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Florida State Football: Top 5 Potential Candidates to Replace Jeremy Pruitt
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

One year after losing seven coaches to other programs, Florida State has lost another. 

Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will be headed to Georgia to replace Todd Grantham, who left for Louisville, the school announced on Tuesday.

"This is an outstanding professional and personal opportunity," said Pruitt. "I'm looking forward to meeting the current players and getting on the road to visit with recruits."

Pruitt, who was only with the Seminoles for a year, helped maintain one of the nation's best defenses, ranking high in each category, namely total defense, which the Seminoles ranked third in. He was also a skilled recruiter, and replacing that along with maintaining the relationships he had with the 2014 commits he currently had convinced to come to Florida State, will be difficult. 

Jimbo Fisher has proven that he knows what kind of coach to hire, and here's a few that may be on his radar already. 

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