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James Blackman threw three touchdown passes and Khalan Laborn had two TD runs as Florida State defeated FCS Alabama State 49-12 on Saturday.
- FSU DT Wilson out for season after hand surgery
- FSU AD: No advantage in waiting to fire Taggart
- Florida State fires Taggart after less than 2 years
- Taggart: Sloppy FSU loss to Miami 'unacceptable'
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer
A source with direct knowledge of Florida State's coaching search tells me former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is not a candidate for the job. What Stoops said last week about his situation remains true. FSU still working through candidates/interviews, hopes to make a hire relatively soon.
The Tigers scored 46 points against Alabama's defense, P.J. Fleck and Minnesota upset Penn State, and a wild Saturday of college football turned normal realities upside down.
D.J. Matthews caught a short pass, faked out three defenders and dove for the pylon to finish a 60-yard touchdown reception with 1:48 left on Saturday, giving Florida State a 38-31 victory over Boston College.
Florida State sack leader Marvin Wilson will miss the remainder of the 2019 season after undergoing hand surgery earlier this week.
Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast discussing the scene in Memphis for College GameDay, an exciting nightcap with Memphis' win over SMU and why the American Athletic Conference deserves more love. Then the guys get into Florida State's firing of Willie Taggart, what led to Taggart's ousting and potential candidates for the job (9:43). Next up they cover Herbie's Top 6 teams (24:23), whether Georgia or Oregon scored the bigger win on Saturday (28:36), and the keys to LSU-Alabama and Penn State-Minnesota (37:35). Plus, listener questions for Herbie (49:28).
Florida State athletic director David Coburn said Monday that there was no sense in waiting to fire coach Willie Taggart as the Seminoles need to win two of their final three games to gain bowl eligibility.
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Willie Taggart is out as Florida State coach, the school announced Sunday, one day after a 27-10 loss to in-state rival Miami.
While the top three were idle, those waiting in the wings for the College Football Playoff tried to make their cases.