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Florida State QB Deondre Francois Is Considering A Transfer

Deondre Francois celebrating.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 30: Deondre Francois #12 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates their 33 to 32 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the Capitol One Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on December 30, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois enjoyed a productive 2016 redshirt freshman season. The next two years have not gone as planned.

Francois suffered a season-ending torn ACL in the 2017 season-opener and struggled throughout 2018. Now, he might be leaving Tallahassee.

FSU head coach Willie Taggart confirmed at his signing day press conference that Francois is "weighing his options" regarding a transfer. Francois has one year of eligibility remaining.

He could stay put, graduate transfer somewhere or try and turn pro.

It might be good for Francois to get a change of scenery but it might benefit Florida State for him to stay. Right now, the Seminoles' depth at the position is limited.

James Blackman would be the obvious starter for the Seminoles, and he has three years of eligibility left. However, there are no experienced scholarship quarterbacks on the roster behind him, and FSU lost a commitment from four-star recruit Sam Howell today.

Francois has thrown for 6,291 yards, 36 touchdowns and 21 interceptions in his career.