Inside the Matchup: Florida State vs Syracuse

The Seminoles travel to CNY to face the Orange.

Florida State has won a pair heading into this matchup with Syracuse, their 529 wins is 80th all time. Syracuse dropped a tough one to NC State last week, their 716 program wins are 18th all-time.

Wins lead to championships 15 conference and 3 national championships for the Seminoles and 5 conference and 1 national championships for the Orange.

This will be their tenth meeting and it’s been all Seminoles, 8 wins for Florida State and only 1 for Syracuse. Their last meeting was last season in Tallahassee, FSU won 45 to 21

This season statistically the Seminoles are putting up more than 11 more points per game and have a huge advantage when it comes to turnovers.

One player to keep an eye on for Florida State is QB Deondre Francois. Last week, against Boston College, he threw for  183 yards and 3 touchdowns.

For the Syracuse it’s QB Zack Mahoney.  Last week, starting for injured starter Eric Dungey, Mahoney threw for 190 yards 1 TD and 1 INT. 

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