Rashad Greene has shown flashes of his potential as a receiver in FSU's offense. After two up-and-down seasons, he's ready for his production to match.
The move was his idea. Out to prove his versatility and skills, despite his size, Lamarcus Joyner is attempting to return to cornerback for the first time since high school.
Freshmen haven't had much impact in Jimbo Fisher's tenure at FSU, but with depth thin at spots, certain members of the 2013 class have a chance to shine.
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.
At home, Florida State's offensive line has been a dominant force. On the road? Yeah, not so much. The Seminoles look to rectify that discrepancy Saturday at Maryland.
Florida State thinks its has an elite team, and statistics back that up, but a lackluster schedule and an inopportune loss makes its status unclear.
The ghosts of Florida State's second-half collapse against NC State were present against Duke when Jimbo Fisher huddled his starters around him and demanded more even with the game in hand.
Florida State's secondary has faced big-time receivers before, but Duke's combo of Conner Vernon and Jamison Crowder might be the most complete.
In five years at FSU, EJ Manuel's career has been built on consistency as much as anything, but what his resume lacks is that marquee performance on a big stage.
Florida State hasn't been tested with an FBS opponent before entering ACC play this week -- as a result, much of its playbook hasn't been dusted off yet.
It would be easy to write off the Florida State running backs' success against Murray State as preying on the little guy. A closer look shows reason for high hopes.