Florida State looks to bounce back after an emotional loss to Miami last weekend against a hungry Duke squad on their home turf.
After seven years of Florida State dominance in its rivalry with Miami, the pendulum finally shifted back toward the Hurricanes.
Florida State is back home, where it will look to build on last week’s win at Wake Forest with a win over 13th-ranked Miami.
With just 1:01 left on the clock, Blackman took a snap, rolled to his right and hit Tate in stride for a 40-yard touchdown pass that lifted the Seminoles to a 26-19 victory over the Demon Deacons.
Despite a promising effort from freshman quarterback James Blackman, the No. 12 Seminoles were undone by a combination of penalty flags, missed chances and an opportunistic North Carolina State offense in a 27-21 defeat at Doak Campbell Stadium.
After a nearly unprecedented three-week break, the Florida State football team will finally return to action when it hosts North Carolina State on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium.
Damien Harris ran for a touchdown and blocked a punt while Jalen Hurts chipped in with a scoring pass in a game that basically required the sophomore quarterback to make no major mistakes.
Alabama is everyone’s No. 1, Florida State is actually the second best team – even if the AP and Coaches polls don’t see it that way – with a good argument to be made as the top team in terms of talent.