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Sloppy Florida State Holds On Against Wake 24-16

Florida State held on to beat Wake 24-16.

It was an ugly, sloppy game, and the Seminoles cleary didn't want to be there. A defensive stop with under a minute left helped Florida State stay unbeaten on the season.

Florida State started off the scoring with a 94-yard touchdown run by Dalvin Cook on the second drive of the game. It was the longest run by a Florida State player since 1987 and the third longest run ever.

The Florida State defense allowed a 12 play 65-year drive for a field goal following that Cook touchdown. Wake was able to throw the ball underneath all the way down the field before the defense was able to stop them. Both Terrance Smith and Nate Andrews were lost for the game with leg injuries.

The Seminole offense was marching right down the field again when Dalvin Cook caught a screen pass, but came up limping with a left leg injury. Florida State capped the drive with Johnathan Vickers first rushing touchdown of the season and his career.

Wake Forest bounced right back and marched 13 plays down the field for their first touchdown against the Seminoles since 2011. Florida State took a 14-10 lead into the half.

Coming out of the half Florida State got a 57-yard kick off return from from Kermit Whitfield. Quarterback Everett Golson led the team right down the field and capped the drive off with Kermit Whitfield's first receiving touchdown of his career. 

One drive later the Seminoles were back on the move, but had to settle for a Roberto Aguayo field goal to take a 24-10 lead.

Wake wouldn't quit and Kicked two field goals in the fourth quarter to make it a one possession game at 24-16. Wake had a chance to tie the game with under a minute left in the game before quarterback Kendall Hinton was picked off in the endzone by Tyler Hunter.

The Seminoles will move to 4-0 on the season and 2-0 in the ACC. 


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