FSU football: 5 most valuable offensive players in 2023

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Keon Coleman

FSU football coaches pulling Keon Coleman out of the transfer portal in the spring likely changed the trajectory for the Noles. FSU was in the mix for a transfer safety, but things changed when Keon Coleman entered the portal. FSU tried to bring a receiver in after spring camp for the 2021 season, but that didn't go well as the player struggled to learn the playbook. However, Coleman was more polished and proven, so it was worth the gamble.

The gamble paid off in game one when he had nine receptions for 122 yards and three touchdowns to help lead the Noles past LSU. He had the game-winning touchdown in overtime against Clemson and a 140-yard receiving effort against Syracuse, where he made an amazing one-handed reception. Coleman also transformed FSU's punt return game, averaging 12 yards per return. Coleman struggled in the backhalf of the season wih injuries, but FSU likely doesn't go undefeated with him in 2023.