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James Wilder a big get for FSU

Beating Florida for Wilder, Seminoles suddenly recruit like it's the 1990s again

Originally Published: August 18, 2010
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting

There's electricity surrounding the garnet and gold under new Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher. Suddenly, it's like back in the 1990s when FSU was college football's best program and all the top recruits wanted to play for the Seminoles. That was clearly evident on Wednesday as the Seminoles came out of nowhere to land four-star athlete James Wilder II, who is No. 19 in the ESPNU 150.

Wilder, 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds, stars on both sides of the ball, but the Tampa (Fla.) Plant star wants ...

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