February 23, 2008

Fortson breaks the silence

He was a hard guy to predict and he's been the hardest man to get a hold of after signing day, but Rivals100 member Jarmon Fortson is ready to talk. The longtime Auburn commit had a change of heart and let the world know when he signed with Florida State.

"I'm very happy that it's over with and that I signed with Florida State," said Fortson, "I made a good decision, now I can concentrate on basketball.

"It was tough because they are all great schools, LSU, Auburn, Alabama, FSU, they are great teams with great tradition but I felt more comfortable at FSU."

So what was it about the 'Noles that made the 6-foot-3, 220-pound star from Columbus, Georgia change his mind?

"I had never been to FSU, so I went down there and saw that the 'Noles have a lot of tradition," said Fortson. "Coach (Lawrence) Dawsey is a good coach, he's been to the NFL, and it's a great opportunity to play for a big time school and a big time coach.

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