Florida State’s football coaching search took a turn Thursday night when it was reported that Seminoles legend Deion Sanders has emerged as a candidate to replace the fired Willie Taggart.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, citing unnamed sources, tweeted that Sanders is being considered for the position. Sanders works for the network as a studio analyst. BENDER: Eight best candidates to replace Taggart at FSUSanders, 52, has never been a coach at the collegiate or professional level, but he has coached high school football (per CBSSports.com), including at Prime Prep, the now-closed Dallas-area charter school he co-founded. He also has maintained ties to the Seminoles’ program, most visibly through occasional speeches to the team.MORE: Why Lane Kiffin and FSU is a match worth exploringHere’s a taste of what “Prime Time” might bring to a pregame gathering or a recruiting visit: That coach referenced by Sanders in the second clip? Taggart.FSU dismissed Taggart on Nov. 3 after a loss to rival Miami, dropping the ‘Noles to 4-5 on the season. FSU was 9-12 (6-9 ACC) during Taggart’s season-plus reign. Taggart succeeded Jimbo Fisher, who left Tallahassee in 2017 for $75 million from Texas A&M.