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5-2, 3rd in ACC - Atlantic
Which undefeated team can least afford to lose? (1:05)
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#CFBrank: Dalvin Cook rises to No. 15

After a slow start to the season, Cook has had the best four-game stretch of his career (672 yards, 5 TDs). Did any other Seminoles make the list? Top-50 Rankings

Will Clemson end its Tallahassee woes? (0:36)
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Harbaugh's salary tops college football coaches

At $9 million this year, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh displaced Alabama's Nick Saban as the college football coach with the highest salary, according to a USA Today survey.

Week 9 could change the face of college football (1:07)
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Week 9 in the ACC: What to watch for

Clemson-Florida State is obviously of interest, but Virginia Tech's visit to Pitt on Thursday night might matter quite a bit in the Coastal Division.

Clemson will be vulnerable against Florida State (3:09)
Fisher updates injuries, offers keys heading into Clemson showdown (4:39)
Kirk Herbstreit's Gameplan Breakdown: Will Watson exploit any FSU errors? (1:23)

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimbo Fisher said he doesn't know who is playing Deshaun Watson on Florida State's scout team. "Ain't nobody gonna simulate him anyway. If they did he'd be on my field."

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Can Clemson shut down Rudolph?

No. 3 Clemson's toughest remaining game could come down to CB Cordrea Tankersley's ability to shut down Florida State WR Travis Rudolph, writes Mel Kiper. Mel & Todd (Insider)


Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Is Clemson as strong of a team as many predicted preseason? The Tigers are undefeated but have survived several close calls. Florida State's Dalvin Cook said those close wins remind him of the Seminoles' 2014 season. They received every opponent's best shot each week.


Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

At the end of Dalvin Cook's media session, DeMarcus Walker forcefully plopped in a chair he pulled up behind Cook. The Power 5 running back with the second-most rushing yards was asked about the play of Walker, who has the second-most sacks nationally. After it was all done, Walker said it's been concluded Cook, after several chances, is too scared to block Walker.

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Name to know: Tarvarus McFadden

The defensive back is tied for the national lead in interceptions with five, having snatched one in all but two of the Seminoles' games this season. Flipping the field

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dalvin Cook on the Florida State-Clemson rivalry: "This game has the best players in the country."

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Christian Wilkins is a defensive tackle that can play defensive end for Clemson, and Jimbo Fisher knows how rare that it is for a bigger body to move outside. Mario Edwards and Marcus Spears did it on two of Fisher's teams, but "not many guys are athletic enough to do it, and [Wilkins] does a really good job. Big body, strong, great quickness. I've been around a few of them who do it but they're very hard to find."

Team Stats

Passing Yards271.634th
Rushing Yards213.133rd
Points For34.9Tied-36th
Points Against28.975th

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