"But also understand the Florida State way of doing things".
Wide receiver Nyqwan Murray says injured quarterback Deondre Francois needs to do a better job of playing less music the players can dance to and play more songs to help them get "crunk" as the Seminoles prepare for their matchup with Southern Miss in the Independence Bowl on December 27 in Shreveport, La.
With less than a week remaining until FSU's bowl game, it is unclear what the Seminoles and the NCAA could do to rectify the situation. "As a result, Florida State's bowl countable record is 5-6, thus making them ineligible for a bowl game this season".
FSU's 77-6 home win against Delaware State on November 18 should not have counted towards the Seminoles' bowl eligibility, according to a report from Reddit College Football.
According to a report from Reddit, Florida State, despite having the requisite 6 wins, could actually still not be bowl eligible.
Under that scenario - and if the information is accurate - FSU's win over Delaware State should not have counted towards the Seminoles' bowl eligibility.
For the Seminoles it's a stroke of luck that will allow them to continue their bowl streak, albeit with an asterisk.
Southern Miss: Faces Mississippi State on Saturday in Jackson, Mississippi. "We're continuing preparations for our game", Stefan Nolet, public and media relations director for the Independence Bowl, told the Orlando Sentinel.
Reddit College Football found that over the most recent two-year span, Delaware State only used 87 percent of the available scholarship grants-in-aid awarded to FCS teams, but in order for an FCS opponent to count toward an FBS team's bowl eligibility, the FCS team needs to use 90 percent of its scholarship grants-in-aid over a rolling two-year stretch.
"I just wanted to make sure I get the right guys", Taggart said.
Florida State: The Seminoles have won 27 straight at home, which is the third-longest current streak in Division I behind Cincinnati (32) and SMU (31).
Taggart had put together a top-five recruiting class (that has since dipped considerably) at OR before taking the Florida State job.
After the Independence Bowl, Florida State and its fans can fully move on to a new era under coach Willie Taggart, who said this week, "It's not how you start".