FSU football: 5 ways DJ Uiagalelei commitment boosts Noles in 2024

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One Year Deal

DJ Uiagalelei has one year of eligibility left, which is perfect for the FSU quarterback room. It gives FSU some proven leadership that the young guys can learn from as the 2024 season progresses. His ability and leadership should help avoid a huge falloff from the two previous seasons. At the same time, it doesn't scare off Luke Kromenhoek or 2025 QB commit Tramell Jones.

Mike Norvell went from four scholarship quarterbacks in 2023 to one before the season ended, with Jordan Travis exhausting eligibility and AJ Duffy and Tate Rodemaker entering the transfer portal. It was a needle he needed to thread carefully to balance the opportunity to win in 2024 but not shake up the quarterback room too much while also giving the young guys an example to develop and learn from.