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    There are many who think FSU will be a contender during coach Willie
    Taggart's first season. I'm not one of them. First, I believe the school
    could have done much better than hiring Taggart. Second, the Noles
    will face Louisville and Miami on the road in consecutive weeks, and end
    with a difficult five-game stretch. (Clemson, @NC State, @Notre Dame,
    Boston College, Florida) I can see a 7-6 season or 8-5 record at best.

    Tell me where I'm wrong.....
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    Who would have been the better hire of those available? Not calling for a playoff birth, but by far the best for this job. "Lethal Simplicity"....players will no longer be handcuffed by Jimbo and inept coaching staff. You suggesting they go 2-5 vs above teams? Lol
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    skeptical of Taggart as well but he has their '19 recruiting class off to one hell of a start and returns one of the best QB in the conference and a game-changing running back.

    FSU have way too much talent to be 7-6 when you factor in that Jimbo left him with the #4-3-2-5 recruiting classes populating this squad. (Taggart pulled in #10 in 2018)

    none of their 5 road games are easy but they will be favored in 2 or 3 of them and favored in 6/7 home games. 8-4/9-3 team for me. I'd even consider a small lump on 40/1 to win the national title...easily top 5 talent
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    Taggart is not even a .500 coach during his eight years as a head coach. He's won 48
    and lost 51. He will be gone before his contract runs out.

    Western Kentucky - 2010-2012 (16-20)
    South Florida - 2013-2016 (25-25)
    Oregon - 2017 (7-6)

    Florida State's QB (Deondre Francois) is being investigated for selling drugs out of his
    apartment. Police raided his apartment and found drugs and related items. The ducebag
    blamed his girlfriend. Another sorry ass QB coverup in Tallahassee.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cloverleaf View Post
    Taggart is not even a .500 coach during his eight years as a head coach. He's won 48
    and lost 51. He will be gone before his contract runs out.

    Western Kentucky - 2010-2012 (16-20)
    South Florida - 2013-2016 (25-25)
    Oregon - 2017 (7-6)
    I don't think you can use his won/loss record as an indicator. He took over a W KY team that was winless the previous year and hadn't beaten a FCS team in over two years. The S Florida team he inherited had just finished their worse season ever. His ability to quickly turn those programs around is a more telling indicator than his over-all record.

    Personally, I believe FSU made a good hire. But there are questions he has to answer. One, can he win with his current players? There is talent in Tallahassee but they were not recruited to run his style of offense. How well he adjusts his system to their talents and how well they adjust to his system will determine his immediate success. Second, can he maintain long term success? Some coaches are great program builders but lack what is needed for long term success. Up to this point he has not stayed long enough anywhere to know about the latter.
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    Willie can recruit Florida very well. When jumbo left, many of my FSU friends said that Taggart was their first choice. The team is very talented
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    Quote Originally Posted by cloverleaf View Post
    Taggart is not even a .500 coach during his eight years as a head coach. He's won 48
    and lost 51.
    totally different world when you're coaching players at the talent level that FSU possess. the greatest of all time, Sir Nick Saban, went 25-22-1 in his first four years at Michigan State, never finishing better than 5th. Step him up to LSU talent and he went 48-16 with a natty. same coach, better players

    didn't know about the francois drug stuff but few universities can sweep stuff under the rug better than Free Shoes U ... doubt anything comes of it
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