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2016 Schedule
3-1, 4th in ACC - Atlantic

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

The ACC ends the day with a perfect 8-0 record in nonconference games, including the most nonconference road wins in any week in league history (five). A top 5 showdown awaits next week between Louisville and Clemson -- yet another huge spotlight ready to shine on the league.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimbo Fisher was extremely displeased post game after a 20-point win over undefeated USF. The Florida State coach was annoyed the Seminoles once again couldn't put together a 60-minute effort. They allowed USF touchdowns on the first two drives, then regrouped to allow only two non-penalty first downs on the next nine drives but ended giving up three touchdown drives of 90, 75 and 75 yards.

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher and RB Dalvin Cook talk about win over USF (1:38)
Cook, FSU run past South Florida (0:53)

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

All it took for Florida State's Dalvin Cook to break out of his funk was South Florida's day. He followed up his 266-yard effort last season came. USF with 267 rushing yards Saturday (and 329 scrimmage yards). The offensive line found a groove, and Jimbo Fisher opted to run QB Deondre Francois more. The defense was strong for much of the game as this was the most complete FSU effort this season. The Seminoles needed it with UNC, Miami and Clemson next month.

Breaking down Dalvin Cook's monster game vs South Florida (2:29)

Seminoles running all over Bulls

Florida State QB Deondre Francois runs for a 35-yard TD to give the No. 13 Noles a 55-28 lead over South Florida. FSU has totaled 430 yards (256 from Dalvin Cook) and 6 TDs on the ground with over 8:00 to go on ABC.


Seminoles enjoying big bounce back vs. USF

Florida State is doing what it can to make up for being blown out by Louisville last week. Jacques Patrick's 2-yard TD extended the Noles' lead over South Florida to 45-14.

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher talks about continuing to play hard in the second half (0:18)
Cook carves up South Florida in the first half (0:48)
South Florida head coach Willie Taggart discusses improvements needed in second half (0:40)

Florida State goes to the fullback again

Florida State fullback Freddie Stevenson scores his second TD of the game to put No. 13 FSU up 38-14 late in the second quarter against South Florida on ABC.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State found its grit after another shaky start. The defense, which was getting blown off the ball early, is shutting down a potent USF. Offensively, FSU's left side of the offensive line is paving the way for Dalvin Cook, who nearly became the first player to rush for 200 yards in a half this season.


Seminoles lead by 17 on the road

Florida State's Tarvarus McFadden intercepts an underthrown pass by South Florida's Quinton Flowers near midfield. No. 13 FSU leads South Florida 31-14 on ABC.


Cook breaks loose for 46-yard run

Florida State RB Dalvin Cook goes right up the middle for a 46-yard run to the South Florida 12-yard line. FSU added a field goal on the drive to go up 31-14 on ABC


Seminoles take two-score lead

Florida State QB Deondre Francois finds Jesus Wilson just past the first-down marker, then he takes it 13 yards to the pylon. No. 13 FSU leads South Florida 28-14 after one quarter on ABC.


Fullback gives Florida State the lead

Florida State fullback Freddie Stevenson runs for a 1-yard TD out of the I-formation. No. 13 FSU leads South Florida 21-14 on ABC.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

All week Florida State was adamant Dalvin Cook was not hurt, and a source said Thursday to expect a big game from the star junior. Cook's already threatening to surpass the 266 yards he rushed for against USF last season. On three carries, Cook has 97 yards and two touchdowns today.


Cook's second touchdown ties it up

Florida State RB Dalvin Cook breaks a tackle and scores from 13 yards out. A 39-yard reception by Auden Tate helped set up the score. No. 13 FSU and South Florida are tied 14-14 on ABC.


Florida State caught sleeping

Florida State wasn't set defensively as South Florida handed it off to Marlon Mack, who walked in for a 1-yard TD. South Florida leads No. 13 FSU 14-7 on ABC.

Dalvin Cook speeds down sideline for 75-yard score (0:50)

Team Stats

Passing Yards242.557th
Rushing Yards244.821st
Points For43.0Tied-16th
Points Against35.0108th

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