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Florida State football, recruiting news: Willie Taggart set a new bar for transition classes

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Willie Taggart has set a new standard for transition recruiting classes; even more impressive when you consider that most of elite kids signed before he was able to put his staff together

Deondre Francois will need to earn his starting job when he comes back; there are no handouts in the Taggart era.

Derwin James and Tarvarus Mcfadden are headed off to the NFL but FSU’s secondary is still loaded with talent.

Clemson DC Brent Venables is the latest coordinator to join the two million dollar threshold.

With Signing Day in the books the 2017-2018 College Football Season is officially and these thirteen games from it still don’t make it any sense. Including a game in which a healthy Maryland dropped 51 points on Texas’ top six defense. That offense was coordinated by current FSU offensive coordinator Walt Bell.


Florida State was a big winner on 2018’s National Signing Day but now it’s time to turn the focus towards 2019; where Willie Taggart wants to take back the state of Florida. (VIP)

It’s early but FSU’s 2019 class is definitely a quality over quantity type thing at the moment led the 5-star Akeem Dent, the nation’s top corner.

There’s one thing that FSU absolutely has to accomplish in the 2019 cycle; get an elite quarterback. It most certainly wouldn’t hurt if they managed to fill these other needs too.

When you beat Miami for both of their defensive tackle targets when they’re hurting for depth their fans can get a little salty about it; FSU signee Dennis Briggs, Jr. had to let them to stop chirping:

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Men’s Basketball couldn’t beat Virginia but the atmosphere was enough to secure a commitment from one of the nation’s best small forwards.

At the moment FSU is anywhere from a 7 seed to a 10 seed in the NCAA tournament depending on who you ask.

Women’s Basketball beat their Virginia counterparts.

Unless it’s an emergency you should be able to catch every FSU baseball game this season: