Orlando Jones ATH Levonte 'Kermit' Whitfield will announce his college decision in a live webcast event at Orlando Sentinel Recruiting on Monday at 10 a.m.
Whitfield, who will play wide receiver and return kicks at the collegiate level, will choose from among his six finalists of
The 5-foot-9, 165-pound speedster who has earned the title of the fastest high school sprinter in the country after winning several national sprint challenges this past spring, has acknowledged FSU as his leader recently. A Miami fan since he can remember, Whitfield was also once committed to the Hurricanes before decommitting in March.
He has drawn strong ties recently to the FSU program. His cousin and fellow sprint star WR Marvin Bracy is entering his freshman season at Tallahassee and Whitfield also cites a strong relationship with FSU offensive line coach Rick Trickett as an added factor.
Whitfield, who will also run track in college, has said he is a "football player who just happens to run track," but he is equally intrigued by the prospects of competing on the same track team as Bracy, as well as another Seminoles' speedster and current freshman DB Ronald Darby.
His Miami ties remain strong and it has not hurt the Canes' situation with Whitfield to have former Miami defensive tackle