Tale of the tape
College Football Week 13: #6 Florida At #10 Florida State
|Will Muschamp has returned Florida to an elite program in his second year. This team has its flaws, but has won several close games.||Coaching||Florida State’s schedule has been weak; it’s not their fault Clemson is the only other good ACC squad, but their nonconference foes were abysmal. Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles get a real test on Saturday.|
|Let’s face it: it’s late November; this offense probably isn’t going to morph into anything special at this point.||Offense||FSU’s offense is tops in the country if you go by yards per play. Florida fields by the far the best defense the ’Noles have faced this season.|
|This has been the Gators’ strength all season. Florida would not be having nearly as successful a season without its dominant D.||Defense||The statistics show that FSU’s defense matches its high-powered offense, but the competition needs to be taken into consideration. Still, this is a talented, confident group.|
|A week after a blocked punt helped the Gators avoid an epic upset, the Gators’ special teams were solid again last Saturday.||Special Teams||Last week, kicker Dustin Hopkins set the FBS record for career points by a kicker.|
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