Florida State Soccer Publicizes 10 Additions

Florida State Soccer Publicizes 10 Additions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State has added 9 transfers and one extra highschool prospect to its 2022 roster, and all are enrolled for the spring semester. The additions function defensive lineman Dante Anderson, a real freshman from Homestead Senior Excessive College, linebacker Tatum Bethune, a redshirt junior from UCF, offensive lineman Bless Harris, a redshirt junior from Lamar, offensive lineman Kayden Lyles, a redshirt senior from Wisconsin, huge receiver Mycah Pittman, a redshirt junior from Oregon, huge receiver Deuce Spann, a large receiver from Illinois, defensive again Grasping Vance, a redshirt sophomore from Louisville, defensive finish Jared Verse, a redshirt sophomore from Albany, huge receiver Johnny Wilson, a redshirt sophomore from Arizona State and huge receiver Winston Wright, Jr., a redshirt junior from West Virginia.READ MORE: Former Florida State huge receiver near return for Cincinnati BengalsBelow is a bio for every, together with a quote from head coach Mike Norvell. By means of transfers and the Early Signing Interval, FSU has introduced 25 newcomers for the 2022 season.Dante Anderson | Fr. | DL | 6-3 | 215 | Miami, Fla. | Homestead Senior Excessive SchoolComposite four-star prospect…ranked one hundred and ninetieth in ESPN300…additionally tabbed as No. 17 defensive finish nationally and No. 24 general prospect in Florida by ESPN…rated as No. 19 edge defender nationally, No. 32 prospect from Florida and No. 282 general nationally on 247 Composite…ranked as No. 38 prospect in Florida and No. 16 weakside defensive finish in America by Rivals…performed six video games his senior yr and recorded 23 tackles, together with 15.0 for loss with 6.5 sacks, and 5 quarterback hurries…Miami Herald 8A-6A All-Dade choice after amassing 30 tackles, together with 19.0 for loss with 10.0 sacks, three quarterback hurries, two pressured fumbles and two go breakups in six video games throughout junior season…performed first two seasons at Miami Southridge…helped Spartans win 9 video games and advance to regional semifinal spherical of 8A state playoffs in 2018…teammates with Daniel Lyons at Homestead.Mike Norvell on Dante Anderson“Dante is a superb athlete and explosive participant with an incredible body. He has an excellent future in entrance of him. He and Daniel Lyons had been dynamic collectively in highschool, and we’re excited that each of them are right here with us now.”Tatum Bethune | R-Jr. | LB | 6-1 | 225 | Miami, Fla. | Miami Central Excessive College/UCFThree-year contributor at UCF…recorded 185 tackles, 13.0 for loss with 4.5 sacks, three interceptions, two pressured fumbles and 5 quarterback hurries in 35 video games with 16 begins…named second-team all-conference by Professional Soccer Focus and Phil Steele after junior season…began all 12 video games he appeared and led Knights with 108 tackles, together with 5.5 for loss with 2.0 sacks, two interceptions, one pressured fumble and three quarterback hurries…common of 9.0 tackles per recreation ranked second in AAC in 2021…registered 57 tackles, 7.0 for loss with 2.5 sacks, one interception, two go breakups and one quarterback hurry in 10 video games throughout sophomore season…appeared in all 13 video games as true freshman in 2019, recording 20 tackles, one pressured fumble, one go breakup and one quarterback hurry on 10-3 staff…made 80 tackles his senior season at Miami Central, together with 24.0 for loss with 14.0 sacks, whereas serving to lead Rockets to area ultimate spherical of 6A state playoffs…chosen to play in Miami-Dade All-Star Sport.Mike Norvell on Tatum Bethune“Tatum has nice expertise and confirmed productiveness on the school degree. He’s an explosive playmaker with demonstrated toughness since he was enjoying at Miami Central. We’re enthusiastic about having Tatum in our program.”Bless Harris | R-Jr. | OL | 6-5 | 315 | New Orleans, La. | St. Augustine Excessive College/LamarTwo-year contributor at Lamar…began 5 video games at left deal with in spring 2021 season previous to harm…performed in 10 video games with two begins as redshirt freshman in fall 2019…helped block for Cardinal offense that ranked second in Southland Convention with common of 172.3 dashing yards per recreation…earned first-team all-district and all-metro honors his senior season at St. Augustine after main Purple Knights to quarterfinal spherical of Division I state playoffs…ranked as 143rd general prospect from Louisiana in Class of 2019…helped lead turnaround from two wins his sophomore season to 14 mixed wins and two playoff appearances his ultimate two years…helped St. Augustine advance to quarterfinal spherical of state playoffs his junior season…earned bachelor’s diploma usually research from Lamar.READ MORE: Former Florida State guard enters Switch Portal for second timeMike Norvell on Bless Harris“Bless brings measurement, athletic means and flexibility to our offensive line. He performed left deal with and in addition has the flexibility to maneuver inside. He is a brilliant, powerful soccer participant who has continued to develop and whose greatest soccer is forward of him. He performed at St. Augustine Excessive College in New Orleans, the place Coach Johnson was head coach.”Kayden Lyles | R-Sr. | OL | 6-3 | 315 | Tampa, Fla. | Middleton Excessive College (Wisc.)/WisconsinThree-year letterwinner at Wisconsin…appeared in 34 video games with 16 begins for Badgers…named to 2021 Rimington Trophy Watch Record…made one begin in 2021…began first 4 video games at heart in 2020 earlier than season-ending harm…appeared in 13 video games with 4 begins at left guard as redshirt sophomore, serving to Badgers win 10 video games whereas advancing to Large Ten Championship Sport and reaching Rose Bowl…appeared in 12 video games with seven begins at defensive finish in 2018…Tutorial All-Large Ten…consensus four-star recruit rated as No. 1 prospect in Wisconsin and No. 14 offensive guard nationally in Class of 2017 on 247 Composite…unanimous Related Press first-team all-state choice his senior yr after main Middleton to quarterfinal spherical of Division 1 state playoffs…two-time all-city choice at Saguaro Excessive College in Scottsdale…helped Sabercats earn state championships his sophomore and junior seasons earlier than shifting to Middleton…earned first-team all-section honors from Arizona Soccer Coaches Affiliation his junior yr whereas serving to Saguaro to Division II state championship…helped Sabercats win 2014 Division III state championship with excellent 14-0 season…earned bachelor’s diploma in industrial engineering from Wisconsin.Mike Norvell on Kayden Lyles“Kayden brings nice expertise and toughness to our staff. He’s sensible, having already graduated from Wisconsin with a level in industrial engineering, and intensely aggressive. I’ve identified Kayden since he was in highschool at Saguaro in Scottsdale, Arizona, and I used to be teaching at Arizona State. We’re wanting ahead to the affect Kayden could have inside our program on and off the sphere.”Mycah Pittman | R-Jr. | WR | 5-11 | 205 | Tampa, Fla. | Calabasas Excessive College (Calif.)/OregonAppeared in 22 video games with 12 begins in three seasons at Oregon…totaled 38 receptions for 547 yards and two touchdowns along with 15 punt returns for 151 yards…caught 12 passes for 197 yards and registered 151 yards on 15 punt returns whereas showing in 10 video games with seven begins in 2021…began 4 of 5 video games performed in 2020, making eight catches for 123 yards…seven of eight catches his sophomore season resulted in first down…appeared in seven video games his true freshman season, serving to Oregon to 7-0 file in these video games…registered 18 receptions for 227 yards and two touchdowns…made first collegiate begin and had 4 catches for 30 yards in Rose Bowl win vs. Wisconsin…consensus four-star prospect in Class of 2019…ranked as No. 85 prospect in America, No. 13 huge receiver nationally and No. 16 prospect in California by 247Sports…recorded 177 receptions for 3,129 yards and 32 touchdowns with 11 100-yard receiving video games and 4 with greater than 200 yards in three highschool seasons…two-time All-CIF Southern Part Division 2 first-team choice…made 67 catches for 828 yards and 12 touchdowns his senior yr to assist Coyotes advance to semifinal spherical of Division 2 Southern Part playoffs…totaled 1,027 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns on 60 receptions as a junior…performed sophomore yr at Oaks Christian and registered 55 catches for 1,329 yards and 10 touchdowns.Mike Norvell on Mycah Pittman“We’re wanting ahead to the affect Mycah could make in several features of the sport. He has showcased explosiveness and play-making means at huge receiver and has confirmed to be a dynamic punt returner. He additionally is likely one of the extra skilled gamers amongst this group having already performed three seasons of high-level school soccer.”Deuce Spann | WR | 6-4 | 195 | St. Petersburg, Fla. | Lakewood Excessive College/IllinoisMoved from quarterback to huge receiver previous to 2021 season…appeared in 9 video games throughout redshirt freshman yr and caught 5 passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns…averaged 24.8 yards per reception…Tutorial All-Large Ten…made collegiate debut at Penn State in 2020…consensus three-star recruit as dual-threat quarterback popping out of Lakewood…accounted for six,972 yards of whole offense all through highschool profession, together with 4,771 passing yards with 45 touchdowns and a pair of,165 dashing yards with 27 touchdowns…led Spartans to 12-1 file and into semifinal spherical of 4A state playoffs his senior yr behind 1,937 passing yards with 25 touchdowns and 847 yards and 10 touchdowns dashing…handed for 1,860 yards and 12 touchdowns whereas dashing for 883 yards and 9 scores as a junior whereas main Lakewood to regional semifinal spherical of 5A state playoffs…liable for greater than 1,400 yards throughout sophomore yr, passing for 974 yards and eight scores and dashing for 435 yards and eight touchdowns to guide Spartans to regional ultimate spherical of state playoffs and 9-3 ultimate file…additionally ran monitor at Lakewood.Mike Norvell on Deuce Spann“Deuce is an incredible athlete with an excellent mixture of measurement and pace who’s coming again house to the state of Florida. The sky is the restrict for what he can change into, and we’re enthusiastic about his improvement.”Grasping Vance | DB | 5-10 | 155 | Kenner, La. | Edna Karr Excessive College/LouisvilleAppeared in 17 video games with 9 begins in two seasons at Louisville…began 9 of 12 video games performed throughout redshirt freshman season and recorded 36 tackles, 1.0 for loss, seven go breakups and one fumble restoration…go breakups whole tied for eight in ACC and for second amongst Cardinals…registered career-high eight tackles in win at Duke…performed 5 video games as a real freshman in 2020 and made one solo deal with…rated No. 24 prospect from Louisiana and No. 44 cornerback nationally on 247 Composite…earned all-state honors his senior yr…helped lead Edna Karr to 4A state championships all three years…Cougars had been 14-1 his sophomore season, accomplished excellent 15-0 season his junior yr and completed 13-2 in 2019.Mike Norvell on Grasping Vance“Grasping is an skilled cornerback who continues to be younger and has nice progress potential. He has already began 9 video games within the ACC and has showcased his play-making means on the sphere. He’s a really aggressive participant who brings the appropriate mindset and work ethic to all the things he does.”Jared Verse | DL | 6-4 | 250 | Dayton, Ohio | Central Columbia Excessive College (Penn.)/AlbanyAppeared in 15 video games over two seasons at Albany, recording 75 tackles, together with 21.5 for loss with 14.5 sacks, 15 quarterback hurries, two pressured fumbles and one go breakup…first-team all-conference choice and FCS Freshman All-American in fall 2021 after registering 53 tackles, 11.5 for loss with 10.5 sacks, 13 quarterback hurries, one pressured fumble and one go breakup…earned CAA Defensive Rookie of the Yr honors in spring 2021…was second-team all-conference choice and Jerry Rice Award finalist after recording 22 tackles, together with 10.0 for loss with 4.0 sacks, and one pressured fumble in 4 video games performed…led Colonial Athletic Affiliation in tackles for loss and tied for second in sacks…made career-high 10 tackles vs. Stony Brook in first collegiate begin…redshirted 2019 season…three-time All-PHAC athlete at Central Columbia…performed each side his senior yr, registering 14 tackles with three pressured fumbles and 15 receptions for 385 yards at tight finish…additionally performed basketball and ran monitor for Bluejays…received state championship as a part of 4×400 relay staff.Mike Norvell on Jared Verse“We’re fired as much as have Jared becoming a member of our program. He’s a particular athlete who has blossomed right into a extremely productive playmaker since coming into school. He has an unbelievable ceiling together with his pace, athleticism and toughness.”Johnny Wilson | WR | 6-7 | 230 | Pacoima, Calif. | Calabasas Excessive College/Arizona StateAppeared in 14 video games with three begins in two seasons at Arizona State…caught 12 passes for 154 yards and one landing in 5 video games performed throughout 2021 season…performed in three video games and made one begin his true freshman season and caught six passes for 89 yards…consensus four-star prospect out of Calabasas…rated 62nd in ESPN300 and No. 89 nationally on 247 Composite for Class of 2020…tabbed as No. 8 huge receiver prospect in America by ESPN and fifteenth by Rivals…invited to Underneath Armour All-American Bowl and Polynesian Bowl All-Star Sport…four-year contributor at Calabasas, recording 187 receptions for 3,032 yards and 43 touchdowns…made 37 receptions for 606 yards and eight touchdowns his senior yr…caught 40 passes for 672 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, serving to lead Coyotes to semifinal spherical of Division 2 Southern Part playoffs…sophomore yr produced 52 receptions for 899 yards and 11 touchdowns…as a freshman, made 58 catches for 855 yards and 14 touchdowns to assist Calabasas win Division 5 Southern Part title and advance to state semifinal.Mike Norvell on Johnny Wilson“We’re thrilled to have Johnny be part of us. He has an excellent mixture of measurement and pace, and is a matchup drawback at huge receiver. He has performed a whole lot of soccer in school however continues to be younger with a possibility to develop and develop. He battled by way of accidents this previous yr, however we’re enthusiastic about his play-making means.”Winston Wright, Jr. | R-Jr. | WR | 5-10 | 180 | Savannah, Ga. | Memorial Day College/West VirginiaAppeared in 33 video games with 16 begins in three seasons at West Virginia…caught 129 passes for 1,338 yards and 7 touchdowns whereas additionally gaining 1,236 yards with two touchdowns on 50 kickoff returns…led Mountaineers with 63 receptions, 688 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns in 2021…additionally returned 23 kickoffs for 618 yards and one landing…common of 26.9 yards per kickoff return ranked fourth in Large 12 and nineteenth nationally…ranked sixth in Large 12 with common of 4.8 receptions per recreation…broke WVU’s single-game file with 217 kickoff return yards, together with 98-yarder, vs. Maryland…one among solely 11 gamers nationally with a number of 90-yard kickoff returns in 2021…Tutorial All-Large 12…earned second-team All-Large 12 honors after making team-high 47 receptions for 553 yards and two touchdowns whereas including 425 yards on 20 kickoff returns throughout his sophomore season…ranked fourth in Large 12 in receptions per recreation and fifth in receiving yards per recreation…caught 19 passes for 97 yards and returned seven kickoffs for 193 yards and one landing his freshman yr…collected almost 3,000 all-purpose yards in 4 seasons at Memorial Day…three-time all-state choice…helped lead Blue Thunder to 2 state championships…additionally performed basketball and ran monitor at Memorial Day…received state titles in 100- and 200-meter sprint his senior yr…broke state file in 200 with time of twenty-two.22 seconds.Mike Norvell on Winston Wright, Jr.“Winston is one other playmaker coming to our receiving corps. He’s a dynamic and productive participant who has grown all through his profession. He has a flexible skillset and is a dynamic kickoff returner. We’re excited for all of the alternative ways he can affect a recreation.”2022 NewcomersName Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown Excessive SchoolDante Anderson* DL 6-3 215 Miami, Fla. Homestead SeniorJulian Armella OL 6-6 285 Miami Seaside, Fla. St. Thomas AquinasTatum Bethune* LB 6-1 225 Miami, Fla. Miami CentralKanaya Charlton* OL 6-5 355 Brunswick, Ga. BrunswickBrian Courtney* TE 6-3 230 Ashburn, Va. IndependenceAJ Duffy* QB 6-2 223 Murrieta, Calif. Rancho VerdeJaylen Early OL 6-4 320 Duncanville, Texas DuncanvilleOmar Graham, Jr.* LB 6-1 225 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. StranahanBless Harris* OL 6-5 315 New Orleans, La. St. Augustine HS/LamarAaron Hester* DL 6-2 235 Jacksonville, Fla. FletcherRodney Hill* RB 5-10 180 Statesboro, Ga. Bulloch AcademyKayden Lyles* OL 6-3 315 Tampa, Fla. Middleton HS (Wisc.)/WisconsinDaniel Lyons* DL 6-4 275 Miami, Fla. Homestead SeniorJerrale Powers TE 6-4 238 Arlington, Texas DuncanvilleSam McCall* DB 6-1 182 Lakeland, Fla. Lake GibsonMycah Pittman* WR 5-11 205 Tampa, Fla. Calabasas HS (Calif.)/OregonDaughtry Richardson* OL 6-5 285 Miami, Fla. Miami CentralQae’shon Sapp OL 6-4 325 Leesburg, Ga. Lee CountyDeuce Spann* WR 6-4 195 St. Petersburg, Fla. Lakewood HS/IllinoisAzareye’h Thomas* DB 6-2 181 Niceville, Fla. NicevilleBishop Thomas* DL 6-2 295 New Orleans, La. Bishop Moore Catholic (Fla.)Grasping Vance* DB 5-11 175 Kenner, La. Edna Karr HS/LouisvilleJared Verse* DL 6-4 250 Dayton, Ohio Central Columbia HS (Penn.)/AlbanyJohnny Wilson* WR 6-7 225 Pacoima, Calif. Calabasas HS/Arizona StateWinston Wright, Jr.* WR 5-10 180 Savannah, Ga. Memorial Day College/West Virginia*-Enrolled at FSU for Spring 2022 semester*Press launch courtesy of Florida State AthleticsWhat’s subsequent for the Florida State Seminoles? 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