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Florida State football, recruiting news: FSU’s team culture is still a work in progress

Issues that have been plaguing the Seminoles for years reappeared against Clemson, so where does Willie Taggart go from here?

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As evidenced by the conduct of some of his players in Florida State’s embarrassing loss to Clemson, there is still a lot of cultural rebuilding left to do by head coach Willie Taggart. Bud Elliott goes in-depth on what changes need to be made, both internal and external, to correct some of the issues that have been present in the program for years.

Quitting has been the topic du jour since last Saturday’s debacle against the Tigers, but quarterback James Blackman had something to say about the team’s level of effort going forward for the rest of the season.

The latest episode of The Nolecast goes over a variety of topics, including the Clemson game, recruiting, and what choices Taggart will have to make regarding his players and staff.

Inexplicably, has FSU as the 12th best team in the ACC in its Week 9 P5 conference power rankings, which is 1 spot below a Wake Forest team that the ’Noles convincingly beat the week prior...whatever.

Running back Khalan Laborn’s rehab has been progressing nicely.

All 4 of FSU’s remaining opponents are in the College Football Playoff’s first top 25 rankings.

A fun stat shared by writer David Hale:

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The Tampa Bay Bucs have promoted Javien Elliott back to the active roster.

Jonathan Isaac will host a Fight for Literacy Game on November 17th. He hopes to help raise awareness on the issue of illiteracy in the United States with this event.