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The Daily Nole — Jan. 22, 2019: Blackman to Reportedly Remain at FSU athletics

It’s Tuesday, Florida State fans. As you return to the old grind after a long weekend, keep it here for the latest in FSU athletics. The news and notes section of this post will be updated throughout the day.

Lead Story

After reports broke last week that Florida State redshirt sophomore James Blackman would enter the NCAA transfer portal, he is now reportedly expected to stay at FSU.

According to the report from Noles247’s Brendan Sonnone, Blackman recently met with head coach Willie Taggart to iron out some details about Blackman’s role on the team. After being forced into action in 2017 and becoming the first true freshman to start at quarterback for FSU since 1985, Blackman sat behind the more veteran Deondre Francois this past season.

Blackman did appear in four games and passed for 421 yards and four touchdowns in a loss to NC State in his only start. Blackman is expected to compete with Francois for the starting job again in 2019.

Between the Lines

There were no FSU athletic events scheduled for Monday.

On the Agenda

FSU hoops will host Clemson on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. EST. The contest will air on ESPNU.

News and Notes

FSU women’s hoops reentered the AP Poll at No. 23.

FSU will begin the season ranked No. 6 in the Baseball America Poll.

FSU pitcher Drew Parrish has been named a preseason All-American by

FSU defeated Clemson on Tuesday night in Tallahassee, 77-68.

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Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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