Redshirt sophomore defensive tackle has foot surgery

Florida State lost a three-year starter on the defensive interior with the graduation of Demarcus Christmas alongside defensive end Brian Burns declaring for the NFL. Since then, redshirt freshman Xavier Peters, who was expected to contribute on the outside this upcoming season, announced his transfer to Kentucky to be closer to family, leaving Odell Haggins with just nine scholarship defensive linemen who won’t be true freshmen in 2019. Even still, six of those players are underclassmen.

Report: George Campbell won't enroll at Penn State

Former Florida State wide receiver George Campbell entered his name into the Transfer Portal back in January before officially announcing his decision to finish his college career at Penn State on February 20. Now, those plans have changed. According to 247Sports, Campbell will not be enrolling at Penn State this summer or joining the team for the 2019 season. The report goes on to state that he’s currently trying to find another school to play at in the fall.

Junior linebacker moving to defensive end

Florida State has moved a few players around to different positions this offseason. Jaiden Woodbey is back at his natural safety position while Hamsah Nasirildeen moved to the STAR position earlier this spring. Now, another defensive player is switching spots. A source tells NoleGameday that junior linebacker Leonard Warner will be moving to defensive end following a dominant performance in the Seminoles scrimmage on Saturday.

Florida State is making waves on the recruiting trail

Florida State and its new staff have turned up the heat on the recruiting trail. The Seminoles have added five more players to their 2019 class since April 9. And the momentum doesn't seem to be slowing down either. Willie Taggart and his revamped staff are making headway with a bevy of talented prospects who have yet to announce their commitment. Four-star quarterback Sam Howell started the landslide of commitments on Monday, April 9. The following Saturday, four more players pledged to FSU. T

Renardo Green: "It was my dream school."

Florida State added six total commitments from April 9 to April 16. Four-star quarterback Sam Howell started the landslide of pledges. Four more committed at the spring game, and Renardo Green capped things off with his commitment on Monday, April 16. Green unofficially visited FSU for the spring game on April 14. The following Monday, Harlon Barnett informed Green that he was being offered a scholarship by the `Noles. The three-star cornerback committed on the spot.

Monday Mailbag: Record predictions, off the field issues, and Tribe19

We’ve officially hit the dead period for Florida State football. The Seminoles won’t reconvene for practice again until August. Now, the focus is back to offseason workouts and making sure the players are in shape for the season. Typically around this time, the quarterbacks set up 7-on-7’s so they can continue to build their chemistry with their teammates. The coaches are getting back on the recruiting trail to continue the momentum that Tribe 19 has currently garnered.

Mike Morris: "My dream was to be a `Nole."

Florida State’s recruiting has been taking off under Willie Taggart. Tribe19 has added five commitments since April 9. The class ascended to No. 1 in the country earlier this week before falling to No. 3 behind Oklahoma and Alabama. But Tribe19 didn’t just begin earlier in April. It started on February 27, 2016, when four-star defensive end Michael Morris Jr. decided to commit to the Seminoles. He was the first member of this class and his pledge has held strong for over two years.

Jaleel McRae: "Teams are gonna be scared to play us."

Florida State’s spring game gave a bevy of talented prospects their first chance to see the Seminoles in action. It also allowed recruits to get more of a feel for the coaching staff, players, and school. Four-star linebacker Jaleel McRae arrived in Tallahassee without an offer. After garnering one during his meeting with Willie Taggart, he felt like it was time to do something. McRae and his teammate, four-star OG Dontae Lucas, both decided to pledge to FSU. The duo currently plays together at IMG Academy and are now recruiting some high-caliber recruits from the school to become `Noles with them.
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