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    Tuesday, December 26, 2006

    FSU Player Focus: Lorenzo Booker

    If you want an articulate, gifted, and team oriented player, then Lorenzo Booker fits all those criteria. Number 28 from California is set to play his last game for the Noles in his native state when FSU takes on UCLA in the Emerald Bowl.

    Booker graduated from Los Angeles area St. Bonaventure High School in 2002 and was regarded as the nation's top prospect at tailback. He earned Player of the Year honors for the state of California as a junior and selected Florida State over Notre Dame, USC and Washington.

    Booker comes into the Emerald Bowl with 15 career touchdowns (13 rushing, 2 receiving) He is the 11th player in school history to rush for 2,000 yards and currently ranks sixth in school history in rushing yards He needs 122 yards to reach 1,000 for his career to become the second player in FSU history (Warrick Dunn) with 2,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards He is also the only player on the team from California.

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