Posted November 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Florida State has no option but to stop the option - if the Seminoles want to win their 13th ACC title. Jimbo Fisher said Friday the key to the Seminoles winning another Atlantic Coast Conference championship and clinching an automatic bid to the Orange Bowl is shutting down Georgia Tech's triple option offense. The 13th-ranked Seminoles (10-2, 7-1 ACC) are two-touchdown favorites over unranked Georgia Tech in Saturday night's matchup. Still, Fisher knows defending the Yellow Jackets' deceiving offense can be a monumental task if you're not properly prepared. The Yellow Jackets (6-6, 5-3) averaged 40 points per game during ACC play and their running game ranks third-best in the nation, averaging 323.3 yards per game. Fisher said his staff has devised a good game plan to stop it. But he's quick to point out it's difficult to simulate the speed of Georgia Tech's offense because it's so unorthodox. ''It's hard to simulate,'' Fis...
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