Willie Taggart

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Birthday
27, 1976
Birthplace
Bradenton, FL
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Bradenton, FL

About

Football coach who has served as the head coach at Florida StateOregonSouth Florida and Western Kentucky. He has the distinction of being the first African-American head football coach hired at each of those schools. 

Before Fame

He helped lead the Manatee High School football team to a Florida state title as a quarterback. He later played at Western Kentucky, where his jersey was eventually retired. 

Trivia

He was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award in each of his last two seasons as a college football player. 

Family Life

He married a woman named Taneshia, with whom he has children named Willie Jr., Jackson and Morgan.

Associated With

He replaced Jimbo Fisher as the head coach at Florida State.