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FSU hires former USF coach to replace Fisher

FSU hires former USF coach to replace Fisher

Taggart spent three years at Western Kentucky and four at South Florida before landing at OR, in both cases starting off slowly with a 2-10 season before turning things around for the better.

The 6-foot-3, 170-pound defensive back, out of Wesley Chapel High School (Zephyrhills, Florida), was the most likely prospect to decommit in Oregon's class if Taggart left for Florida State.

Taggart also spent three seasons as head coach at Western Kentucky, taking the Hilltoppers from 2-10 in his first season to back-to-back 7-5 campaigns in 2011 and 2012.

Taggart has a 47-50 career record, including 7-5 this season, but is known as a rebuilder.

Once Jimbo Fisher's interest in Texas A&M started to gain traction, Taggart quickly became a top target for Florida State officials and their efforts to gather research on potential candidates.

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At USF, Taggart took the Bulls from a 2-10 record his first season in 2013 to a 10-2 mark last season before he departed for Oregon. You leave for Florida State with a Thank You for setting a building block that can be added onto by the next man in charge of Oregon Football.

And now he's the Seminoles' next head coach. Shockingly, that already makes Mullen the fifth-longest serving coach in the Sunshine State. How long will OR take to get a new coach?

The Florida State football program has its new leader. Time for the Recruiting Class is of the essence.

Florida State finished 6-6 in 2017, winning its regular-season finale against Louisiana-Monroe to extend its bowl streak to 36 consecutive seasons.

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