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FSU Senior Moments: Best of the Rest

Damon Herota/FSU athletics

Last month, Florida State’s 2018 season and a number of careers came to an end. In our series remembering the careers of FSU seniors, we looked at the final individual on Tuesday with a revisiting of the career of safety A.J. Westbrook.

The series will wrap up with a look at all the seniors who contributed, but didn’t have enough moments to garner their own pieces. Here’s the best of the rest:

Johnathan Vickers, TE
A reserve for most of his career, Johnathan Vickers was the ultimate team-first player. Initially a tailback, Vickers switched to fullback his junior year and then tight end his senior year. Vickers got meaningful time as a reserve behind Dalvin Cook in 2015 and then as a fullback last season. Vickers finishes his career with 158 yards rushing and 89 receiving. Vickers scored two career touchdowns — one rushing and one receiving. Both came in 2015.

Arthur Williams, G
After spending four years as a reserve defensive lineman, Arthur Williams moved to offense as a redshirt senior in 2018 and appeared in all 12 games, starting five. As a defensive tackle, Williams’ career ended with 14 tackles, including three for loss and 1.5 career sacks. Williams appeared in 37 career games.

Wally Aime, DE
A junior college transfer, Wally Aime spent three years in Tallahassee and appeared in 31 career games. Aime finishes his career with 50 career tackles and three for loss. At 6-foot-5, Aime’s biggest strength may have been blocking kicks as he finished with two in his career. That included a blocked extra point against North Carolina in 2016 that kept it a 6-point game and allowed the Seminoles to take a late lead.

Wally Aime was a 3-year contributor for FSU along the defensive line. (Jeff Romance/FSU athletics)

Fred Jones, DT
Son of former FSU linebacker Fred Jones and nephew of Butkus Award winner Marvin Jones, Fred Jones was a 4-year contributor for the Seminoles. Over the course of his career, Jones tallied 67 total tackles, including eight for loss and four sacks. In 46 career games, Jones made 10 starts and enjoyed a career-year as a senior. The best effort of his career came against hometown Miami in 2018 when he recorded a sack and two tackles for loss.

Ken Burnham, LS
The brother of former FSU running back Will Burnham, Ken Burnham came to FSU as a walk-on long snapper in 2015. After appearing in two games as a redshirt junior in 2017, Burnham was the long snapper for the Seminoles in all 12 games in 2018.

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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