Willie Taggart on what he learned visiting Clemson's campus


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Taggart celebrates with South Florida fans. (Photo by Kim Klement, USAT)
Taggart celebrates with South Florida fans. (Photo by Kim Klement, USAT)

New FSU head coach Willie Taggart took a visit to Clemson while the head coach of Oregon in 2017. Taggart and two of his assistant toured the Clemson facilities and watched a Clemson scrimmage. Taggart said he wanted to meet Coach Swinney because of all the success he has had at Clemson.

"I paid a lot of attention while I was there," Taggart said. "Coach Swinney has done a great job at Clemson. I loved how he ran his program. I had a chance to meet with his offensive coordinator the year before and was really impressed with him. And I think after meeting Coach Scott, I was like, I want to meet Coach Swinney and see how all this thing originated. But they've done a great job over the years, and once you go there and you get around the program and you see the environment, you see the culture, you can understand why they're having a lot of success at Clemson."

Taggart said he used the trip as a measuring stick for his program.

"That was the purpose of going there, and to kind of -- for me personally, just as a young coach and moving his way up, kind of clarify some things to me that we're already doing it the right way where we're at and continuing to do things the way we're doing it, we'll get to where we all want to go," Taggart said.

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