BOCA RATON (AP) — Willie Taggart landed Willie Taggart.
Florida Atlantic announced that quarterback Willie Taggart Jr. signed with the Owls on Wednesday — meaning he will play for his father, the new FAU coach.READ MORE: Rise In School Fights Another Pandemic Casualty
Taggart Jr. was the first player to submit his letter to FAU once signing day began Wednesday. He announced his commitment to the Owls last month.
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— WILLIE TAGGART II (@wtjr_19) January 23, 2020
The younger Taggart is a dual-threat player who helped Florida High reach the state Class 3A championship game this past season, after piling up nearly 3,100 combined rushing and passing yards with a total of 30 touchdowns.
The elder Taggart is entering his first season at FAU. He was fired after less than two years at Florida State in November.MORE NEWS: Broward School Board Votes 5-3 To Remove Mask Requirement At High Schools
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