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Florida State Ranked thirteenth In This Week's CFP Ballot – Florida State College


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State moved up three spots for the second straight week and is ranked thirteenth within the fifth Faculty Soccer Playoff ballot of the season, it was revealed Tuesday evening reside on ESPN.

The Seminoles, who’re 14th within the Related Press and Coaches polls this week, improved to 9-3 general with a 45-38 win over Florida final Friday. The victory was Florida State’s fifth consecutive win, this system’s longest streak since 2016, and the fifth straight sport scoring no less than 38 factors, FSU’s longest stretch because the first 11 video games of the 2013 season. The Seminoles swept Miami and Florida in the identical season, scoring 45 towards each for the primary time in program historical past, and claimed their eleventh state championship since 1993.

Florida State is considered one of three groups, together with No. 1 Georgia and No. 6 Alabama, ranked within the top-15 nationally in each yards per play on offense and protection. The Seminoles are tenth nationally with a mean of 6.86 yards gained per play and eleventh with a mean of 4.73 yards allowed per play. FSU can be considered one of 5 groups ranked within the top-20 in complete protection, scoring protection, complete offense and scoring offense. Florida State ranks 14th within the nation holding opponents to a mean of 307.3 yards per sport, seventeenth permitting 19.7 factors per sport, 14th with a mean of 475.7 yards per sport and 18th scoring a mean of 36.2 factors per sport.

Florida State is first within the ACC and fourth nationally in go protection, holding opponents to a mean of 158.9 yards per sport by means of the air, and likewise are first within the convention and seventh within the nation holding opponents to a mean of 5.9 yards per go try. The Seminoles have rushed for no less than 200 yards in a school-record-tying seven straight video games, the longest energetic streak within the nation and this system’s longest since 1987, and lead the ACC in yards per rush and speeding offense, rating ninth within the nation with a mean of 5.50 yards per rush and twelfth within the nation gaining a mean of 217.8 speeding yards per sport. FSU is considered one of three groups within the nation and the one staff within the ACC averaging no less than 250 passing yards and no less than 210 speeding yards per sport.

The Seminoles have showcased an explosive and environment friendly offense this season as Florida State leads the nation with 88 performs of no less than 20 yards and is second nationally with seven landing drives of no less than 90 yards and with 15 landing drives of 80-plus yards. The Seminoles additionally lead the ACC and rank fourth nationally in third-down share, changing 51.9 % of their alternatives, and have scored on 26 of 28 pink zone possessions throughout their present five-game successful streak whereas rating second within the convention with a 70.5 landing share this season within the pink zone.

Florida State will discover out the placement and matchup of their forty ninth bowl look Sunday.



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