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Bobby Hart commits to FSU

When college coaches first saw Bobby Hart as a sophomore at Cardinal Gibbons, they said he had a bright future ahead of him. They were right.

In a spring and summer that has taken the now 6-5, 290-pound St. Thomas Aquinas prospect to several exposure camps, his commitment to attend FSU was simply no surprise on Saturday to those who knew him. But it did have to have a final approval - his mom.

“I knew that this is where I wanted to go,” Hart said. “But I needed to see if it was alright with here. Once she said okay, it was easy.”

Hart, who had chosen the Seminoles over LSU and Alabama, felt right at home in Tallahassee. From meeting his future coaches Rick Trickett (offensive line coach) and head coach Jimbo Fisher, to rooming with former St. Thomas standout Andrew Datko, who has a very bright future at the next level, everything fell into place.

“From the first time I went there, it felt like the right fit for me as a student, football player and socially,” Hart said. “I am real excited about the decision and now can concentrate on winning a state title this year.”

Hart is easily one of the most athletic linemen in this class with basketball and wrestling showcasing his past, as does his level of play on the football field.

“Watching Bobby mature the past two years at camps and in games, I have to believe his best years are truly ahead of him,” said Josh Newberg of Elite Scouting Services. “We saw him dominate everyone at the Nike Combine down in Miami. He has so much talent.”

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