TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State is putting up some impressive numbers on the scoreboard each Saturday.
The Seminoles routed NC State 49-17 to improve to 7-0. They have outscored opponents 368-91 this season.
Florida State tied a school record on Saturday by scoring 40 points in seven straight games. That's something the Seminoles have not done since 1995. The 1995 team averaged a school-best 58.5 points per game. The 2013 team, so far, is second at 52.5 points. Better than the prolific 1993 and 1999 offenses that won national titles.
Here are five observations from Florida State's win Saturday:
1. Jameis Winston now has matched something that EJ Manuel did in 2012.
Winston has 23 touchdown passes in seven games, matching Manuel's 23 from 2012. And Winston has at least five games left.
When measured against Florida State history, Winston already has one of the 10 best passing seasons. Winston's 23 touchdowns are the ninth-best in school history. And Winston had 292 passing y...