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FSU All-Time Ranks: No. 13 Fred Biletnikoff

Only 13 days left to kickoff and we continue our countdown of the Top-75 players in Florida State history with No. 13 Fred Biletnikoff.

Wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff comes in at No. 13 as we continue our countdown of the Top-75 players in Florida State football history. Biletnikoff was the first player in Florida State history to be named a consensus All-American his junior year in 1964. He caught 57 passes for 987 yards and 11 touchdowns that season. He finished his career with 1,463 yards and 16 touchdowns. He was inducted into the Florida State Hall of Fame in 1977. The award for the nation's best wide receiver is named after him. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991.

Biletnikoff was selected with the 39th pick of the 1965 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He was a six time pro bowl selection and named a first team All-Pro twice. He was named the MVP of Super Bowl XI. Biletnikoff played 13 years in the NFL and was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988. 

Photo courtesy of the Florida State Athletic Department.

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