Florida has already been very active in the transfer portal in recent days, looking to support several positions heading into 2022.
Once again, the offensive line is one of the most demanding situations in need, and one of the top targets in this position is a New Jersey native and former FIU Miles Fraser.
The talented handler spoke with Warchant on Tuesday about Seminoles’ interest, when he plans to check out Noles in person, the influence of former FIU/FSU offensive lineman Devontay Love-Taylor and more.
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When he was dropping out of high school two years ago, Frazier had only 11 offers of scholarships and ended up signing with the Financial Intelligence Unit. Times have definitely changed since then.
After an impressive season in 2021 and entering the gate recently, Frazier has earned double-digit offers from the likes of FSU, Miami and the Ole Miss.
“The school I talk to the most is Florida, actually,” Frazier said. “They push harder. I’m talking to the coach [Mike] Norville and the coach [Alex] I hoard a lot with FaceTime since I was in the gate. I’m also talking to my good friend Defontay Taylor, who played there. He was actually my host when he was in the Financial Intelligence Unit. I also spoke with Jordan Travis a little bit today.
“Talk about how we need that extra piece so that I can come in and help change the program.”
With several new shows coming his way, a talented offensive tackle arranges all plans for his visit. But Florida will definitely be one of those destinations.
“This week I’m making an unofficial visit to Rutgers because I’m going home for a funeral,” Frazier said. “Then, next week, my brother is graduating from North Carolina A&T. And then my family and I will be making visits to FSU, Florida, and Miami. They are all casual visits. I’m not sure how many officials I’m going to take, but I want to take these.” Things to know about the official visits I will make.”
After FSU, Mississippi State and Arizona State are the teams that talk to Frazier the most right now. He said he’s also heard from schools that haven’t offered yet, including Pennsylvania, Maryland, Indiana, Michigan and Nebraska. He has also spoken with Texas A&M and Tennessee.
While Frazier hasn’t had a chance to meet him in person, the 6-foot-6-inch streak man said he’s already forged a very good relationship with FSU offensive line coach Alex Atkins.
“I feel like he’s a great guy,” Frazier said. “What I love the most about him is how straightforward he is about everything. My friend Defontay talks a lot about him, and I take what he says into account. He said he is a straight shooter, and Defontay told me how they feel I am a missing part of the team. Like I said before Of all the schools, they called me the most.”
So how well does he take Love-Taylor’s recommendation into account?
“It’s a big deal,” Frazier said. “He told me he was going to leave the FII before he really told anyone. At the time, we didn’t really know each other at the time. I have great faith in him, and he’s my dog. He’s the kind of guy who would come back here and visit him when he could. I I really value what he says.”
Frazier has stated that he wants to make a decision by Christmas and plans to enroll in his college of choice in January. Phenomenal therapy also discussed what he would be looking for in his next program.
“It’s really a school that suits them better, and it suits me better,” he said. “A school where I have a great relationship with coaches, a place I know they can develop as a player and as a man. And also a place where I can get a good education. I take that very seriously.”
According to Frazier, he has seen FSU play multiple times due to his friendship with Love-Taylor.
“I watched the Notre Dame and Clemson matches,” he said. “I was going to watch it because of Devontay, so I could see how things look. I really liked how they appreciated the show, so that was great.”
Finally, Frazier discussed his conversations with FA coach Mike Norville and what kind of impression the coach made on him..
“I love the energy,” Frasier said. “And he’s really passionate about me and declares that I’m a high priority and that he really wants to make me be a Seminole. I really appreciate the time, because I know he’s out for hiring and things like that. He takes the time to FaceTime me between enlistment in high school.”
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