Saturday, September 22, 2018

FSU Seminoles

Matt Bakerís AP Top 25 ballot: A new No. 1 team, and what to do with Miami and UCF

Matt Bakerís AP Top 25 ballot: A new No. 1 team, and what to do with Miami and UCF

Preseason rankings are hard, because no one has done anything.Rankings after Week 1 might be harder, because some teams have earned very good wins while others ain't played nobody.So here's the compromise I came up with for my AP Top 25 ballot: I put...
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Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Willie Taggartís FSU debut doesnít go as planned

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Willie Taggartís FSU debut doesnít go as planned

College football is back, but Florida State and Miami have rough starts as Willie Taggart's debut in Tallahassee doesn't go as planned.Plus, the Bucs cut their roster to 53 and hold their first practice in over four years without Jameis Win...
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No. 19 Florida State falls to No. 20 Virginia Tech in Willie Taggartís first game

No. 19 Florida State falls to No. 20 Virginia Tech in Willie Taggartís first game

TALLAHASSEE — For all of the talk about what was different with No. 19 Florida State — a new coach, a new offense, a new buzz — Monday night looked an awful lot like last year's season-long letdown.A slow start. Costly spe...
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Matt Bakerís takeaways from Florida State-Virginia Tech

Matt Bakerís takeaways from Florida State-Virginia Tech

Special teams mastermind Frank Beamer had to appreciate the Hokies' blocked punt return for a touchdown late in the first half. Beamer Ball lives on at Virginia Tech.A crazy stat from ESPN's Chris Fallica: The last time Miami and FSU both opened 0-1 ...
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Willie Taggartís inaugural FSU game still better than his USF debut

Willie Taggartís inaugural FSU game still better than his USF debut

TALLAHASSEE — He was worried about tripping during his pre-kickoff emergence from Doak Campbell Stadium's north tunnel. For all his recent sizzle, Willie Taggart remains college football's foremost authority on ghastly first impressions."Got to...
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Bobby Bowden: Willie Taggartís going to win before itís over

Bobby Bowden: Willie Taggartís going to win before itís over

TALLAHASSEE — Willie Taggart hasn't yet coached a game for the No. 19 Seminoles, but he is already impressing Florida State legend Bobby Bowden."So far, so good," Bowden said before Monday night's primetime matchup against No. 20 Virginia ...
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Willie Taggart, in dream job at Florida State, confidently taking on doubters again

Willie Taggart, in dream job at Florida State, confidently taking on doubters again

TALLAHASSEE — The 10th head football coach in Florida State history, just the third in the past 42 years, sat munching gummy bears in his office — the office where Bobby Bowden once sat, where Jimbo Fisher once sat.Willie Taggart, the Met...
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Florida State to open $60 million football-only complex in 2021

Florida State to open $60 million football-only complex in 2021

Florida State will be the newest school to embrace the football-only facility craze.The Seminoles announced Sunday evening that they will pursue a $60 million, 122,000-square-foot football-only complex. That building is the centerpiece of the Unconqu...
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ĎThatís saving jobs.í Why Northern Illinois will play at Florida State

ĎThatís saving jobs.í Why Northern Illinois will play at Florida State

The biggest reason Northern Illinois is coming to Tallahassee in three weeks is bigger than the chance to avenge an Orange Bowl loss or to play a marquee opponent.The Huskies needed the money."We needed it to financially support our department and ou...
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Florida Stateís Willie Taggart is about to answer the question, again.

Florida Stateís Willie Taggart is about to answer the question, again.

TALLAHASSEE — The 10th head football coach in Florida State history, just the third in the last 42 years, sat munching Gummy bears last Thursday in his office — the office where Bobby Bowden once sat, where Jimbo Fisher sat.Willie Taggart...
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