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Notes: ‘Noles go north, west with offers for 2021, ’22 this week

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FSU coach Mike Norvell and staff continue to expand their recruiting footprint west and north in the virtual world of recruiting. No fewer than six prospects have announced on social media that they have received an offer from the Seminoles over the last week.

Please read below for a brief look on each prospect:

2021 Offer

Tight end prospect Mitchell Evans announced on Twitter on Thursday that he has received an offer from FSU. The 6-foot-7 and 240-pound rising senior also is reported to have offers from a list of schools that includes Duke, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Iowa State, Louisville, Michigan State and UCF. The Wadsworth (Ohio) High School product is rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports, which also has him ranked as the 19th-best TE prospect in the country and the 18th-best overall prospect in his home state.

Please click on the link below to view Evans’ HUDL highlights from this past season:

https://www.hudl.com/profile/11111280/Mitchell-Evans

2022 Offers

Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei High School running back prospect Raleek Brown announced Thursday that he has an offer from FSU. Brown, 5-9 and 170 pounds, is also reported to have offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Michigan, Oklahoma, Tennessee and USC, among others. The rising junior is rated as a four-star prospect by 247Sports, which also ranks Brown as the best running back in the country for 2022 and the fourth-best overall prospect from his home state. Brown was initially offered by Willie Taggart but said in his tweet he had be “re-offered” by the new staff.

Wide receiver prospect Erriyon Knighton from Tampa (Fla.) Hillsborough High School announced late last week that he has received an offer from FSU. Knighton, 6-3 and 170 pounds, would be considered an under-the-radar prospect at this point in his recruitment. He is unrated and unranked by 247Sport and is reported to have received just a handful of offers to date. That list includes Illinois, Iowa State and Toledo.

Cornerback prospect Jeadyn Lukus announced early this week that he has an offer from the Seminoles. Lukus, 6-1 and 175 pounds, is from Mauldin (S.C.) High School. He is also reported to have offers from Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, LSU and Michigan among others. 247Sports has Lukus rated as a four-star prospect and he ranks as the 11th-best CB prospect in the country and second-best overall prospect from his home state.

Defensive tackle prospect Derrick Shepard from Archbishop Alter in Dayton, Ohio, announced he has an FSU offer. He is also reported to have offers from a list of schools that includes Boston College, Georgia Teach, Iowa State, Michigan State, Nebraska and Pitt. Shepard, 6-3 and 315 pounds, is considered a three-star prospect by 247Sports, which also has him ranked as the 23rd-best DT prospect in the nation and the 14th-best overall prospect from his home state.

Another prospect to announce he has received an updated offer from FSU is defensive end prospect Aaron Wilson from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore. The 6-2 and 235-pound rising junior is also reported to have offers from Arkansas, Boston College, Florida, Maryland and Miami among others. Wilson is rated as a four-star product by 247Sports, which also has him ranked as the 17th-best overall prospect in the country for his class, the second-best SDE in the country and the best overall prospect from his home state.

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