FSU football: 3 major questions about receivers/tight ends going into spring camp

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Can Landon Thomas make an impact at TE in year one?

FSU had its most talented tight-end unit in years, with Jaheim Bell and Kyle Morlock joining the program from the transfer portal. Morlock probably exceeded expectations and returns as the top guy in 2024. Jackson West saw more playing time towards the end of last year and looked explosive during Tour of Duty. Jerrale Powers and Brian Courtney are two guys from the 2022 recruiting cycle looking to become contributors in 2024. However, there's a freshman on the roster, who was the most coveted tight end FSU has signed since former five-star Nick O'Leary over a decade ago.

Landen Thomas ranked as a five-star and the No. 1 tight-end for nearly all of his recruitment and enrolled this spring. It's incredibly difficult for freshmen tight ends to contribute in year one, but Thomas enrolling early and already 6'4" and 240 pounds could help expedite his chances. It'll likely depend on how well he can block, but it wouldn't shock me if they got him involved in the passing game if he's a quick study in the offense. This spring will go a long way to determine how fast he gets on the field.