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Florida State Coach Getting Crushed For What He Did Late vs. Clemson

Willie Taggart on the sidelines.

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 06: Head coach Willie Taggart of the Florida State Seminoles coaching in the second half against the Miami Hurricanes at Hard Rock Stadium on October 6, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

Florida State head coach Willie Taggart is facing serious criticism for what he did late in his team's blowout loss to Clemson this afternoon.

FSU quarterback Deondre Francois appeared to suffer an injury early in the fourth quarter of today's loss to the Tigers.

Many are criticizing Taggart for keeping Francois - who's dealt with major injury in the past - in the game against Clemson's freak of a defensive line.

"Like seriously take Francois out; Taggart has completely lost this team and this is beyond repairable for the remainder of the season," former Clemson QB Tajh Boyd tweeted.

"Taggart leaving his (badly pummeled) QB in the game to keep getting destroyed in a 59-3 game is a disgrace," tweeted Kyle Tucker.

"I admittedly don’t like Deandre Francois, but why the hell would you still have him in there down 59-3? Taggart looks like he wants to be fired tonight!!" tweeted Mark Sturgis.

These are fair criticisms. Leaving Francois in against that defensive line did not make a ton of sense.