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FSU football, recruiting news: Taggart talks ‘loafing,’ five-star visits

Plus— FSU softball takes game one of the championship series.

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Willie Taggart talking with OL Abdul Bello during the spring game.
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During the final couple seasons of the Jimbo Fisher era, “loafing” became a hot topic in and around the program. What is “loafing,” and what did Willie Taggart have to say about it? David Visser has you covered.

“Famous Jameis” is hard to beat, but Cam Akers may need a nickname of his own after yet another appearance on a college football preview magazine. Any suggestions?

Who remembers the play that came in at No. 91 on our top-100 plays in FSU football history?

You can see all of the plays that have made the countdown so far here.


Five-star offensive tackle Paris Johnson Jr. decided to rock the all-black Seminoles uniform during his visit. He could help #Tribe2020 become one of the best classes in the nation.

The Cincinnati, Ohio native was recruited by Harlon Barnett while Barnett was co-defensive coordinator at Michigan State. He’s 6-7, 275 pounds — and he’s 16 years old.

Out of the original 24, we now know the official “Elite 11” for the nation’s most prestigious high school quarterback summit. Florida State commit Sam Howell is one of them.

Other Sports

Florida State softball is one win away from their first national championship in program history with some help from Jessie Warren’s sportscenter top-10 play.

Here’s everything you need to know for the matchup with Washington.

Florida State baseball couldn’t fight off elimination during the Tallahassee Regional. Just how many ’Noles are projected to go in the 2018 MLB Draft, and where? We’ve got you covered.