By: WCTV Eyewitness Sports
February 6, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Florida State is putting the finishing touches on its 2019 signing class as athletes from around the nation sign their National Letters of Intent on National Signing Day.
During the early signing period in December, Willie Taggart and company inked 15 players and are hoping to, at the very least, retain five hard commits, including Madison County's Travis Jay.
As players sign their letters of intent, the story will be updated below.
Brendan Gant is a 6'1", 193-pound defensive back out of Lakeland, Florida. He helped lead Kathleen High School to a FHSAA 7A regional semifinal appearance in 2018 and played in the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game. He also played basketball for the Red Devils.
Darius Washington is a 6'4", 285-pound offensive lineman out of Pensacola, Florida. As a senior at West Florida High School, Washington registered 37 pancake blocks while paving way for the offense that averaged 162 rushing yards per game.
Travis Jay is a 6'2", 176-pound defensive back from Greenville, Florida. Jay lined up in defensive backfield and at quarterback his senior season at Madison County High School, finishing his high school career 38-2 and part of back-to-back 1A state championships his junior and senior seasons.
Ryan Fitzgerald is a 6', 185-pound kicker from Coolidge, Georgia. Fitzgerald attended Colquitt County High School and holds two Georgia state high school career records with 51 made field goals and eight 50+-yard field goals.
Quashon Fuller is a 6'2", 281-pound defensive end from Cape Coral, Florida. He's listed as the 15th-best strong side defensive end nationally and No. 22 overall prospect in Florida by 247Sports. He contributed 55 tackles, 5.0 sacks, two interceptions and two pass breakups as a senior at Lehigh Senior High School.
The Seminoles rounded their class out with the signing of Ira Henry, who selected FSU over Florida and Auburn.