Mike Norvell and Florida State University received a commitment from one of the top linebackers in the nation this week. 2023 All-American Blake Nichelson from Manteca High School in California has verbally committed to the Seminoles. According to 247Sports, Nichelson is a four-star prospect.
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2023 All-American Blake Nichelson (@NichelsonBlake) has committed to Florida State University. #GoNoles 🍢#AllAmericanBowl 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/lXINwPQanj
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Past Seminoles to participate in the All-American Bowl includes the likes of Cam Akers, Tate Rodemaker, and Myron Rolle.
Having been selected to play in the twenty-third edition of the All-American Bowl, Nichelson will play in the annual East vs. West matchup inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC and Peacock, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players.
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