Willie Taggart has brought with him to Tallahassee what has worked for him at each stop of his coaching career. The culmination of the summer recruiting cycle going into fall camp was FSU’s “Saturday Night Live” elite camp held this past weekend. It was a big, ballsy event to match UF’s “Friday Night Lights,” Miami’s […]
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“We’ve got to get caught up in that area.” That was Jimbo Fisher amid one of his many mid-season, losing streak rants where he addressed everything except why his team was losing. His continual jabs and grievances about what he believed were FSU’s lacking facilities helped start rumors of him possibly flirting with other programs. […]
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“Coach O is serious. Everything he does is serious. It’s not a game… his program is serious. I’m gonna put it that way. I’m gonna leave it alone before he gets me.” – Florida State defensive lineman Brian Burns. There are numerous correlations between an effective football coach and my favorite movie. “The Godfather.” Orders […]
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Tallahassee has always been two cities. It’s the political capital of Florida and also home to three colleges. That means a majority of people in the city have political or academic ties there. For the better part of when I was growing up, Tallahassee has also been a tale of two colleges: FAMU and FSU. […]
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“This would be a good team if the offensive line weren’t so bad!” FSU’s offensive line has been the biggest punch-line on the team the past few seasons. There are many reasons that’s criticism is justified. From just watching the games, you see the quarterback seemingly have zero time to throw the ball or being […]
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Summertime. The eight to 10 weeks out of the year that most high schoolers get a chance to relax and decompress from a tough school year, maybe enjoy the beach, be the lazy teenager stereotype. More than likely, that’s not true if you are a top prep prospect. More than likely, you’ve been on the […]
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A beautiful thing about college football is the memories it brings to those who follow it closely. This seems to particularly be the case in the South. There is a connection to your favorite football team that is strengthened by the traditions that have been created. Some are on the field, some of my favorites […]
The person receiving the least attention this off-season who is probably the most important piece to FSU’s potentially explosive offense is Nyqwan “Noonie” Murray. The leading receiver from last year’s under-performing squad had a decision on his hands. Should he take his chances on the limited production with glimpses of brilliance he produced on the […]
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Folks talk about Willie Taggart’s won-loss record completely out of context. The one blemish on Willie Taggart’s record is that he is he is a below .500 winning percentage coach now coaching at one of the most desirable spots in the nation. He comes to FSU with hype surrounding his offensive scheme, but what does […]
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