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Florida State invaded South Carolina last recruiting season to land highly-touted linebacker <b>Lawrence Timmons.</b> Well, the Seminoles have done it again, landing a commitment from 6-foot-7 wide receiver <b>Chadwick Grey,</b> who gave his commitment earlier today to visiting FSU coach <b>Kevin Steele.</b> Grey also is an accomplished basketball player who could possibly end up playing hoops for the Seminoles as well.

Florida State has had good luck with players from South Carolina.

The Seminoles' current roster features two players -- offensive lineman Alex Barron and linebacker Lawrence Timmons.

Barron, of course, is expected to be one of the first -- if not the first -- offensive tackles selected in this year's NFL draft. Barron hails from Orangeburg, S.C.

Timmons, from Florence, S.C., is one of 10 true freshmen who have played this season for the Seminoles.

Today, FSU ventured into the state of South Carolina to pick up a commitment from a tall wide receiver.

Chadwick Grey, from Kingstree High School in Kingstree, S.C., is a football player who has the ability to see some time on the hardwood as a basketball player as well, but for now, it's the gridiron.

Grey is 6 feet 7, 190 pounds.

"He committed to play for Florida State," Kingstree coach Walt Wilson told Scout.com.

"He went to the Florida State/Clemson game and fell in love with the staff and had a great time. He loved the tradition and the program. Coach (Kevin) Steele came by the school today, and Chadwick gave him his commitment."

Grey is a collegiate basketball prospect as well, but he will try his hand at football first. If he can handle the load, he said he may try basketball in the future at FSU.

Grey had a load of offers, but his decision came down to Florida State, Clemson, and North Carolina.

It's no secret FSU is in dire need of receiving help next year.

The Seminoles lose their top two receivers in seniors Chauncey Stovall and Craphonso Thorpe.

FSU had just 10 touchdown passes this season.

The Seminoles also lose senior receiver Dominic Robinson. Returning receivers who had receptions this season include Willie Reid, Chris Davis, Lorne Sam and De'Cody Fagg.

Sam will miss FSU's bowl game following foot surgery (stress fracture).


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