FSU has had recent success with juco DEs 

December, 18, 2012
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Junior college prospects are never a certainty.

No, just like their high school counterparts, there is no science to planning out a player's career. And there is no way to project their productivity with any guarantee.

What they are is bigger, stronger and more seasoned than a four-year prep recruit. Hopefully, from the college football team's perspective, that leads to a higher likelihood of instant impact.

Florida State has had a mixed bag of results over the years. Guys like wide receiver Corey Surrency were supposed to be world beaters. And while he did produce in some manner, Surrency did not turn out to be the next Randy Moss or Calvin Johnson.

But for the sake of balance, there have been guys who have worked out to the tune of becoming NFL draft picks. Defensive end is one position that has experienced recent success.

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