Florida State tops Oklahoma in Cheez-It Bowl thriller
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Cheez-It Bowl MVP Jordan Travis threw for 418 yards and two touchdowns and Florida State beat Oklahoma 35-32 Thursday night at Camping World Stadium. The Seminoles (10-3) have won ten games for the first time since 2016 and they pick up their first bowl win since 2017. Treshaun Ward rushed for two touchdowns and Johnny Wilson caught eight passes for 202 yards. Former UCF quarterback Dillon Gabriel accounted for a pair of touchdowns for Oklahoma, but Florida State ended the game with their seventh sack of the night. Oklahoma (6-7) finishes its season with a losing record for the first time since 1998.wftv.com
No. 16 Florida State runs wild over Florida for 45-38 win
16 Florida State a 45-38 win over rival Florida on Friday night. Travis also completed 13 of 30 passes for 270 yards as Florida State (9-3) completed a sweep of its state rivals for the first time since 2016. Florida State trailed 24-21 at the half, but opened the second half with scores on its next three drives (field goal, touchdown, touchdown) to jump in front 38-24. Florida State: The Seminoles gave up a season-high 38 points, but made a stop on the final drive to secure their best regular season since 2016. Florida State: Awaits bowl selection announcement.wftv.com
Florida State blocks PAT, holds off Kelly's LSU, 24-23
NEW ORLEANS — (AP) — Shyheim Brown blocked LSU's extra-point attempt with no time left to give Florida State a 24-23 victory Sunday night, spoiling Brian Kelly's debut as Tigers coach. Despite a slew of mistakes including a muffed punt with 2:15 left, LSU came within the extra point of tying it in the wild finish. With LSU fans celebrating an apparent two-touchdown comeback in the final 4:07 — and Florida State fans bracing themselves for what could have gone down as an infamous implosion — Brown deflected Damian Ramos' kick, touching off a Florida State celebration during which players wildly rushed the field. Jordan Travis passed for 260 yards and two touchdowns for Florida State. TAKEAWAYFlorida State: Travis' numbers could have been better if not for some key drops.wftv.com
No. 9 Notre Dame escapes with OT victory Florida State
9 Notre Dame escaped with a 41-38 victory after Florida State overcame an 18-point deficit Sunday night. Notre Dame led 38-20 with 4:37 to go in the third quarter. Travis started for Florida State, throwing two touchdown passes and running for another score. But he also threw three interceptions — two to Notre Dame star safety Kyle Hamilton. Florida State: Hosts Jacksonville State on Saturday.wftv.com
Corbin, Travis help Florida St. end 3-game skid
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State was shorthanded due to injuries, opt outs and transfers. “It’s been a long time since we had an opportunity to compete in a game,” Florida State coach Mike Norvell said. Travis had a 27-yard TD run and Corbin added a 3-yard TD run as Florida State pulled away. He now has 559 rushing yards, the most by a quarterback in a season in Florida State history. Florida State: Play at Wake Forest next Saturday___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Duke vs. Florida State: How to watch, stream, listen
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Duke and Florida State went winless in November. The Blue Devils (2-8, 1-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) suffered double-digit losses to North Carolina and Georgia Tech in November. “That’s probably been one of the toughest things of the past month,” Florida State coach Mike Norvell said. Both the Blue Devils and Florida State have dropped three straight games. Florida State will also lean on tailbacks Jashaun Corbin (65 carries, 340 yards, two TDs) and Lawrance Toafili (30 carries 239 yards, 1 TD).
Hockman’s 4 TDs help NC State beat Florida St. 38-22
It came against his former team, as Hockman threw for three touchdowns and ran for a score as the Wolfpack defeated Florida State 38-22 on Saturday night. The guys played great.”Hockman, who began his collegiate career in 2017 at Florida State, was 24-for-34 passing for 265 yards and an interception. Freshman Chubba Purdy got his first career start for Florida State, completing 15 of 23 passes for 181 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns. “We’re making too many mistakes when it comes to what’s necessary to win a college football game,” Florida State coach Mike Norvell said. Travis had scored at least one rushing touchdown in five consecutive games – a program record for a Florida State quarterback.
Pickett returns to help Pitt snap skid, defeat Florida St.
But he also had a recovery plan and intended to be back in time to face Florida State. Nick Patti had two touchdown runs, Pickett added a 10-yard TD run and the Panthers capitalized on short fields to defeat Florida State 41-17 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. Pitt’s defensive pressure coupled with the turnovers forced Florida State coach Mike Norvell to go for it on fourth down, with the Seminoles converting just 1 of 3 chances. Florida State had been averaging 197 yards rushing per game but couldn’t get a ground game going against one of the nation’s top-5 rush defenses. Florida State will play at NC State on Saturday.
Hawkins fuels Louisville in 48-16 rout of Florida St.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Javian Hawkins ran for a season-best 174 yards and a career-high three touchdowns for Louisville, which snapped a four-game losing streak Saturday by beating Florida State 48-16. But Louisville responded quickly, needing just 2:01 to tie it on a 9-yard run by Hawkins, one of his 16 carries on the day. That was the start of 28 straight points for Louisville, which never looked back. After the Cardinals defense forced a three-and-out on Florida State’s ensuing drive, Hawkins gave Louisville the lead for good on a 70-yard scoring run on the Cardinals next play. LOUISVILLE DEFENSE STINGYThanks to two second-half stands inside its 10-yard-line, Louisville held a Power 5 foe to less than 20 points for the second consecutive week.
Travis helps Florida State beat No. 5 North Carolina 31-28
Jordan Travis ran for two touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to help Florida State build a big first-half lead, and the Seminoles held off No. Travis guided an offensive that generated 434 yards for Florida State (2-3, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), but was shut out in the second half. The Tar Heels (3-1, 3-1) drove into Florida State territory but had drops on third and fourth down in the final seconds to end the comeback bid. Florida State ran for a season-high 241 yards on 36 carries, averaging 6.7 yards per carry. STILL WINLESSUNC coach Mack Brown has never beaten his alma mater in 10 meetings with Florida State.
Florida State vs. UNC: How to watch, stream, listen
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State Seminoles will host No. Despite losing, FSU quarterback Jordan Travis played well. Travis threw for 204 yards, ran for 96 yards, threw for one touchdown, and rushed for a TD. UNC’s quarterback is having a great year, Sam Howell has thrown for 777 yards, 6 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Todd McShayWhich team is favored to win the game?
Williams, Crawford lead No. 5 Notre Dame past Florida State
5 Fighting Irish beat Florida State 42-26 on Saturday night. I just kept that mindset after I fumbled.”“We just reminded (Kyren) about ball security,” said Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, whose team lost several workouts due to the pandemic. Notre Dame: The Irish offense was often lethal, especially once it stopped hurting its own cause. Notre Dame had five touchdowns and 365 yards in the first half and finished with 554 yards. Notre Dame is home for the fourth straight game to start the season when Louisville visits Oct. 17.
Travis comes off bench to guide Florida State rally
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State was struggling on offense and turned to a new quarterback for a spark. Jordan Travis came off the bench to lead Florida State to touchdowns on five straight drives as the Seminoles rallied to knock off FCS program Jacksonville State 41-24 on Saturday. Travis had transferred to Florida State from Louisville before the 2019 season, and he had been critical to a win at Boston College last November with a pair of long touchdown runs. Lawrance Toafili ran for 99 yards and a touchdown for Florida State, which finished with 263 rushing yards on 53 carries. Florida State plays at Notre Dame next Saturday.
Florida State vs. Jacksonville State: How to watch, stream, listen
All rights reserved)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State is still looking for the first win of the 2020 season as the Seminoles play against Jacksonville State at 4 p.m. on Saturday. FSU has started the season 0-2 and this will be the first game of the year for Jacksonville State. This will be the only FSU home game against a non-conference opponent this season. Tom Werme, James Bates, Lyndsay RowleyWhich team is favored to win the game? FSU is a 26.5-point Las Vegas favoriteWhat is the total for the game?
Florida State wins one for interim coach, beats BC 38-31
Quarterback James Blackman #1 of the Florida State Seminoles looks to pass during the third quarter of the game against the Boston College Eagles at Alumni Stadium. After Grosel threw an interception, Jordan Travis broke free for 66 yards to give Florida State a 14-point lead. The Seminoles recovered the onside kick, and two-time interim coach Odell Haggins left Chestnut Hill with his perfect record intact. Florida State fired Taggart on Sunday, a day after a 27-10 loss to Miami, and named Haggins as the interim coach. Boston College: BC is off next weekend before playing Notre Dame on Nov. 23 in South Bend, Indiana.