Who Will Replace Willie Taggart As New Florida State Football Coach?

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November 4, 2019

Former Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, left, hugs his brother, then-Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops, before an NCAA college football game between the two teams Sept. 17, 2011, in Tallahassee. [CHRIS O’MEARA | AP]

Florida State made the decision to fire coach Willie Taggart Sunday and will need a new head coach for the 2020 season.

Taggart went 9-12 in his first 21 games and was fired before the end of his second season in charge of the Seminoles. The firing comes after FSU (4-5, 3-4 ACC) was blown out 27-10 by Miami Saturday. (READ) by Wayne McGahee III | Tallahassee Democrat

Now that Florida State has fired coach Willie Taggart, here are some names to watch as potential candidates to fill the job: (READ) by Matt BakerJoey Knight | Tampa Bay Times

Willie Taggart is out at Florida State and it seems unlikely that the school will take long to begin their coaching search for a new leader of the Seminoles.

Who could the program turn to over the coming weeks as they search for a replacement? A few familiar names in FSU circles likely headline their shortlist of candidates but a few others who have made big strides in recent years at other programs will likely make their way to the top of every search firm’s roster of names as well. (READ) by Bryan Fischer | NBC Sports

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