1. Ja'Vonn Harrison Take The Next Step
Wide receivers coach Lawrence Dawsey confirmed that Ja'Vonn Harrison will be taking over Ermon Lane's spot after Lane broke his foot. Harrison is an athletic receiver with size and break away speed, but he just hasn't put it together yet for the Seminoles. Some of that is due to a knee injury earlier in the season, but Harrison can't afford to waste this opportunity with the younger receivers hot on his heels. This is his chance to impress the coaches. We'll see if he makes the most of it.
2. Sean Maguire Make Houston Pay For Stacking The Box
Everyone knows that stopping Dalvin Cook will be a priority for the Houston defense, and that means stacking the box. It will be interesting to see if Maguire can make the Cougars pay for that. He struggled to do so against Clemson, but was better against Florida. I want to see him take the next step and make Houston pay for it.
3. Limit Greg Ward Jr.'s Ability To Scramble
Florida State has done a great job limiting rushing quarterbacks this season, but Ward Jr. may be the best of them all when it comes to scrambling. Florida State will have their hands full stopping him, but the Florida State defensive line will have a size and talent advantage. It will all come back to them being disciplined in their rushing attack.
4. Josh Sweat To Finally Break Through
Sweat has been fantastic in run defense this year, but has been a hair away from quite a few sacks this season. He's one of the most talented players on Florida State's roster, and it has to be frustrating for him to be so close to that and end up with just one sack for the regular season. We'll see if he can finally break through today.
5. Seniors Get To 50 Wins
Florida State's senior class is one win away from being the first Power-5 team, and second team ever, to win 50 games in four years. That's quite an accomplishment and Houston is currently standing in the way of that.