Posted by Chip Patterson
Ronald Darby, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2012 class, quickly became one of the hottest prospects in the nation after decommitting from Notre Dame in early January. On National Signing Day, Darby added himself to an already elite group as he threw up a tomahawk chop and donned a Florida State hat on national television.
Darby mentioned defensive coordinator Mark Stoops and defensive line coach Odell Haggins as reasons for feeling at home with the Seminoles.
Tom Lemming calls Darby "the fastest football player in the nation" and ranks the Maryland native as the No. 3 athlete in the 2012 class. Earlier in the day, top quarterback recruit Jameis Winston told ESPN he had been working on recruiting Darby to join him at Florida State. Like Winston with baseball, Darby plans to be a two-sport athlete and compete on the Florida State track team.
Darby joins a class that was already ranked No. 8 in the CBS Sports National Signing Day Top 25. Get the latest on Florida State by following the Seminoles RapidReports.
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CB Ronald Darby commits to Florida State
Posted on: February 1, 2012 3:07 pm
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