Florida State president takes shot at A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher

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One of the most important people in Willie Taggart's life said she is thrilled to have her son back in their home state. He said, 'I don't want to leave, Dad, but if you're going to chase your dreams, then I'm going to ride with you'.

"He lied straight to my dads face in my living room Thursday night", OR sophomore linebacker Troy Dye tweeted on Wednesday.

"I'm excited to be the man, and I want to continue the winning tradition", Taggart said. "Lost all my respect". Taggart made it clear on Wednesday that he's going to take advantage of FSU's bowl practices to evaluate not only the Seminoles' players, but also the assistant coaches.

Sports Illustrated first reported Florida State had hired Taggart.

During his introduction as Florida State's head coach Wednesday, Willie Taggart apologized for leaving OR after 363 days, saying the job was a homecoming and a "dream" for him and his family of lifelong Seminoles fans.

Freshman safety Nick Pickett tweeted: " (Taggart) is a liar then gone cry (in) front of the team like we gone feel bad for (him)". "We need to put a fence around the state of Florida and try to keep our best players here". "I'm sorry that I did let him down, and like I told everyone there, I'm sorry, I apologize".

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"I apologized (to everyone at Oregon) before I left".

The timing couldn't be much worse for OR with a bowl game to play on December 16 and an early recruiting signing period beginning on December 20.

It's no secret that FSU's 2018 signing class has fallen apart during the uncertainty surrounding Jimbo Fisher's future, and Taggart made it clear that his first order of business will be trying to "salvage" what he can from this class. Some fun facts about the Ducks' interim head coach. Florida State is a dream job for any coach, especially one who hails from the Florida area.

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

"Coach Cristobal deserves it", Cody Shear, an offensive lineman from Sheldon High who redshirted this season, tweeted.

"He said, 'Dad, I know you're struggling with this decision and I know it's your dream job, '" recalled Taggart, a Bradenton native who coached four seasons at USF.

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