For the last three years Florida State has controlled the Atlantic division in the ACC. With this last loss to the Clemson Tigers, they can no longer play in the ACC title game and it also kicks Florida State out of the college football playoffs.
“It’s been a heck of a run,” Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said. “Time to start another one.”
Dalvin Cook ran for 194 yards, but can ran for 37 yards in the second half.
Sean Maguire had the start for the second straight game and started off very strong looking like they were going to pull of an upset. Maguire drove the Seminoles to the Clemson 17 yard line in florida state’s second drive.
but Adrian Baker’s interception ended the threat and the Seminoles were not able to get in the end zone.
Notre Dame transfer quarterback Everett Golson missed the second straight game after the concussion even though he was cleared to play.
Florida State and Clemson on the ropes early.
Dalvin Cook on only the second play of the game went untouched until he was went into end zone for a spectacular 75 yard running touchdown. On the vet next play he got the ball he had a 36 yard run. His 111 yards on those two plays were more that Clemson had averaged giving up in their games this season.
The Tigers wee rattled. A fake punt picked up a first down was called back for illegal formation. They failed to pick up a fourth and two that Jalen Ramsey stopped.
Next week the Florida State Seminoles will take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack. It is another ACC Atlantic coast division game for the Seminoles. Will this be the third straight start for junior quarterback Sean Maguire or will Everett Golson get the start after Maguire suffered a loss against Clemson.
Florida state will a healthy Dalvin Cook should not have a problem with the Wolfpack team. They are 6-3 but only 2-3 when it comes to division their only losses have come from division play. Will this be the last ACC division game that Dalvin Cook plays for the garnet and gold, or will he not enter the NFL draft and play one more season.
Game Prediction: Coming off a loss Floroda State will be focused and ready. This game will not be close. Everett Golson will get the start from Jimbo Fisher. Dalvin Cook will have over 200 all purpose yards. My bold prediction is that Everett Golson will for 300 yards which he has only done twice this season.
Final Score: FSU 35 NC State 21