The Daily Sauce — Sept. 21, 2022: FSU Football Lands 4-Star LB Nichelson
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The Daily Sauce — Sept. 21, 2022: FSU Football Lands 4-Star LB Nichelson

Happy hump day, Florida State fans.

As your week hits its midway point, see what’s in The Daily Sauce.

Lead Story

After a 3-0 start to the season, Florida State football received more good news on Tuesday night. 4-star linebacker Blake Nichelson has committed to the Seminoles.

A native of California, Nichelson chose FSU over more local programs such as Oregon and UCLA. Listed at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds, Nichelson joins DeMarco Ward as linebackers to commit to the Seminoles in 2023.

According to the 247Sports Composite rankings, Nichelson is the No. 245 overall prospect for 2023. He’s the 19th-best linebacker and 15th-best player from the Golden State.

With the addition, FSU now has the No. 19 overall class for 2023, per the Composite. It ranks fourth in the ACC.

Between the Lines for Sept. 20, 2022

No athletic events scheduled.

On the Agenda for Sept. 21, 2022

No athletic events scheduled.

Rolling News and Notes

FSU soccer moved up five spots to No. 7 in this week’s United Soccer Coaches Poll.

For the second time this season, FSU cross country’s Fearghal Curtin was named the ACC Men’s Performer of the Week.

FSU soccer forward Onyi Echegini was named the ACC’s Offensive Player of the Week.

FSU men’s tennis has released its fall schedule.

The student section is now sold out for FSU football’s contest with Boston College on Saturday.

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Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw and has more than 10 years of experience in online and print journalism. Mike graduated from Florida State University in 2009 and has had his work featured at numerous prominent publications such as Fox Sports, the Associated Press, Athlon Sports, Yahoo Sports and Sports Illustrated among others. Prior to joining Double Fries No Slaw, Mike was the founder and editor of The Daily Nole. He also serves as the managing editor for Fifth Quarter and is a contributor for Athlon Sports, Fish Stripes and Orlando Pinstriped Post. Mike and his wife Jennifer reside in Haines City, Fla. and have two daughters.

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