The move was his idea. Out to prove his versatility and skills, despite his size, Lamarcus Joyner is attempting to return to cornerback for the first time since high school.
The NFL draft was once a big recruiting tool for Florida State. Along with the Noles' decline went the draft numbers. Now that FSU is once again producing NFL draft picks, recruits are noticing.
It's never too early to look ahead, so here are five key positions the Noles must address in 2013.
Questions about BCS computers and conference championships are going unanswered by Florida State this week, as its singular focus is in-state archrival Florida.
The Seminoles have seven impact players who could opt to leave early for the NFL. Who will stay and who will go? David Hale examines the prospects for each.
They might be a team's star receiver, but to the FSU secondary, they're targets. Judging by the Seminoles' performances, they're hitting the bullseye.
Florida State's secondary has faced big-time receivers before, but Duke's combo of Conner Vernon and Jamison Crowder might be the most complete.
Florida State found itself in a familiar place -- struggling with penalties and a hostile environment, but used lessons learned in the NC State loss to survive in South Florida.
The FSU-Miami rivalry has lost some of its luster, but don't tell that to the Seminoles from South Florida.
Xavier Rhodes didn't like playing cornerback when he tried it out in high school. He's grown into the position at Florida State though, becoming one of the nation's best.
Sammy Watkins tore apart the FSU secondary a year ago, but the Noles are eager for another shot at the Clemson receiver.
FSU's Xavier Rhodes, who could be a first-round NFL draft pick in April, doesn't worry nearly as much about preseason awards lists as he does getting full strength back in the knee he injured last year.