Florida State Overcomes Deficit to Beat Miami

football cheerleaderThis past Saturday, the 15th of Nov. 2014 college football fans, especially those from Florida got to see a very exciting rivalry in the game between the Florida State Seminoles now 10-0 (1st ACC Atlantic) beat the supercharged Miami Hurricanes now 6-4 (3rd ACC Coastal) in Miami, Florida at the packed Sun Life Stadium as a late TD from RB Cook assist FSU in beating the Hurricanes with the game televised on ABC.

Actually the Seminoles overcame a 16-0 deficit in the first half to win the game 30-26 over Miami. With a multitude of distractions off the field, with deficits in the games, the Seminoles still have not been beaten for 26 consecutive games, thus after another incredible comeback, the Seminoles (reigning 2013 Champions) are still in the playoff picture for another title.

The Seminoles RB Cook, a native of Miami, scored 2 touchdowns in the game including the go ahead TD for the win, which was FSU’s 5th straight victory over their archrival Miami, and also the 5th consecutive time they have beaten the Hurricanes at home.

The Hurricanes had their last chance to comeback to beat FSU with the score at 30-26, as in their final drive that took the ball to the Seminole’s 43 yard line was stopped there, when Seminole DB Ramsey intercepted Miami QB Kaaya on its 4th down with 39 seconds left in the game.

In the games statistics the Hurricanes had 19 first downs for 492 yards, with 316 passing and 176 rushing with 3 turnovers, while possessing the ball for 35:37 minutes of the game. The Seminoles had 20 first downs, with 418 total yards, with 304 passing and 114 rushing, with 3 turnovers while possessing the ball for 24:23 minutes of the game.

The offensive leaders for the Hurricanes were QB Kaaya, who completed 16 of 34 passes for 316 yards, with 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. RB’s Johnson & Yearby combined for 37 carries for 164 yards with Johnson scoring 1 TD. Receivers Walfor & Dorsett combined for 8 receptions for 217 yards with Walford scoring 1 TD and Dorsett scoring 1 TD.

Leading the offensive charge for the Seminoles were QB Winston, who completed 25 of 42 passes for 304 yards, with 1 TD and 1 interception in the game. RB’s Cook & Williams combined for 11 carries for 102 yards with Cook scoring 2 touchdowns. Receivers Rudolph & Dorsett combined for 7 receptions for 125 yards.

The scoreboard was very interesting as at the end of the 1st quarter, Miami was up 13-0, and at half-time the score was Miami 23 and FSU 10. At the end of the 3rd quarter it was Miami 23 and FSU 17. Then in the 4th quarter with Miami only able to accumulate a FG while FSU scored 13 points, with the Final Score Miami 26 FSU 30.

If you’re a avid fan who will bet on college football at an online sportbook, then you should know that the Hurricanes now 6-4 play again next Saturday at the Virginia Cavaliers now 4-6 (5th ACC Coastal) at 7 PM ET and on ESPN TV. The Seminoles now 10-0 will play at home against Boston College now 6-4 (4th ACC Atlantic) also on the 22nd of Nov. 2014 at 3:30 PM ET and on ABC/ ESPN TV.