The Miami Hurricanes barely escaped an upset bid from Wake Forest on Saturday and got little respect from pollsters on Sunday. Now, the Canes have to put it all behind them and focus on what awaits them this weekend in Tallahassee…the number three Florida State Seminoles.
Florida State held onto it’s No. 3 spot on the Associated Press college football poll after they pounded North Carolina State 49-17 on Saturday.
The Florida State Seminoles have teased national writers and fans the last few years as being ready to compete for a national championship. Loaded with talent, the Noles always got tripped up by some team that shouldn’t have beaten them. Not this year.
Jameis Winston and Florida State didn’t take long to hush Death Valley, making a statement that that could be heard from Alabama to Oregon.
A look at five things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 7 of the season.
It takes a truly special year by a freshman to deserve the kind of Heisman respect that leads to an invite to New York. Fortunately for Florida State, freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is having just that kind of season so far.
This is a big week for Atlantic Coast Conference football and league members from top to bottom hope to benefit.
This weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.
After Clemson’s great escape against Boston College, the third-ranked Tigers can finally focus on No. 5 Florida State and the Atlantic Coast Conference’s first top-five showdown in eight years.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.