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<b>B.J. Ward </b>enjoyed a breakout season in 2002 despite being slowed by a shoulder/neck injury and a switch from wide receiver. The athletic Ward has carried that momentum into the team's summer workouts, finishing near the top in testing. Ward also believes the Seminoles' secondary will be much improved from last season. "Last season we were young and people were out there wanting to do their own thing. You can't do that if you want to win. It's a system," Ward said.

When B.J. Ward arrived at Florida State in the spring of 2000, he had goals as large as Texas. And why not? Ward emerged as one of the top prep players in Texas, lettering in football, basketball and track at Kimball High School in Dallas. Ward even graduated from high school in December 1999 and enrolled at FSU early to get acclimated to collegiate life. While Ward couldn't wait to make an...

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