The Opening: FSU Offensive Targets

Previewing Florida State's offensive targets that will be attending The Opening this week.

The Opening is officially here and is set to begin Monday. The rosters have been finalized and here's an alphabetical list of Florida State's offensive targets that will be in attendance.

RB Leonard Fournette – New Orleans, LA (St. Augustine)

There is not much Fournette does not do at a very high level. He is a running back with a great blend of power and speed. He can run with force, but he can also make a defender miss in the open field. He does a great job of setting up defenders, he hits the hole quickly, and he is very good at getting those yards after contact. Most look at Fournette and they may question his quickness and agility, but don't.

ATH Treon Harris – Miami, FL (Booker T. Washington)

Harris is a versatile athlete that is being recruited at both quarterback and wide receiver by different schools. As a quarterback, Harris has a very strong arm and showed significant improvements from his sophomore to junior year improving by over 1,000 yards. In two seasons at qb, Harris has completed 61% of his passes for 4,164 yards and 50 touchdowns to just 12 interceptions. Additionally he has rushed for 35 touchdowns.

WR Ermon Lane – Homestead, FL (Homestead Senior)

Lane excels on both sides of the ball, he is a good enough athlete to get a legit look at cornerback at his size (Safety no question). Very rare. As a receiver he steps up with big plays and excels despite a lack of great QB play. He has excellent ball skills and can use is his size in the red-zone. A recent growth spurt has Lane checking in at 6'3 and he might not be done growing

OG Corey Martinez – Tampa, FL (Tampa Catholic)

Although Martinez still has room to grow, at 6'4/300 he best fits the mold of a guard. Martinez is a very strong kid and excels in run blocking while his pass blocking needs some work due to inconsistent footwork. There is no timetable for his decision.

OG Montel McBride – Plant City, FL (Plant)

The three-start offensive guard was virtually unheard of prior to this past spring. Since Florida State noticed him and decided to offer, a number of other schools followed suit and McBride has continued to rise up the rankings.

RB Shai McKenzie – Washington, PA

McKenzie is an extremely talented running back with great size and incredible burst. McKenzie also has an offer list that is more indicative of his talent than his position ranking. Florida State is looking good for McKenzie as he recently named a top-five and put FSU at No. 1.

WR JoJo Robinson – Miami, FL (Northwestern)

Robinson is a three-star wide receiver that has been committed to the Seminoles since camping at FSU last summer. However, as of now his commitment deemed ‘soft' and Miami is the main competitor for his services.

WR Travis Rudolph – West Palm Beach, FL (Cardinal Newman)

Talented wide receiver prospect who finished his sophomore season with 45 catches for 681 yards and six touchdowns. He also added 460 yards and seven scores on the ground.

WR Artavis Scott – Tarpon Springs, FL (East Lake)

Scott is a four-star wide receiver prospect that has exceptional route-running ability and great speed. Although Scott has a long list of offers, Clemson appears to be the team to beat. There is a good chance Scott will announce next week while at The Opening.

RB Derrell Scott – Havelock, NC

Scott is one of the most sought after backs in the country and finished his junior season with over 1,700 yards and 34 touchdowns. Scott has mentioned that Clemson and FSU are the teams to beat for his services. He recently took a visit to FSU and is expected to be back this season, likely for the Miami game. There is no timetable for an announcement. 3

RB Racean Thomas – Oxford, AL

Thomas can do it all with the ball in his hands. He can beat defenders with speed, quickness, a move in the open field and with power. He features jump-cuts and spin moves both in space and in small running lanes that show off his top-notch vision, and he finished each run with the grit and will of a 4th-and-1 conversion. The junior is a willing blocker in pass protection and has decent hands out of the backfield as well.3

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