College football

Verdis Brown commits to Florida State

4 star lineman Verdis Brown has committed to Florida State.

The 6-5, 295 pound Brown, originally from Chicago (Mount Carmel High School) who transferred to the IMG Academy in Bradenton FL in December of 2016, chose the Seminoles over LSU, Michigan State, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Tennessee, UCLA, and others.

Brown is rated as the No. 2 center nationally and the No 190 overall player by 247Sports. He ranks 14th at his position and 154th overall in the 2018 recruiting class, according to Scout. He's also the seventh-best offensive tackle in the South region.

Brown has been timed at 5.24 seconds in the 40-yard dash and 4.85 seconds in the 20-yard shuttle.


July 14, 2017