Quotes from football head coach Todd Graham on the 2013 Signing Class
The class consists of 16 freshmen, five sophomores and six juniors.
ASU: Physical defender with the ability to play multiple linebacker positions...has great instincts, size and speed...runs a 4.6 40-yard dash...will have three years to play two starting in the fall...was a junior college teammate of fellow ASU signee Demetrius Cherry...
CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE: Was named the 2012 Bay Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year after posting 91 tackles and 6.0 sacks as a sophomore...totaled 30 tackles including 7.0 tackles-for-loss with 1.0 sack and one interception as a freshman in 2011...earned All-Bay Valley Conference honors...chose ASU over a reported scholarship offers from Houston and Western Kentucky......verbally committed to ASU on Dec. 24, 2012...coached by Alonzo Carter at Contra Costa College..."I love the family atmosphere [at ASU]," said Florence. "They have a great campus and a great coaching staff that can help me take my game to the next level. I know that they can make me successful on and off the field."
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Valley (Ala.) High School...coached by Mike Dean at Valley High School.
PERSONAL: His brother, Erique, completed his sophomore season playing at Auburn in 2012.