Stanley chooses Florida St.
"My heart is at Florida State," Stanley said. "I have a great connection with all the coaches. It was tough to leave USC because I liked the coaching staff but I want to play for a championship and play in a bowl game."
Stanley said he also considered Miami, South Florida, Kansas State, Texas Tech and Baylor.
Stanley is 6-foot-2, 245 pounds and played last season at Eastern Arizona Junior College. He has two seasons of eligiblity left including this season.
Joe Schad covers college football for ESPN.
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