Florida State Seminoles: National Signing Day


As it is virtually every year on national signing day, there were some big hits for Florida State, and there were a few tough misses, too. Overall, Jimbo Fisher and his new-look coaching staff have to consider the Class of 2013 a big win given the immense chaos that has ensued with six assistants leaving since Dec. 1. Most key commitments held strong, and a few late arrivals turned a solid class into one that cracked the top 10 in ESPN's national rankings.

Of course, rankings aren't everything. A lot of the success or failure of a class is based on a team's needs, and on that front, there were also a few highlights and a few noticeable problems. Here's how it breaks down.

Visits help ESPN 150 DT Keith Bryant 

January, 16, 2013
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ESPN 150 defensive tackle Keith Bryant (Delray Beach, Fla./Atlantic) has his top two schools.

The 6-foot-2, 295-pound senior said his parents’ input would impact his decision, which is why he thinks it’s important for them to see each campus.

Bryant, with parents in tow, visited the first of those schools over the past weekend.

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ESPNU Signing Day Times

January, 31, 2012
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ESPNU's national signing day coverage kicks off at 9 a.m. ET. Here's the list of the announcements and time for some of the top prospects.

NOTE: Bold names are announcements, all others are interviews.

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