Seminoles' James Wilder Jr. is showing growth on and off the field. Now he'll have a chance to translate that into an even bigger role at running back.
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.
James Wilder Jr. had one big run when it counted, but the rest of the Florida State run game left a lot to be desired Saturday -- and raised questions for the future.
No team has gone longer without a 1,000-yard rusher than FSU, an inexplicable streak that will continue this season after the season-ending injury to Chris Thompson.
Against Duke, Florida State sophomore backs Devonta Freeman and James Wilder Jr. proved they could carry the load without Chris Thompson.
Florida State lost one of its best offensive leaders and players in RB Chris Thompson, and sophomores James Wilder Jr., and Devonta Freeman will be looked at to replace him.
FSU running backs James Wilder and Devonta Freeman made the most of their opportunities against Boston College, a welcome sight for Jimbo Fisher.
James Wilder Jr. not only gets to go home, but he gets to play in his native Tampa as a running back and prove so many wrong.
Florida State Seminoles running back Chris Thompson scores a meaningful touchdown in blowout victory, much to the delight of his teammates.
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.
Florida State's maligned offensive line has a welcomed debut as the Seminoles racked up 285 rushing yards in a 69-3 victory over Murray State.
Florida State expounds on its Twitter ban for players, talks about the recruitment of Penn State players and gives an update on Greg Reid's status at ACC media day.
Florida State has plenty of depth at running back, with no clear favorite for an every-down ball carrier -- so Jimbo Fisher expects matchups to dictate who sees the field.
Florida State running back James Wilder Jr. was released from the Leon County Jail at 9 a.m. Saturday after spending more than a week behind bars.