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Florida State football, recruiting news: NFL announcements continue all around

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Who’s staying and who’s going?

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Football

It’s known that Willie Taggart has a history with Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, and Tomahawk Nation took a look into what that relationship means.

Seminoles running back Jacques Patrick officially announced that he will be returning to Florida State for his senior season rather than entering the NFL draft.

Keeping an eye on the enemy: Clemson left tackle Mitch Hyatt is also planning on returning to the Tigers for his senior season.

Speaking of the Tigers, their star receiver Deon Cain officially declared for the 2018 NFL draft, per ESPN.

The Seminoles are set to begin their 2018 season against the Virginia Tech Hokies, who have just lost Terrell (safety) and Tremaine Edmunds (linebacker) to the NFL, according to Yahoo Sports.

Florida State is set to face Notre Dame this year in South Bend, and it looks like the Irish will be without their offensive line coach Brad Briggs.

With NFL declarations front and center right now, make sure to keep up on our tracker on which Seminoles are staying and which are leaving.

Recruiting

The new Seminoles staff offered c/o 2018 3-star offensive tackle Jalen Goss from Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia.

Alumni

The Minnesota Vikings rookies did some big things this season, and leading the charge was FSU star running back Dalvin Cook before injury ended his season.

As for the Denver Broncos, defensive end Demarcus Walker showed the most improvement through the duration of the season.

A Florida State kicker and current Carolina Panther is headed to the NFL Pro Bowl.

Other Sports

Perfect Game’s 2018 preseason rankings are out, and they have Florida State baseball ranked 5th.

Men’s hoops lost their 17-point lead to the Louisville Cardinals Tuesday night, falling to 1-3 in the ACC.