FSU football head coach Mike Norvell has wasted no time getting to work in Tallahassee. Here’s the top three things he’s done in less than a month.
FSU football head coach Mike Norvell was formally introduced as head coach of the Noles on Sunday, December 8th.
He had just coached the Memphis Tigers to a AAC Conference Championship the day prior and had 10 days to salvage the current recruiting class with the Early Signing Period approaching.
He also had to assemble a staff and access the roster to see what the priority needs where in recruiting.
There were a lot of things to juggle with a team that’s busy preparing for a bowl game. I think a lot of credit has to go to Odell Haggins who was also apparently interviewed for the FSU football job.
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Norvell said he leaned heavily on Haggins who has been a defensive line coach at FSU football for a quarter of a century.
There is nobody better to communicate with in regards to learning about FSU while also gaining input about things that may or may not need to change.
The players reported he met with everyone on the roster, including the coaches whether they were leaving or being retained to gauge things.
I’m not sure the first month could have gone much better considering there was some doubt when the initial reports of him being the hire starting flowing.
He’s been money ever since his press conference introductory speech. Here’s the top three things he’s done in less than a month on the job.