(WTXL) — Willie Taggart, who was fired by FSU in November, is reportedly finalizing an agreement with Florida Atlantic University to take over as head coach.
According to ESPN's Adam Rittenburg, FAU is putting the finishing touches on an agreement to hire Taggart as the university's head coach.
Source: #FloridaAtlantic finalizing an agreement to hire Willie Taggart as head coach. This will mark Taggart's fifth FBS head coaching stop. He's a strong recruiter who knows the state and takes over a program in really good shape. @Brett_McMurphy first reported the hire.— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) December 11, 2019
The news comes after Willie Taggart was fired by Florida State nine games into his second season.
Mike Norvell was named the new head coach at FSU on Sunday.