Florida State found itself in a familiar place -- struggling with penalties and a hostile environment, but used lessons learned in the NC State loss to survive in South Florida.
With friends and family looking on, running back Devonta Freeman stepped in for the injured Chris Thompson and carried Florida State past the Miami Hurricanes.
Dustin Hopkins knows the mantra of a kicker is to move on quickly from misses. He also says he's not hip to FSU's kicking history in the rivalry against Miami.
The FSU-Miami rivalry has lost some of its luster, but don't tell that to the Seminoles from South Florida.
Xavier Rhodes didn't like playing cornerback when he tried it out in high school. He's grown into the position at Florida State though, becoming one of the nation's best.