FSU mentor Willie Taggart spoke about the early signing period of time course.
Wayne McGahee III, Tallahassee Democrat
Florida State is getting into crunch time for the 2019 course and there is certainly no bigger require left on the board than quarterback.
FSU now have a few scholarship quarterbacks on the roster with redshirt senior Deondre Francois, redshirt sophomore James Blackman, and transfer Jordan Travis.
Travis will likely have to sit out a calendar year due to his transfer from Louisville and both Francois and Blackman have looked at other possibilities this off-season.
That can make signing at least a person quarterback this recruiting cycle a ought to for FSU. Specifically with FSU not signing a quarterback in the 2018 course.
The Seminoles are pursuing two 4-star targets in Lance LeGendre and John Rhys Plumlee.
FSU hosted LeGendre for an formal check out past weekend and will be internet hosting Plumlee this weekend.
Plumlee is now committed to Georgia, but with the Bulldogs making an attempt to blue shirt the talented prospect, he is searching around at other possibilities.
He’s taken formal visits to Auburn and in-condition schools Mississippi State and Ole Overlook this month, but FSU will get the last crack at him with Nationwide Signing Working day on Wednesday.
Plumlee, 6-foot-1, 185 lbs, is a dual-menace quarterback that threw for 2,834 yards with 33 touchdowns and a few interceptions as a senior in 2018.
He also ran for 1,444 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Plumlee is rated as the No. 13 dual-menace quarterback prospect and No. 350 over-all prospect in the place according to the 247Athletics composite rankings.
The FSU coaching employees has manufactured him a precedence above the previous month. Multiple offensive coaches will go will be traveling to Plumlee all day Thursday. Coach Willie Taggart frequented him past 7 days.
He would be an excellent healthy for Taggart’s Gulf Coast Offense with his capability to toss on the operate and operate outright.
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But the soccer employees isn’t the only employees at FSU that is fascinated in him.
Plumlee is a stand-out outfielder that has the FSU baseball coaching employees incredibly fascinated. He strike .455 with 23 stolen bases as a junior.
That employees has currently constructed a fantastic relationship with him, which could spend dividends as both staffs will play a portion in his formal check out this weekend.
Plumlee, along with the other formal site visitors and Taggart, will be producing his way to the Tucker Civic Centre Saturday for the FSU-Georgia Tech basketball game.
The coaching employees is hoping that the ambiance at the video game and the reception that the recruits obtain will make an effect on him for the duration of the check out.
FSU’s course now ranks 16th in the place for each the composite rankings with 20 commitments.