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Mann and Kabengele get noticed; meanwhile, the Softball team is moving on.

NCAA Football: Boston College at Florida State Melina Myers-USA TODAY Sports

Football:

Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated took a deep dive into Florida State’s systemic issues and the hole Willie Taggart is determined to dig the program out of. Where does new athletic director David Coburn fit in?

If you haven’t had a chance to read Bill Connelly’s preview of 2019 FSU yet, make the time. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better autopsy of FSU’s 2018 season and preview of 2019.

Former FSU quarterback Deondre Francois will walk on at FAU.

Recruiting:

FSU makes the cut for three-star offensive line prospect Gerald Mincey:

Other Sports:

Despite their season struggles the baseball team placed six players on the All-ACC team, including two first-team honors.

Don’t forget to check out the ACC baseball tournament schedule.

The Softball team came from behind to beat No. 21 South Carolina and win the Tallahassee Regional to advance to Super Regionals, which will be held this weekend. FSU will face No. 13 Oklahoma State.

The NCAA Tennis Individual Championships started yesterday, and FSU will be represented by three women’s players and one men’s player.

Alumni:

Jack Nicklaus, a former FSU football star’s grandfather, offered his congratulations to Brooks Koepka, also a former FSU student-athlete, via a Twitter thread:

Four PGA major wins in 23 months will raise your profile, and ESPN profiled Koepka and how what he learned at Florida State helped make him the golfer he is today.

Terance Mann had a workout yesterday with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Mfiondu Kabengele continues to rise in NBA mock drafts and at this point appears to be a lock for a first round selection.