Posted October 29, 2012 on
Thanks, in part, to a dominating 48-7 victory over Duke on Saturday, Florida State moved their way in to the top-10 of the latest BCS Standings released Sunday night.
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Defending Atlantic Coast Conference champions. It's got a ring to it that Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton hopes to hear often.
Although the Seminoles lost a half dozen veteran players from the school's first ACC titlists, Hamilton believes this year's club is potentially better than the one that finished 25-10 last season before being eliminated by Cincinnati in...
Florida State has one of the nation's premier defenses and Saturday's performance against Duke was another chapter of greatness. Christian Jones led the way with 11 tackles as FSU dominated Duke on both sides of the football.
Florida State outside linebacker commitment Rodderick Hoskins had a good game against Dr. Phillips last week.
A week after experiencing the high of beating your rival and becoming bowl eligible for the first time nearly 20 years, the Blue Devils were brought back down to earth against Florida State on Saturday. The Seminoles breezed to a 48-7 victory with Duke struggling to come up with any semblance of a challenge for much of the afternoon. And yet, there were some positives.
It was not a perfect performance by the Florida State offense on Saturday, but the 'Noles did accumulate over 500 yards (again) and cruised to an easy ACC victory over Duke. Here is a look at the offense.
1. Florida State (8-1) Had no problems with Duke.
2. Clemson (7-1) Looked strong on the national stage.
3. North Carolina (6-3) There is nothing Gio Bernard can't do.
4. NC State (5-3) First loss to UNC under Tom O'Brien.
5. Duke (6-2) Not quite ready for the big stage.
6. Virginia Tech (4-4) They needed that bye week.
7. Miami (4-4) Also had a bye week.
8. Maryland (4...
A surprise team emerges behind Clemson and Florida State for third place in this week's ACC power rankings.