FSU hung with the No. 4 team, but also had its fatal flaws exposed. The Seminoles still have much to play for, but the loss to Florida, for better or worse, defines the 2012 season.
EJ Manuel was quick to take the blame for a painful loss to Florida, but his teammates and coach were just as quick to defend his final performance at Doak Campbell Stadium.
Questions about BCS computers and conference championships are going unanswered by Florida State this week, as its singular focus is in-state archrival Florida.
A young and hobbled Florida State offense was throttled by Florida last season. An experienced and explosive unit wants to make up for that this season against the Gators.