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Scout's rewind: All you need to know about former top recruit and FSU QB Deondre Francois

Can redshirt freshman Deondre Francois lead a deep FSU team to the College Football Playoff this season? Logan Stanford/Icon Sportswire

Deondre Francois was officially named Florida State’s starting QB over the weekend. He redshirted last season, so the last time he played was in high school. Before arriving at FSU, Francois was No. 42 overall player in the Class of 2015 ESPN 300. He was the No. 3 dual-threat QB in the class.

Here’s a look at what made him an elite recruit and what’s ahead now that he’s a college starter: