Saturday, December 16, 2017

FSU Seminoles

Expect a simpler, faster FSU game plan under Willie Taggart

Expect a simpler, faster FSU game plan under Willie Taggart

TALLAHASSEE — New Florida State coach Willie Taggart established himself as one of the game’s rising stars through his ability to turn three programs around (Western Kentucky, USF and Oregon).Whether he succeeds at his fourth stop hinges on how he at...
Published: 12/06/17
Rick and Tom podcast: Which Florida school would you rather be?

Rick and Tom podcast: Which Florida school would you rather be?

With new coaches at Florida, Florida State and UCF and relatively new coaches at USF and Miami, which Florida school would you rather be going forward?In their latest podcast, Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss this, as Willie Taggart is the new FSU c...
Published: 12/06/17
Offensive guru Heupel is named UCF coach

Offensive guru Heupel is named UCF coach

UCF hired Missouri offensive coordinator Josh Heupel as football coach.Heupel quickly hired former UF interim coach Randy Shannon as defensive coordinator.Heupel, 39, was a consensus All-American quarterback who led Oklahoma to the 2000 national titl...
Published: 12/05/17

Oregon on Willie Taggart departure: Where’s the commitment?

Less than a year after Oregon hired Willie Taggart away from USF, the Ducks are searching for a new coach. Oregon’s players were summoned to a meeting early Tuesday afternoon for the announcement that Taggart had accepted the coaching job at Florida ...
Published: 12/05/17
Former USF coach Willie Taggart taking over at FSU

Former USF coach Willie Taggart taking over at FSU

Long before Willie Taggart got into coaching, he was indoctrinated into the tradition of Florida State University football.He was raised in a home of Seminoles fans in Palmetto. His high school coach, Joe Kinnan, played for FSU. So did Tracy Sanders,...
Published: 12/05/17
Willie Taggart Q&A: Jim Leavitt to Tally, too?

Willie Taggart Q&A: Jim Leavitt to Tally, too?

Answering your questions about former USF coach Willie Taggart leaving Oregon to become the next coach at Florida State: Former USF coach Jim Leavitt was Taggart’s defensive coordinator at Oregon. Is he coming back to the state? Probably. No announc...
Published: 12/05/17
Fennelly: Leave doubt in the dust when it comes to Willie Taggart

Fennelly: Leave doubt in the dust when it comes to Willie Taggart

Start the bus.When embracing Willie Taggart, Florida State head football coach, we’d do well to consider Willie Taggart, USF head football coach.It’s easy to do. I think it was like 20 minutes ago.Never count this guy out.I’ve seen Willie Taggart wit...
Published: 12/05/17
How Willie Taggart went from the hot seat to hot commodity in one game

How Willie Taggart went from the hot seat to hot commodity in one game

TAMPA — Wacky thing, that college coaching profession. Where else do career trajectories so frequently turn on a dime? In what other line of work can one game — or one play or one athlete — alter fate so drastically?Think about it. Were it not for Li...
Published: 12/05/17
FSU upsets No. 5 Florida, its fourth straight win over Gators

FSU upsets No. 5 Florida, its fourth straight win over Gators

GAINESVILLE — Terance Mann scored 25, CJ Walker added 17 and Florida State upset No. 5 Florida 83-66 on Monday night to remain undefeated. The Seminoles (7-0) also extended their winning streak against the Gators (5-2) to four, their longest in the 6...
Published: 12/04/17
Jimbo Fisher: Easy call to leave FSU for Texas A&M

Jimbo Fisher: Easy call to leave FSU for Texas A&M

Moments after slipping on a new maroon jacket as the new coach at Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher said the right things about his decision to leave Florida State.He thanked Seminoles legend Bobby Bowden for giving him a chance. He thanked FSU administrators ...
Published: 12/04/17
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