“Practice, we talking about Practice?” – Allen Iverson AI said it best. There is a lot of talk about FSU and the team’s practices being held at IMG Academy in Bradenton this week. I, for one, think it is brilliant. Games are fun, the season is fun, winning is fun, but camp is not. You […]
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Week 2 of preseason practice sees FSU hitting the road for Bradenton where it will practice at the IMG Academy. It’s starting to smell like football with full pads being added this past weekend. The depth chart should start sorting itself out. Most positions are already set – at least you know who the guys […]
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Thank god it’s August and football season continues inching closer. FSU is in the process of closing out week one of fall camp and not for nothing, it’s been an intense for a first week of camp. The new car feel of Willie Taggart in Tallahassee hasn’t worn off yet and that’s good. Hunger, intensity […]
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“If you do then how would you explain, I’m 10 years removed her the environments in my veins!” Shawn Corey Carter “Wassup up Doak Boy?” “Man, you remember that night at The Doak?” “Man, you ain’t no Doak Boy.” “See, that’s a Doak Boy.” What is a Doak Boy? In essence, a former Nole is […]
Arms crossed, Garner bucket cap, glasses, and the scowl across his face that isn’t necessarily angry, more intense as he’s looking at the technique of every single rep players are giving. This is not the face of a man who is here to tell stories of old to his elder grandchildren, but one of a […]
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Monday, August 6th, 2018 begins the first fall camp for Willie Taggart and the FSU Seminoles. You’re giddy because you know this is now the true official countdown to the college football season. Players are wondering how practice will be, anticipating the intensity of the 24 scheduled periods, while running thinking of their responsibilities knowing […]
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Willie Taggart has done a great job of making sure FSU past is taken into consideration as he forges new traditions. Many former players love the current interactions with Bobby Bowden, Mickey Andrews and Jim Gladden. Taggart’s open-door policies and events for old players have been much appreciated. There has been one constant who every […]
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Character. Accountability. Doing what’s right no matter the situation. These are all lessons that coaches across the board consistently preach to student-athletes when pouring into their lives on and off the field. Bigger-name coaches go on to clinics and are paid millions to discuss how they implement these behaviors and how they demand them from […]
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Recruiting is about momentum. It’s been that way since before the days of the internet. The players have to vibe with each other and feel they are coming to be part of a class that plans on doing big things at their respective universities. Everyone has to be bought into the process. These are the […]
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