Deondre Francois’ uncle claimed the former Florida State setting up quarterback has entered his title in the NCAA transfer databases and hopes to enjoy yet again following “a pair of bad conclusions.”
Putting his title on the list permits other colleges to call Francois, who was dismissed by the Seminoles on Sunday by mentor Willie Taggart following a social media write-up incorporated audio of an alleged argument among the quarterback and his girlfriend.
Pat Julmiste, Francois’ uncle, explained to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the audio is previous, that his nephew is no for a longer period relationship the woman and that no incident occurred very last weekend.
“I just want folks to know that the picture painted on Deondre is not him,” Julmiste claimed. “He is a great kid. He produced a pair of bad conclusions that affected him huge time. He is not a womanizer. He is not a woman beater.”
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In January 2018, Francois was investigated for a domestic dispute with his girlfriend but no arrest was produced. A thirty day period later on, Francois was investigated and nearby law enforcement seized 17 grams of a marijuana/tobacco mixture from his bed room. That investigation ended with Francois moving into a diversion plan.
Francois was the Seminoles’ setting up quarterback very last period, finishing 57.3 per cent of his passes for 2,731 yards, 15 touchdowns and 12 interceptions but the Seminoles struggled in Taggart’s 1st year and finished 5-7. He was also Florida State’s starter in 2016 and in the 2017 period opener ahead of he experienced a period-ending knee damage.
Taggart had often defended Francois, praising him for generating adjustments and showing improved management. But on Sunday he dismissed Francois.
“As we develop a new culture and foundation for FSU Football, we have significant expectations for all of our university student-athletes and we will not shy absent from people significant criteria of conduct,” Taggart claimed. “We are moving forward as a plan.”
Julmiste claimed he understands why Taggart dismissed Francois but that he feels like “they desired Deondre out of there and they just wanted a explanation.”
Francois is now “just seeking to see what college will demonstrate an interest,” Julmiste claimed.