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Web shocked by Willie Taggart’s $17M buyout from FSU

Florida State is paying Willie Taggart $17 million to go away.

The college fired the soccer coach a day after the Seminoles’ 27-10 loss to rival Miami on Saturday.

Taggart went 9-12 in lower than two seasons with the staff and was Zero-Three towards in-state rivals.

MORE: Willie Taggart fired at Florida State

In response to Darren Rovell, Taggart’s $17 million buyout is the second largest in school soccer historical past.

Willie Taggart’s shopping for from FSU comes out to round $17 million, can be second largest buyout in school historical past. Charlie Weis was paid $18.9 million to depart Notre Dame.

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) November Three, 2019

Positive, being fired isn’t enjoyable. However when your employer offers you a giant chunk of change to stroll away, it has to make issues a bit higher.

At the very least, that gave the impression to be the final consensus on Twitter.

Willie Taggart when he realizes he’s getting paid $30 million to not take care of 18-22 12 months olds, recruiting and being an envoy for Florida State: pic.twitter.com/vbZk04uxGY

— Kegan Reneau (@KeganReneau) November Three, 2019

Identify me every other job the place you’ll be able to work for a 12 months and a half, grossly underperform, and receives a commission $17 million to stop and decist your sucking and go away? #WillieTaggart

— Simply Name Me Jake (@Commando074) November Three, 2019

#willietaggart fired by FSU. His contract stipulates he needs to be paid 85% of his remaining wage. FSU is paying someplace between $17-20 million to have him go away. Bonus factors it value them $four.four million to deliver him in from Oregon (which embrace his USF buyout). pic.twitter.com/0yY3nVeyAn

— SigiLK (@SigiLK) November Three, 2019

Odell Haggins, who’s in his 26th season on FSU’s teaching workers, would be the Seminoles’ interim head coach for the remainder of the season. 

He served in the identical function after Jimbo Fisher left this system to take over at Texas A&M in 2017.

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