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Exploring Seminoles' 2014 RB options

5/13/2013

Florida State's lone departure from the backfield, aside from quarterback EJ Manuel, was senior do-everything fullback Lonnie Pryor.

Devonta Freeman and James Wilder Jr. return as the elder statesmen entering their junior seasons. Mario Pender, after taking a redshirt last season, will be in his second year in Tallahassee. And Ryan Green, an incoming signee, will be the fourth scholarship tailback on the roster this fall.

Chad Abram, a senior, is the lone fullback on the roster.

Given that setup, the Seminoles would likely want to bring in two backs -- a bigger, fullback-type player and a true tailback -- in the Class of 2014.