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Coaches Joe Taylor and Jimbo Fisher
Coaches Joe Taylor and Jimbo Fisher
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Taylor and Fisher meet before the season
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Aug. 3) Coach Joe Taylor took time out of his schedule to film a video for VISIT Florida. Taylor and Florida State University head coach Jimbo Fisher both participated in the shoot. After the shoot, the coaches met briefly to wish each other success on the season. Fisher encouraged Taylor, saying, "You all are doing a great job and my door is always open if you need anything." Taylor, replied "Thank you, and now that these prelimenaries are over, we can get to doing what we love to do, which is coaching." The two shared a hearty laugh.

In other news, the College Sporting News has ranked the Rattlers No.22, on their Top 25 poll. The Rattlers were followed by Bethune-Cookman at No.23. South Carolina State and Grambling both received votes, but were unable to crack the Top 25.


• College Sporting News 2011 Preseason Top 25

• 1. Appalachian State
• 2. Georgia Southern
• 3. Delaware
• 4. William & Mary
• 5. Eastern Washington
• 6. Montana State
• 7. New Hampshire
• 8. Northern Iowa
• 9. Wofford
• 10. North Dakota State
• 11. Villanova
• 12. Jacksonville State
• 13. McNeese State
• 14. James Madison
• 15. Penn
• 16. Lehigh
• 17. Southern Illinois
• 18. Stephen F. Austin
• 19. Montana
• 20. Liberty
• 21. Western Illinois
• 22. Florida A&M
• 23. Bethune-Cookman
• 24. Harvard
• 25. Central Arkansas

• Others receiving votes: Chattanooga, Colgate, Sam Houston State, Murray State, Southern Utah, Central Connecticut State, South Carolina State, Grambling, Robert Morris.

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