Pictures: Florida State Seminoles 2012 recruiting class
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Justin Shanks, DT, Prattville (Ala.) High( COURTESY JUSTIN SHANKS )
Justin Shanks, DT, Prattville, Ala.
Ht: 6-4 Wt: 306 Class: 2012
One of the areas Florida State tried to recruit hard during this recruiting cycle was South Alabama. While the Seminoles will only end up with two players from that area, they made an imprint in the region, nonetheless. Shanks will join Mobile native Chris Casher next season. Casher's high school teammate, Alphonse Taylor, was an early FSU commit before he switched to Alabama in January. Already at 295 pounds, Shanks has the size coach Jimbo Fisher has been looking for along his defensive front. He¿ll be joining a deep pool of interior linemen who the Seminoles like to rotate regularly in games.
Rivals: No. 10 DT in nation
Scout: No. 10 DT
247sports: No. 39 DT
247Sports (Ala.) rankings: No. 18 overall
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