June 7, 2007
Lakeland OL set to visit FSU
Last year, it was the Florida Gators who nearly signed the entire city of Lakeland, Florida. This year, Florida State is making a push for one of the best offensive lineman not only in the city of Lakeland, but in the entire state. 6-foot-2, 258-pound Ricky Barnum from Lake Gibson High School is quickly showing to everyone that he's worthy of playing big time Division 1-A football.
Florida State recently joined the club when two members of the coaching staff went to Lakeland during the spring evaluation and shortly thereafter offered Barnum a scholarship.
The athletic offensive tackle has about 20 offers and has about 16 schools that he likes. In addition to FSU and Florida, Clemson, Auburn, Boston College, Miami, South Carolina, South Florida, Virginia Tech, and UCF are all in the running.
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