Taggart, who used to be employed at Oregon in December 2016, went 7-Five in his first season with the Ducks. He changed Mark Helfrich in Eugene after spending 4 seasons at South Florida, the place he recorded a 24-25 file. He went 18-7 in his ultimate two seasons with the Bulls.
The Florida local has a 47-50 profession head-coaching file however is thought of as one of the crucial most sensible up-and-coming offensive minds in school soccer and in addition has robust recruiting ties within the state of Florida.
Taggart, 41, interviewed with FSU officers on Monday in regards to the job. Charlie Strong, who changed Taggart at South Florida, additionally met with FSU officers on Sunday.
Oregon had reportedly presented Taggart somewhat greater than $20 million over 5 years to keep, however he is at the transfer again to the Sunshine State after only one season at the West Coast.
Taggart replaces Jimbo Fisher, who left FSU to take the Texas A&M head coaching job. Taggart turns into most effective the 3rd head trainer at Florida State within the ultimate 43 years. Bobby Bowden guided the FSU program for 34 years and Fisher for the ultimate 8 years.