Concord (N.C) 4-star safety Hamsah Nasirildeen has seen his recruitment explode over the past few months, and Florida State has been right in the middle of it. Nasirildeen up an offer from the Seminoles in February during a Junior Day event.
He arrived at Florida State on Wednesday evening, and toured the campus before meeting with head coach Jimbo Fisher and running backs coach Jay Graham. Graham is the lead recruiter for Nasirildeen with them both coming from the same town in North Carolina. That's the coach that he has the best relationship with.
"Coach Graham of course," Nasirildeen said. "He's from Concord... He's real cool. Humble. You wouldn't even know that he's the best running back of all time [from Concord]. He just act real normal and cool about it."
The relationship that coach Graham has built with Nasirildeen, as well as the way Florida State has produced safeties, is playing a major role in the Seminoles recruitment for the talented safety.
"Coach Graham," Nasirildeen said. "When you've got a coach that knows you personally and you can trust that he cares about you, you know he's going to look out for you a little bit more just because of our relationship. The way they produce safeties that go to the next level.
Nasirildeen also spent some time with fellow North Carolina native Josh Brown during his visit.
"We just recently met because of Florida State," Nasirildeen said. "When you're eight hours from home, and you can talk to a guy, and you talk about things, and got the same slang language it makes you feel more comfortable."
During camp he was able to work with Florida State defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Charles Kelly.
"He's a good dude," Nasirildeen said. "Great coach. I'm just trying to get to know him better because at the end of the day that's the person that I will be playing under."
Nasirildeen enjoyed this visit to Florida State far more than he enjoyed the last one because he was actually able to work with the coaches in a football setting.
"When you get to work with the coaches it's a whole lot better than getting to talk to them and walk around the campus," Nasirildeen said. "Even though the campus is where you're going to stay, Football is what gets you here and what you're doing, what you love. When you get to talk football and play football it brings that whole side of things.
Florida State currently sits inside his Top-4 with Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina. Prior to visiting Tallahassee he spent some time at Alabama, and will visit Florida for their Friday Night Lights camp. He plans to come down to watch Florida State play a game this season, but wasn't sure which one. He mentioned the Clemson game as a possible option.
The 6-foot-4, 200-pound safety is rated as the No. 17 safety and the No. 169 player overall in the Scout 300.