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Happy New Year: Parchment picks FSU

Florida State needed an experienced receiver to join the program for 2021. And Andrew Parchment is coming home.

The 6-foot-2 Parchment was a standout as a junior in 2019 at Kansas and gives FSU a receiver that can help move the chains. Parchment made his decision official on New Year’s Eve, announcing his intentions on Twitter. A variety of FSU coaches also openly celebrated Parchmen’s decision.

Before the 2020 season started the Weston, Fla., native was voted to the preseason All-Big 12 first team. With a quarterback change, his numbers declined from 65 receptions for 829 yards and seven TDs in 2019 to 24 catches for 197 yards and two TDs in 2020.

But the addition of UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton makes FSU attractive to a receiver like Parchment, who joins a receiving corps that includes veterans like Ontaria Wilson and Keyshawn Helton as well as a large group of second-year players and freshmen early enrollees Joshua Burrell and Malik McClain.

Parchment is the fourth transfer to choose FSU, joining Milton, defensive end Jermaine Johnson and cornerback Jarques McClellion.

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