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FSU attracts five-star talent

Originally Published: February 3, 2010
By Scouts Inc. | ESPN.com
Here's a team-by-team breakdown of the ACC's 2010 recruiting classes.

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1. Florida State Seminoles

Bobby Bowden must have given some words of wisdom on how to close to Jimbo Fisher on the way out. The new head coach signed a top-10 class and enjoyed a great finish on signing day. The Seminoles added to their impressive front-seven class which features five-star inside linebacker Jeff Luc (Port St. Lucie, Fla./Treasure Coast) by signing No. 2 OLB Christian Jones (Oviedo, Fla./Lake Howell) on the signing day. FSU's offense also got a boost as versatile athlete Christian Green (Tampa, Fla./Tamp Catholic), who projects at wide receiver, announced for the 'Noles. The conference's top class also features playmaking five-star corner Lamarcus Joyner (Miami/Saint Thomas Aquinas) who could also make an impact on offense and special teams.

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2. Miami Hurricanes

Signing Day featured some misses for Miami; the Hurricanes were unable to make a surge forward, but this class is still very deep and filled with high value four-stars. The offensive backfield got an infusion of young talent with Storm Johnson (Loganville, Ga.) and Eduardo Clements (Miami/Booker T. Washington), the No. 3 and 14 ranked running backs coming on board. Defensively, landing DE David Perry (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./University School of Nova Southeastern) was key. He has great upside physically and ability. Also, don't be surprised if No. 3 ILB Kevin Nelson (Gainesville, Fla.) sees the field early for a linebacker unit that has not been consistent.

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