Family Atmosphere

<b>Aaron Jones,</b> a highly-touted defensive tackle from Orlando Edgewater, enjoyed his official visit to Florida State this weekend. Considered a critical piece to the Seminoles' recruiting puzzle, Jones told TheTerritory Sunday that he's "leaning towards FSU." However, Jones also admitted the Miami Hurricanes remain in the mix. Click here to read Jones' thoughts on his visit to Tally.

Aaron Jones said he was impressed with the Seminoles' family atmosphere. He also added the highlight of the trip was meeting coach Bobby Bowden.

"I would rate my trip a nine (out of 10)," Jones told TheTerritory Sunday.

"I felt like a part of the family there. The players showed me a good time. The highlight of my trip was meeting head coach bobby Bowden. He told me he was going to be there as long as his health was good. It was real nice to meet him."

Jones' host during his trip was defensive lineman Andre Fluellen.

He also said he got to hang out with current Seminoles Pat Watkins, Antonio Cromartie, and Clifton Dickson as well as fellow recruits Willie Williams and Brandon Miller.

"My host was André Fluellen and he was real cool," Jones said.

"I got to hang out with my home boys Pat Watkins and Antonio Cromartie. We use to be in AUU track together. I also hung out with Willie Williams and Clifton Dickson."

Where does FSU stand in the race for Jones?

"I'm leaning towards FSU but Miami still has a shot," Jones said.

"Miami is a real tight knit family but Florida State felt really tight. The juniors hang out with the freshman like they are best friends."

Jones admitted recruits such as Miller and two-sport standout Cornelius Ingram also let a favorable impression on him.

"I got to meet Brandon miller and he's real low key," Jones said.

"He was there for the entire visit. He seemed to like his visit. I think FSU is going to sign Cornelius Ingram. I think he might come in as a wide receiver and he loves the basketball program.

"I think FSU has a good shot with J.R. Bryant, Trevor Ford, Xavier Lee, Xavier Carter, Kenny Ingram and myself."

While Jones sounded upbeat, he still needs time to make a decision.

"I won't make a decision until after my North Carolina State visit on (1/23)," Jones said.

Territory recruiting analyst Dave Peters contrubuted to this report.


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