WATCH: NC State QB punks Florida State defense on wild touchdown
Florida State might be the top-ranked team in the country, but the Seminoles have lost in their last two trips to Raleigh to play NC State. The Wolfpack are led by Florida transfer Jacoby Brissett.
NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett had his coming-out party on national television in the loss to FSU, nearly out-dueling Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and making jaw-dropping plays against a very talented defense.
Much-hyped freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson blitzed North Carolina's defense on Saturday night, leading the Tigers to a 50-35 win and a whole bunch of records.
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This isn't the same Florida State team that won a national title last year. But what's not gone is a resiliency the Seminoles put on display in their come-from-behind win over NC State, writes Lauren Brownlow.
CeCe Jefferson isn't letting his season-ending injury bring him down. He's turning it into a positive.
Class of 2015 three-star receiver Antonio Calloway of Miami (Fla.) Booker T. Washington will take his first official visit to No. 1-ranked Florida State next weekend when the Seminoles host Wake Forest on Saturday.
Florida State's early defensive struggles shouldn't come as a surprise given the losses its top play-makers and leaders. But there is room for optimism for the young defense to turn the corner once it gains experience and some missing players return to the mix.
One of the most significant developments from FSU's win Saturday was the resurgence of the beleaguered running game with senior Karlos Williams leading the way. Also, several true freshmen step up and tackling issues are a concern for the defense.