Florida State has every right to celebrate its win over Clemson, but the Seminoles know they must avoid a letdown.
Two months ago, Nick Waisome was just a sophomore reserve cornerback. Saturday night he was covering Clemson All-American Sammy Watkins. Nervous? Not a chance.
FSU has not done well in the spotlight recently. Jimbo Fisher has his team avoiding the clutter in hopes of keeping big games like the top-10 matchup with Clemson in perspective.
Sammy Watkins tore apart the FSU secondary a year ago, but the Noles are eager for another shot at the Clemson receiver.
The prelims are over for Florida State. After three easy wins, the real tests begin with No. 10 Clemson in Week 4.
Florida State Seminoles running back Chris Thompson scores a meaningful touchdown in blowout victory, much to the delight of his teammates.
Florida State Seminoles quarterback EJ Manuel has an efficient and dominant quarter of play in blowout victory over Savannah State.
Florida State's vaunted defense would have faced standout West Virginia QB Geno Smith this week, but the Seminoles' nonconference schedule changed dramatically amid conference realignment.