Coach Willie Taggart's post game teleconference for the Owls' contest against the Eagles on December 5, 2020.
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One read QBís donít get better. On top of that he has a fumbling problem which will never go away. And a propensity to throw picks which also wonít go away. Posey should never have a meaningful snap at QB for the rest of his career.†
At least some one read QBís donít fumble and donít throw that many picks. Posey turns the ball over every game.
Posey is a 1 read and run QB who is a turnover machine. Thereís nothing to teach him. Taggart is acting like heís our future.
I didnít watch the game, but I didnít hear Taggart Jr.ís name. Maybe he didnít play.
Iím telling you, there was a guy with inside information that knew that players were upset his son was playing over more talented receivers. Címon, his son is absolutely horrible. Heís another guy that shouldnít be playing at all. I think Taggart has had to quit playing his son because people were upset. I canít believe that he played his son so much when heís atrocious.†
Imagine being Agner that game we won 24-3 and Taggart gives his son 2 possessions when heís been there 3 years. The only pass his son attempted he under threw a wide open receiver by 5 yards on an out route to the sideline. It was as if he couldnít throw that far with velocity. I donít even think his son can throw more than 20 yards with velocity.
Yea I really hope his son isnít playing due to nepotism. Thereís no place in football l, especially on such a talented team like we have, for that. I was at the UTSA game when he came in at QB and he was awful. I donít think he played this game but for some reason, I feel like Taggart is playing certain guys over much better options for reasons outside of play on the field. Thatís never a good recipe. Tonight sucked but it shows how far weíve come as a program where now we expect wins week in and week out. It wasnít like that just a four short years ago. While we can all agree Lane is missed big time around these parts, Willie has played the cards heís been dealt. His star QB let the entire team down with selfish decisions that got him booted before the season started and Willie had to pick between our backup last year and a raw Redshirt Freshman at Qb.†
We had a very good starting QB in Chris R. who would have only been a Junior.
It is difficult to try and move everyone up two years in the program from where they should still be learning.
We were dealt a tough situation with Chris and will need to find our way sooner than later.
2017 - Deandre Johnson†
2018 - Cordell Littlejohn
2019 - javion Posey
This team was built for Robison and we had nothing behind him.†
Lane did not leave much for Willie to work with especially knowing the legal issues CR was going to face.
I think Willie knows what needs to be done and he will address it in the months to come.
I think as FAU fans we love to forget 2018 season ever happened. I still have nightmares about that La Tech game. That offense had 3 future NFL players on it too. The offense was a mess that year.†
Robison ďgot betterĒ because.
1) OL got much better at pass blocking in 2019
2) no hands Durante was gone and Wrightís role was reduced
3) emergence of Antoine and guys like Mitchell and Harrison being healthy
From day 1 Robison was going through reads quickly. He didnít get better in 2019 it was always there.
Posey is a 1 read QB. One read QBís can win titles and Heismanís but when your 1 read QB is fumble and interception prone, you need to bench him for good and move on.
People outside of the program are aware of the fact that players are mad at Taggart for playing his son. Personally I think heís horrible and canít even throw more than 20 yards with velocity not to mention absolutely horrifyingly bad receiver skills.
Taggart might have lost the locker room because of the ridiculous packages he gave his son. It really is unfathomable he made those packages for his son.
The only we he gains the players respect back is to never play Jr. again.†
Personally I know how these things go. Jr. will eventually be the #2 QB. Basically in a couple years if the starter is out Jr. will be the worst starting QB to in the FBS.
Willie Jr. has only played 25 plays in the last two games when Chase is not in the game.
And honestly, he has more look more athletic than a couple of the other back up WR's.
We have 7 WR's committed and one more 2020 who gray (Kobe Stewart) shirted coming in January.
John Mitchell will most likely be back as well.
The room will be different next year.
When you score 3 points it could be because players on offense are mad at Taggart and maybe arenít playing their tails off for him.†
His son had caused a lot of friction in the locker room.
Sure you can say Jr.ís only played this many plays. But what about those designed passes to Jr. that didnít go anywhere. They were like weird screens or something.
Thereís serious issues with his son and if the backup reeeivers are mad the rest of the offense might be mad too. And by the way Jr. is terrible.
At least with the defense they respect Leavitt.
Iím with you Local. Posey has shown enough in spots that he can be our QB of the future like CR was. If he cuts down on the turnovers and improves enough as a passer to keep Defenses honest, he can be the version of himself that we saw against FIU. Most rushing yards in a single game in school history and that was with guys like Jeff Driskel and Quez Johnson starting for multiple years.†
Can you stop throwing BS out here. You went to normal for a while on the forum and now youíre back to your nonsense.†
You mad about his son playing? Beat him out. Donít look slow, learn the play book better.†
Again there isnít anything to complain about as his son hardly played. 6 WRís have more snaps the last two games.
Sounds like a bunch of nothing.
That said, it's toxic, and agree, really doesn't warrant proclamation or promotion.
Make of it what you will but people outside the program are aware players are mad at Jr. playing and then he doesnít play the next game. Thatís quite a coincidence. For what itís worth Jr. on the year has 5 rushes for 6 yards and 1 reception for -5 yards. And Iím pretty sure he got targeted a lot more than once. And of course the incompletion when he couldnít put any velocity on a 20 yard pass on an out route to the sideline and under threw a wide open receiver by 5 yards.
I just looked at the 4th and 1 we got stopped on a QB run up the middle down 17-3.
GSU was playing man on the 2 receivers to the left and Chase on the right. They had 8 in the box. You have to change that play and take advantage of single coverage especially since it was Tronti.
Tronti can maybe learn and get really good at exploiting man coverage. Thereís no way Posey will learn to do that.
There are other agendas in play here in case no one has noticed! Just watch Willie leave Posey in there against Southern Miss after that GSU "sh-t show" hoping he will run wild,(not fumble) build a lead and then allow him to get Jr. on the field!,,,,in the spirit of development of course. Right! His son should realistically be playing FCS somewhere.
Tronti deserves to start this final game and be allowed to finish it like he did the first (Charlotte) with a 14+ point V!
Everyone was calling for posey including me. Tronti played okay but nothing spectacular. Posey provided a spark and while I think tronti provided a better option against ga southern coaches will all tell you if its close between a young player and vet you play the young player. Tronti has been better with the turnovers but outside of that nothing heads and shoulders above posey. We need another qb option thats not currently on the roster.
I agree with everything. The best thing here is for Taggart to never play his son again. Itís obvious why he played. I think Taggart had no choice but to not play him against GSU.†
I donít know if you look at the testing numbers the strength team puts out. His son is one of the best athletes on the team as a true freshman. I think this whole posey sucks and WT Jr sucks is stupid considering they are freshman. 5 star recruits arent walking through that door on the regular. The staff better develop some of those young players.†
If heís so ďathleticĒ then why does he have 5 rushes for 6 yards and 1 catch for -5 yards. Iím pretty sure he got targeted more than once. Heís 0-2 passing and canít even throw for more than 20 yards with velocity.
Taggart had no choice but to not play him against GSU. Itís obvious he isnít as athletic as you think.
The whole team hasnít turned against Taggart because the defense respects Leavitt. The players donít respect Taggart. He has no choice but to put him at the end of the depth chart where he belongs.
It's one loss, I don't think anyone is turning against anyone.