July 11, 2007

Big choices ahead for Taiwan Easterling

Despite entering his third week on Florida State's campus, freshman athlete Taiwan Easterling knew the question was coming. As a sixth round draft pick of the Florida Marlins in last month's Major League Baseball Draft, the Hattiesburg, Mississippi native has until August 15th to sign a pro baseball contract.



When moved to Tallahassee in late June, Easterling told Warchant.com that the negotiations were done and that he was attending college. Despite that assertion, he still hears questions of whether he is continuing to negotiate with the Marlins. On Tuesday, he clearly answered that looming question.

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