October 26, 2009
Insider Report: Living off the bubble screen
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Serving the Central Florida area / FSU graduate & Seminole Booster
Disguised rushing attack (By Corey Dowlar, Warchant.com)
Florida State's high powered offense has been scoring at a blistering pace over the last two games.
The Seminoles followed up a 44 point showing against Georgia Tech with 30 points against North Carolina, the top rated defense in the ACC. In those two games, Jimbo Fisher's squad posted 977 yards of total offense - 754 of which came via the passing game.
Whether it is the circumstances of the game, or just being ineffective, the ground game hasn't posted the big numbers many expected coming into the season. In fact, the statistics show that the Seminoles rank 98th in the country in rushing yards per game. However, lost in translation is how FSU uses various passing plays that are for all practical purposes a run.
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