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Breaking down the top tight ends for 2022

FSU Football Recruiting Hot Board: Breaking down the top tight ends for 2022

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With the NCAA expected to open up in-person recruiting this summer, things are about to heat up even more for Florida State football recruiting. And the Seminoles already have been extremely productive early in the 2022 cycle, with seven commitments and a class ranked in the top 10 nationally.

Continuing today, we will take a closer look at the top prospects on FSU’s board at each position on offense and defense. We’ll examine where the Seminoles stand with each, and which schools represent the main competition.

Today’s installment focuses on the tight ends, where the Seminoles are involved with several highly regarded prospects

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FSU made a strong impression when talented tight end Kaden Helms made a recent visit.
FSU made a strong impression when talented tight end Kaden Helms made a recent visit. (Nate Clouse)

TIGHT ENDS (EXPECTED TO TAKE 1-2)

Outlook on TE Kaden Helms 

The Skinny on FSU & TE Kaden Helms

Kaden Helms is the first tight end to check out the FSU campus during this recruiting cycle, and that happened in early March. The visit went very well, according to Helms, and he came away highly impressed with the campus and the feeling he had there. I also get the impression he has done a lot of homework on the ways that Norvell uses tight ends in his offense. And he feels very good with Chris Thomsen as the tight ends coach. I think FSU is now a pretty serious contender here. I would consider Arizona State the biggest competition, and then Miami and Michigan State. He doesn’t have a leader at this point.

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