April 20, 2006

Georgia TE gets FSU offer

Two weeks ago, Columbus, Georgia (Shaw HS) tight end Bruce Figgins got a ride down to the Seminoles' spring football game with one goal in mind. The 6-foot-4, 250-pounder hoped that his trip would result in a Florida State scholarship offer. It took a few days but it did happen.

On Wednesday, FSU recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach John Lilly let Figgins know that an offer was waiting for him.

"I talked to coach Lilly last night," Figgins said. "I was excited because I grew up watching Florida State and they've been one of my favorite teams to watch growing up."

In addition to growing up on the 'Noles, FSU could have another factor working in its favor. Figgins is close friends with Seminole commitment Antwane Greenlee and the two traveled to Tallahassee together for FSU's spring game.

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