The Seminoles have lost 2 players from the offensive side of the ball, as Amir Rasul and Naseir Upshur are no longer members of the Florida State football team.
Willie Taggart did not sign a high school quarterback during his first 2 recruiting cycles as the head coach at FSU. While rare, it isn’t unprecedented and wasn’t the end of the world for Arizona State when they were unable to secure a QB in 2012 and 2013, per the Tampa Bay Times.
How did Arizona State survive its recruiting drought at the game’s premier position? The Sun Devils hit on the quarterbacks they could sign. #FSU @FSUFootball @MBakerTBTimes #ASU @ASUFootball @TB_Times https://t.co/aesacRgEQT— TampaBayTimesSports (@TBTimes_Sports) February 19, 2019
Defensive back Levonta Taylor is the latest Seminole to be featured in the #FacesofFSUFootball Instagram series.
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#FacesofFSUFootball - - - “‘DBU.’ I knew the reputation the program had behind it and I needed to be a part of that. I still talk to Ronald Darby, Derwin, Jalen, Deion, T. Buckley… a lot of the guys who came through here. Last year wasn’t my best year with the injuries and the things going on back home with my family but I didn’t want to leave a place knowing I could’ve done things better. I’m not the biggest DB but I play big and it’s hard to beat any DB with confidence, skill and swag. To be honest, I never thought the game I loved growing up would be like this…the trolling, the online pressure... it’s different. My “A” game comes from proving people wrong and proving myself right at the same time.” - Levonta Taylor, Senior, DB
QB Josh Jackson, a graduate transfer from Virginia Tech who was discussed as an option for Florida State, will be enrolling at Maryland.
COMMITTED #TerpNation pic.twitter.com/KXihdGWYsj— Josh Jackson (@joshiejack17) February 19, 2019
FSU extended an offer to 2021 offensive tackle prospect Marcus Tate from University School in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Extremely Blessed to receive an Offer From Florida State University #GoNoles #Seminoles #Fab #BOFF @UNCLELUQ @coachwb45 @SleeperAth1etes @GridironStuds @larryblustein @DemetricDWarren @ZBlostein247 pic.twitter.com/XXGAmBHiT5— Marcus Tate⭐️ (@teamfl25) February 20, 2019
The men’s basketball team won their 8th-straight ACC game (a program record) when they beat Clemson last night.
If No. 16 #FSU hoops wasn't a lock for the NCAA Tourney before this road win vs. Clemson, it is now: https://t.co/dvp59BLHv2— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) February 20, 2019
Before the team’s game on Tuesday, we participated in a opponent-specific Q and A with SBNation’s Clemson site Shakin The Southland.
SI.com assesses Florida State’s chances at a National Championship in men’s basketball in this linked video.
Speaking of the NCAA Tournament, click here to find the team’s latest seed projections.
The No. 1 ranked, and defending National Champion, Florida State softball team had an absolutely phenomenal showing at the St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational. The field was stacked with great teams, and yet, the ’Noles still managed to go 6-0 for the duration of the tournament.
No.1 FSU softball dominates the St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational https://t.co/rQERxFDlUk— Tomahawk Nation (@Tomahawknation) February 19, 2019
A member of the team was chosen as the Player of the Week by the ACC and USA Softball.
Congrats to Zoe Casas on earning @ACCsoftball and @USASoftball Player of the Week honors! #ATM #DNAE— FSU Softball (@FSU_Softball) February 19, 2019
The women’s tennis team picked up a big win over the Gators.
NOLES WIN!!!— FSU Women's Tennis (@FSU_WTennis) February 20, 2019
That’s three in a row against the Gators!#HuntingTime pic.twitter.com/f5bkMmzpQa
Some unfortunate news for a former ’Nole.
Jets have informed S Terrence Brooks that they won't be picking up his option for 2019 per source; he'll be a FA on 3/13.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) February 19, 2019