scrutiny and attention of being a four-star prospect inside the ESPN 150 often gets to most, but the 5-foot-9, 176-pound athlete handled it in stride as best he could. And when he needed someone to turn to, his high school head coach, Kenard Lang, was there to help him.

"He might ask me a few questions here and there, but he has handled it real well," Lang said. "I just tried to give him my input and my advice and what I went through, my advice and those kind of things. I think he handled everything real well."

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