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Five-Star Halfback Recruit James Wilder Picks FSU Over Georgia, Florida

James Wilder, the nation’s highest-ranked recruit to commit so far this year, has decided he’s going to be taking his talents to Tallahassee Beach.

Dr. Saturday shares a terrifying highlight video of James Wilder, an instant preseason freshman All-ACC at whichever position he ends up choosing to play. Though he dominated both sides of the ball, he wants to play running back like his father. James Sr. is the Tampa Bay Bucs’ all-time leading rusher.

Doc Sat:

Georgia fans may be flipping out, too, though for a different reason after reports Tuesday that Wilder, Rivals’ No. 3 overall prospect nationally and No. 1 running back, was planning to commit to the Bulldogs – an upset in itself, given the longstanding assumption that he’d be taking his 6-foot-2, 220-pound frame to Florida.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.