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Florida State football, recruiting news: Is Willie Taggart an elite head coach?

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Where does FSU’s Taggart rank relative to his peers?

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Football:

Athlon Sports released their comprehensive ranking of every college football coach at the FBS level. FSU head coach Willie Taggart made the top 40, as Athlon believes “he should have no trouble elevating Florida State back into contention for the ACC title in the near future.” Click here to see exactly where they have him ranked.

The No. 69 play on our top 100 countdown highlights a clutch play against division rival Clemson. To keep track of that nice play, and others like it, you can visit our story stream which contains all of the plays that have been announced so far.

Playing at a school based in Florida means that the Seminoles, and most of their fans, are very familiar with rain. Sometimes this frequent precipitation can have a direct impact on the field. Football Study Hall has an interesting analysis on the effect that rain can have on a game’s final score.

Recruiting:

2019 recruiting seems to be going well for FSU, as they picked up a commitment over the weekend and are in position to finish with a top 10 class. However, Bleacher Report outlines a potentially disastrous scenario for the ’Noles, in regards to Taggart’s class for next year.

Alumni:

NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah has made his prediction known for NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Other Sports:

Florida State’s baseball program will be in the position of having to look for a head coach for the first time 40 years after the 2019 season. Vice President and Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox shared some thoughts on what the administration will be looking for as they conduct their search.

As a reminder, Tomahawk Nation has already expounded on multiple aspects of the forthcoming baseball head coaching vacancy. Click this link to refresh yourself.

Three Seminole baseball players made the All-ACC Academic Team. TN’s Kris Dunn details who achieved this honor.

FSU men’s basketball has found its opponent for the Orange Bowl Classic on December 22nd. Per the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, FSU will play the St. Louis University Billikens in a game that will take place at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL.