Lance Leggett Shines at FSU Camp

The last two years, the Seminoles have signed some talented receivers. However, this year Quincy (Fla.) Shanks DeCody Fagg failed to academically qualify. The previous year, Punta Gorda (Fla.) Dishon Platt did not make it into Florida State as well. With the recent bad luck, the Noles are looking sign some receivers with talent and brains. Arlington (TX) Grace Prepatory wide out Lance Leggett is just the ticket.

In the classroom, Lance Leggett is a model student by carrying an impressive 3.1 grade point average and a 1,000 on the SAT.

On the field, he uses his 6-foot-3 and 180 pound frame and blazing speed to dominate the competition. At the Florida State camp, he tore it up by running an incredible 4.3 40-yard dash time.

On Tuesday morning at the Florida State football camp, TheTerritory watched him put on a show. Leggett wanted to jump to the front of the line and he wanted to challenge each defensive back at the camp. Not one defender was a match for Leggett. He constantly got separation and he always came down with the ball.

In addition to Florida State offering him, Florida, Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Purdue and Iowa have also stepped up to the plate.

Do the Florida schools have a shot of getting Leggett back into the Sunshine State?

"The Florida Schools have a good shot," he said. "I'm originally from Bartow (Fla.) I'm definitely coming back to Tallahassee for an official visit."

Right now Leggett is open to all schools that are recruiting him. However, the Noles could have a built in advantage. Florida State coach Odell Haggins, who is originally from Bartow himself, knows his family. In addition, incoming Florida State freshman Alex Boston and he have been friends for a long time.

Leggett, who caught 40 passes for 880 yards as a junior, compares his style to former Miami Hurricane Andre Johnson.

"Andre Johnson is big and fast," he said. "In the Pro's I would compare my style to Randy Moss."


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