Everett Golson is Florida State's starting quarterback.
The Notre Dame transfer was named the Seminoles' week one starter Monday afternoon by coach Jimbo Fisher. Golson had been competing with Sean Maguire for the position. Maguire spent 2014 as the primary backup for Jameis Winston and started against Clemson after Winston was suspended following an inappropriate act on campus.
Golson transferred from Notre Dame following the 2014 season after he lost his starting job at the end of the year to Malik Zaire. As a graduate transfer Golson was eligible to play immediately. His first FSU start will come against Texas State.
While Florida State had been reluctant to name a starter, Golson winning the job isn't too surprising. It would have been unlikely he would transfer somewhere to play his final season of college football and not be the starting quarterback.
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