The Atlanta Falcons hope Florida State’s Devonta Freeman can help revive the NFL’s worst rushing attack.
On the night the Florida State Seminoles won the national title in Pasadena, running back Devonta Freeman had a message for the Miami folks back home.
Given how the Florida State Seminoles dominated the Atlantic Coast Conference this season, it’s not a shock the Noles also dominated the all-ACC team. The team also featured six Miami Hurricanes, 11 Duke Blue Devils, and only one unanimous selection.
The Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference have historically been the conferences that like to run the football the most. But the Atlantic Coast Conference is moving the football on the ground at the highest rate since 1996.
The Florida State Seminoles will be without one of the three players who have spear-headed the team’s three-headed rushing attack this season.
No. 8 Florida State and quarterback Jameis Winston defeated FCS opponent Bethune-Cookman 54-6 despite plenty of sloppy play Saturday.
Jameis Winston was a show-stopper early and a spectator late — not a whole lot different from his first game.
Florida State has regained its perch atop the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Florida State Seminoles will be without their top running back for the rest of the season. The school announced Monday that Chris Thompson will be out after injuring his left knee.
Up by 10 points, against a heavily favored rival, the biggest home crowd of the season squealing with delight.