Just in: FSU Football Lands Five Players on ESPN Top-100

FSU Football Lands Five Players on ESPN Top-100 for 2023. Many Seminoles are being honored for their accomplishments last season.

The Florida State Seminoles are coming off a strong undefeated season, going 13-0 during the ACC.
 The Noles topped the national charts in 2023 in opponent completion percentage, interceptions and pass defense.

In addition, they are second in fewer interceptions and third in net clearances. FSU ranks sixth in pass defense and sack defense, third in third down defense and third in third down defense.

ESPN recently released its top 100 players for 2023, Jordan Travis, tight end Jared Verse, wide receiver Keon Coleman, running back Trey Benson and linebacker Kalen DeLoach made it all.

   12. Quarterback Jordan Travis
Travis played in 11 games for FSU last season before suffering a foot injury that sidelined him for the remainder of his Seminole career.
On his way to becoming the ACC Player of the Year, he threw for 2,756 yards with 20 touchdowns and two interceptions and added 176 yards on the ground and seven scores. While in Tallahassee, he set FSU records for total offense, total touchdowns and QB yards. He is second in rushing yards and touchdown passes.

   29. Defensive end Jared Verse
Verse transferred from Albany in 2022 and had an impressive career in Tallahassee.
He had 41 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, nine sacks, one fumble, one fumble recovery and three pass breakups in 2023 and was named a first-team All-American for the second straight year. FSU’s defensive MVP makes a strong case for the upcoming 2024 NFL Draft.

54. Wide Receiver Keon Coleman
One of the top wide receivers in last year’s class, Coleman finished the year with 50 catches for 658 yards and 11 touchdowns and added another 300 yards as a punt returner.
He was the first Seminole to be named First-Team All-ACC at three positions (wide receiver, wide receiver and specialist).

61. Running back Trey Benson
Benson rushed for 905 yards, 14 touchdowns and added 20 receptions for 227 yards in his sophomore season at Florida State.
Heand is known for being explosive and difficult to suppress. At one point in the season, his completion rate broke nearly 50% and he averaged 5.8 YPC on 156 carries. four-star prospect from Savannah, Georgia.

   He became one of the team’s strongest players, finishing the season with 68 tackles, seven sacks, an interception, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. The first-team All-ACC selection was the only player to appear in the final game of the season.

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