Column: The algebra behind the termination of Taggart

Florida State’s decision to terminate head coach Willie Taggart was a complex financial decision whether FSU chose to buy the second-year head coach out now or later. But before we get into the algebra, it would be insensitive not to start with the emotions of terminating the longtime Seminole fan from his dream job.

“It was a rough weekend, as I’m sure you can imagine. I had to fire a friend yesterday, and that was very difficult,” Athletic Director Dave Coburn said somberly. “I talked to the players, as you know. They were, I . . .

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