Meet the 2015 FSU Commits

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Jul 10, 2014; Beaverton, OR, USA; Land Shark quarterback Deondre Francois (14) runs onto the field during Nike Football


De’Andre Johnson
QB, 6-2, 186
Jacksonville, Fla./First Coast

2014 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football and one of the most prolific quarterbacks in the nation enrolled at Florida State this January and is expected to participate in spring practice…rated a four-star prospect and the nation’s No. 7 dual-threat quarterback by ESPN…captured a four-star rating from Rivals and was rated the nation’s No. 12 quarterback and the 35th-best player in Florida…grabbed a three-star ranking from 247Sports and was rated the nation’s No. 13 quarterback and No. 46 prospect in Florida…nabbed a three-star ranking from Scout…passed for 3,710 yards and 47 touchdowns to go along with 398 yards and nine scores on the ground to lead First Coast High School to a 12-1 record and the Class 8A regional finals…earned Class 8A Player of the Year honors in addition to Mr. Football…four-year starter in high school who finished with 11,697 career passing yards, 131 career touchdown passes, 23 career rushing touchdowns, 1,091 career rushing yards and a career record of 46-5…completed 686 of 1,105 pass attempts for a 62 percent completion percentage for his prep career…played in the Under Armour All-America Game on Jan. 2 where he led Team Armour with 71 yards of total offense…8A All-State First Team selection in 2013 and 2014…committed to Florida State in 2012 and never wavered despite offers from Auburn, Clemson, Ohio State and Tennessee among others.

Deondre Francois
QB, 6-2, 191
Orlando, Fla./IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)

The nation’s No. 1 dual threat quarterback according to Rivals, he committed to Florida State in July…consensus four-star prospect who stood out as the best quarterback in the Under Armour All-American Game in January, completing 4-of-4 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown while leading Team Highlight to victory…connected with fellow Seminole signee George Campbell on a 60-yard catch in addition to a 34-yard touchdown pass in the UA Game…rated Florida’s No. 14 player and the nation’s 39th-best prospect by Rivals…ranked the No. 3 dual-threat QB in that nation by ESPN, the 10th-best player in Florida and the 42nd-best overall prospect in the nation…ranked the No. 7 pro-style quarterback in the country by 247Sports and the 10th-best quarterback by Scout…led IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., to a 9-1 record as a senior in 2014 after starring at Olympia High School in Orlando the previous two seasons…passed for 1,488 yards and 18 touchdowns and did not have a turnover after the season-opener…also did not lose a game after the season-opener…added 263 yards and two scores on the ground…coached by former FSU legend and 2000 Heisman Trophy winner Chris Weinke at IMG…captured All-Area honorable mention honors from the Bradenton Herald…passed for 3,162 yards and 28 touchdowns while completing 54 percent of his passes over two seasons at Olympia (2012-2013)…participated in the Elite 11 Finals, a quarterback camp in Oregon…invited to “The Opening,” an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike campus…picked FSU over Florida and Auburn among several scholarship offers.