June 4, 2006

FSU high on another five-star DT

The city of Detroit took Ernie Sims from Florida State. Now, Florida State is trying to take Joseph Barksdale from Detroit.

It sounds like an even trade and anybody in Seminole Nation would gladly jump at the exchange. The five-star defensive tackle has just received an FSU offer and says while he doesn't have a top group of schools yet, Florida State is a team that's on his list.

"I know they are a college powerhouse," said Barksdale. "Coach Lilly visited me at the beginning of May. The only reason they didn't offer then was because they hadn't seen my tape. I emailed them the film from the NIKE camp. He showed it to Coach Haggins and he text messaged me an offer."

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