Florida vs. Florida State: LIVE score updates and stats (11/26/16), College football, Week 13 – NJ.com
Fresh off clinching the SEC East Division title, the Florida Gators, with Austin Appleby back at quarterback and led by coach Jim McElwain, will travel to Tallahassee, Fla., to face the Florida State Seminoles in the annual intrastate rivalry game on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Doak Campbell Stadium. Florida State is coached by Jimbo Fisher and led by running back Dalvin Cook, a top contender for the Heisman Trophy.
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Cook is the only running back in the Power 5 Conference rankings with 1,400-plus rushing yards on a winning team and the junior ranks No. 2 among Power 5 rushers in both rushing (1,467) and yards from scrimmage (1,867).
The 5-11, 213-pounder from Miami has a tough task running against a Florida team that ranks No. 3 nationally in scoring defense (13.0), No. 4 in pass defense (160.0), No. 5 in total defense (282.1) and No. 20 in rush defense (122.1).
Here’s what you need to know:
Who: No. 13 Florida Gators (8-2, 6-2 SEC) at No. 15 Florida State (8-3, 5-3 ACC)
When: Saturday, November 26, 2016
Where: Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Fla.,
Kickoff: 8 p.m.
Announcers: Joe Tessitore (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (analyst), Holly Rowe (sideline)
Line: Florida State -7.5
Passing: Deondre Fracois (211-347, 2,990 yards, 18 TD, 5 INT, 271.8 ypg.); Rushing: Dalvin Cook (242 att., 1,467 yards, 17 TD, 6.1 yards-per-rush, 133.4 yards-per-game); Receiving: Travis Rudolph (44 rec., 744 yards, 15.2 yards-per-catch, 67.6 yards-per-game); Defense: DeMarcus Walker (13 sacks, 59 tackles, 3 forced fumbles, 15.5 tackles-for-loss).
Passing: Austin Appleby (68-110, 815 yards, 6 TD, 2 INT, 135.8 yards-per-game); Rushing: Jordan