Jacksonville Sports Day

FSU: Wake Forest Visits for Homecoming Saturday

Photo by Jeff Romance

TALLAHASSEE – After two straight road games and an open date, Florida State (3-3) returns to Doak Campbell Stadium for the first time in nearly a month as it hosts Wake Forest for Homecoming on Saturday.

After a week off the Seminoles will try to put the bad taste of a 28-27 loss at Miami that saw the ‘Cane’s comeback from a 20-point deficit.

Florida State is looking for a seventh straight win over Wake Forest.  Wake Forest (3-3) has not scored a touchdown in Tallahassee since 2006.

FSU receiver Greg Dortch ranks 1st nationally with two punt return TDs and 2nd with 8.0 catches per game and 176.17 all-purpose yards per game.

Redshirt freshman receiver Tamorrion Terry’s 17-yard TD reception at Miami in a loss was his team leading
fifth of the season.

Florida State’s defense recorded 13.0 tackles for loss at No. 17 Miami. FSU ranks 1st in the ACC and tied for 8th in the NCAA in rush defense, allowing only 101.2 yards per game on the ground. Since allowing 91.9 yards per game in 2012, FSU’s lowest season rushing defense average is 124.8 in 2013.

For the sixth time in as many games the ‘Noles featured a different starting offensive line combination at Miami with Brady Scott moving from right to left tackle to replace injured Landon Dickerson and Abdul Bello moving over to right tackle.

HOMECOMING NOTES: The Seminoles are 57-12-1 (.821) all-time on Homecoming and have won six Homecoming games in a row. Since joining the ACC in 1992, FSU is 20-4 (.833) in Homecoming contests against conference opponents, including 3-0 against Wake Forest…the Seminoles have held their opponent to 30 points or less in 10 straight games, the 4th-longest active streak in the nation.

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