Posted November 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
No. 2 Florida State knows its offense can score. Turns out the defense and special teams can, too. Points are coming from everywhere for the Seminoles these days, and that's a big reason why they've sewed up a spot in one championship game and kept themselves on track to reach a much bigger one. ''I really hope that we just keep doing what we're doing,'' quarterback Jameis Winston said, ''because the way that we're playing right now, we're playing like a championship team.'' It's tough to argue otherwise. The Seminoles (9-0, 7-0) took care of the formality of clinching a berth in the ACC title game, scoring three non-offensive touchdowns in a 59-3 rout of mistake-prone Wake Forest on Saturday. In the process, they moved up to a spot in the Top 25 and kept themselves in line to play for the BCS championship. The league title game berth prompted ''a little excitement in the locker room,'' defensive end Mari...
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