End Enjoys Junior Day

Florida State is looking to add some playmaking defensive ends to its roster with the 2010 recruiting class. Several offers have been dished out as the Seminole coaching staff has already targeted several prospects. NoleDigest caught up with one the top players on the board for FSU to get his thoughts on Junior Day, and to see what's ahead in terms of recruiting.

David Perry has seen his recruitment pick up steam recently as schools from all across the nation have started showing him interest. The gigantic upside that Perry brings to the table is what has schools fighting each other for. Last year was David's first year playing football, but the 6'7" Perry has the frame and athleticism to be a standout on the next level.

The coaches at Florida State have been targeting Perry for a while now as they were one of the first schools to offer. He was in town last weekend for the ‘Noles Junior Day, which was a visit that he says he enjoyed.

` "The visit was a great experience for me," Perry told NoleDigest. "It is a great school and I really liked everything I saw there. Coming in I wanted to learn some things that I didn't know, and I felt like I was able to do that."

Perry is a quiet kid who really doesn't saw too much, but he did say he liked the atmosphere and the defense that he saw. Getting a chance to sit and talk with the coaches was something Perry says was one of the standout things from his visit.

"That was my first visit to FSU and I liked it a lot," said Perry. "I liked the campus itself and how the staff treated their players. I got the chance to talk to Coach Coley which was great. He was telling me about how they need defensive ends and all, but mostly he was just telling me about the school and what they have to offer me. Everyone was real cool which made me comfortable."

Recruiting for David has been picking up as schools from all across the country are turning up the heat. He told NoleDigest that, while he doesn't have visit plans or no favorites, some big time BCS programs have caught his attention.

"FSU, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and Oregon are the schools that have really caught my attention because they've been showing me a lot of attention," explained Perry of his recruitment. "I want to get out and see some of the schools to see how they use their defensive ends and how I get a long with the coaches."

In a previous update with David he told NoleDigest that he is looking for a family feel and a great atmosphere. Look him to take several visit before any decision is made. Until then stay tuned to NoleDigest for further updates with David, as well as the rest of the 2009 recruiting class.

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