Spring game observations

The offense beats the defense 29-25. Plus: both quarterbacks find the endzone (and the defense), Everette Brown is a one-man sack machine, Michael Ray Garvin returns one, six receivers transcend the 40-yard mark and much more.

Play-by-play:

Drew Weatherford with the 1s from the -35:

-Antone Smith 5-yard gain
-Weatherford complete to Smith for 3 yards
-Smith 13-yard gain
-Weatherford incomplete, intended for Joslin Shaw - offensive holding
-Weatherford 5-yard gain
-Weatherford bad pass, intercepted by Dekoda Watson
-Smith no gain
-Weatherford complete to Smith for 22 yards

Xavier Lee with the 2s from the -35:

-Lee complete to Jamaal Edwards for 11 yards
-Lee complete to Rod Owens for 15 yards
-False start offense
-Edwards 4-yard loss, TFL by Everette Brown
-Lee complete to Damon McDaniel for 15 yards
-Lee complete to McDaniel for 8 yards
-Defensive offsides
-Edwards 5-yard loss, TFL by Toddrick Verdell

Weatherford with the 1s from the -35:

-Weatherford comlete to Richard Goodman for a 65-yard touchdown (Goodman makes great catch over Patrick Robinson)
-Gary Cismesia extra point no good, blocked by Watson
-Weatherford complete to Goodman for 23 yards
-Weatherford incomplete, intended for Greg Carr (dropped)
-Smith 1-yard loss
-Weatherford incomplete, intended for Carr (bad throw)
-Smith 7-yard gain
-Seddrick Holloway 4-yard gain
-Weatherford sacked by Watson

Lee with the 2s from the -35:

-Marcus Sims 4-yard gain
-Edwards 5-yard gain
-Lee sacked by Brown (blew right by Matt Hardrick)
-Lee intercepted by Michael Ray Garvin, returned 42 yards for touchdown
-Sims no gain
-Sims 5-yard gain
-Lee incompete, intended for walk-on tight end (bad throw)
-Edwards 4-yard gain

Weatherford with the 1s from the 50:

-Weatherford incomplete, intended for Smith, PBU by Brown
-Smith 7-yard gain
-Weatherford incomplete, inteded for Goodman (bad throw)
-Weatherford 26-yard gain
-Weatherford complete to Owens for 9 yards
-Holloway 5-yard gain
-Smith no gain

Lee with the 2s from the 50:

-Edwards 3-yard loss, TFL by Neefy Moffett
-Lee incomplete, intended for Owens
-Lee incomplete, intended for Chase Walker
-Lee sacked by Neefy Moffett (blew by Caz Piurowski)
-Sims fumble on handoff, recovered by the defense
-Edwards 2-yard loss, TFL by Jeremy Franklin
-Edwards 2-yard loss, TFL by Verdell and Rodney Gallon

Weatherford with the 1s from the -35 (1:30 offense):

-Weatherford complete to Smith for 7 yards
-Weatherford complete to De'Cody Fagg for 9 yards
-Weatherford incomplete (pass thrown away)
-Weatherford complete to Fagg for 3 yards
-Weatherford complete to Fagg for 17 yards
-Weatherford incomplete, intended for Fagg
-Weatherford intercepted by Patrick Robinson in the endzone
(miscommunication with Goodman)

Lee with the 2s from the -35 (1:30 offense)

-Lee incomplete, intended for Carr (bad throw)
-Lee incomplete, intended for Carr (bad throw)
-Lee complete to McDaniel for 9 yards (Dumaka Atkins injured and helped off the field)
-Edwards no gain (john Frady injured and helped off the field)
-Lee sacked by Brown
-Lee complete to walk-on wide receiver (Todd St. Louis) for 28 yards
-Lee complete to walk-on wide receiver (St. Louis) for 15 yards
-Lee incomplete, intended for Carr (pass thrown away)
-Lee complete to McDaniel for a 14-yard touchdown
-Graham Gano extra point good

Christian Ponder with the 3s from the 50:

-Pat Davis 8-yard gain
-Davis 1-yard gain
-Davis 6-yard gain
-Ponder 8-yard gain
-Antonio White 7-yard gain
-Walk-on running back (Randolph Island) 2-yard gain
-Ponder incomplete, intended for walk-on wide receiver
-Ponder 12-yard gain
-Ponder 4-yard touchdown to walk-on fullback
-Cismesia extra point good
-Ponder incomplete, intended for walk-on wide receiver
(defensive pass interference)

Lee with the 1s from the 50:

-Smith 16-yard gain
-Lee incomplete, intended for Shaw
-Edwards 2-yard loss
-Lee incomplete, intended for Shaw
-Lee complete to Owens for 8 yards
-Lee incomplete, intended for Fagg, PBU by Jamie Robinson
-Smith 1-yard loss, TFL by Anthony Kelly (huge hit)

Weatherford with the 2s from the 50:

-Edwards 2-yard loss
-Weatherford complete to Owens for 12 yards
-Weatherford complete to Carr for 16 yards (great catch on poorly thrown ball)
-Sims 21-yard gain
-Sims 3-yard touchdown run
-Gano extra point good
-Weatherford incomplete, intended for Fagg, PBU by Darius McClure
-Sims no gain

Lee with the 1s from the +35 (3rd down – 12, 10, 8, 6):

-Lee incomplete, intended for Shaw
-Lee complete to Fagg for 17 yards
-Lee complete to Fagg for 13 yards
-Lee incomplete, intended for Goodman
-Cismesia 46-yard field goal from left hash good
-Cismesia 46-yard field goal from right hash missed

Weatherford with the 1s from the +35 (3rd down – 12, 10, 8, 6):

-Weatherford complete to Shaw for 2 yards
-Weatherford complete to Carr for 12 yards
-Weatherford complete to Shaw for 22 yards
-Edwards 5-yard gain
-Gano 46-yard field goal from left hash no good
-Gano 46-yard field goal from right hash no good, blocked by Watson

Lee with the 1s from the +12, +10, +8, +6:

-Smith 3-yard loss
-Lee intercepted by Myron Rolle (bounced of Fagg's chest and in to the air)
-Edwards 3-yard gain
-Lee 6-yard touchdown pass to Fagg

Final official statistics according to FSU sports information:

Passing:
Weatherford: 13-of-23 for 219 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Lee: 13-of-26 for 163 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT

Ponder: 1-of-2 for 4 yards, 1 TD

Rushing:
Edwards: 13 rushes for -5 yards, 1 TD (goal line)
Sims: 11 rushes for 45 yards, 1 TD (goal line)
Smith: 11 rushes for 42 yards

Receiving:
Fagg: 5 catches, 48 yards, 1 TD, 9.6 avg.
McDaniel: 4 catches, 46 yards, 1 TD, 11.5 avg.
Owens: 4 catches, 44 yards, 11.0 avg.
Smith: 3 catches, 46 yards, 15.3 avg.
Goodman: 2 catches, 88 yards, 1 TD, 44.0 avg.
Carr: 2 catches, 28 yards, 14.0 avg.
Total offense:
Passing yards: 386
Rushing yards: 145
Total yards: 531
TDs: 7
INTs: 4
# of rushes: 55
# of passes: 51
Yards per play: 5.0

Defensive leaders:
Roosevelt Lawson: 5 tackles, 2 PBU
Roger Williams: 4 tackles, 1 PBU
Toddrick Verdell: 4 tackles
J.R. Bryant: 3 tackles, 1 FF
Alex Boston: 3 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 fumble recovery
Everette Brown: 2 tackles, 2 sacks
Myron Rolle: 2 tackles, 1 INT

Injury update and more:

-Atkins' injury is a sprained left knee while Frady's is a sprained left ankle.

-Future Seminoles Bert Reed, Cameron Wade, Brian Coulter, Brandon Paul and A.J. Ganguzza all watched the spring game from the sidelines.










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