September 9, 2007

Youth movement comes through on offense

With 8:35 left in the third quarter, Florida State's season was on the brink.

Despite being a five touchdown favorite over the UAB Blazers, the 'Noles found themselves down seven midway into the third quarter when their top offensive player, Antone Smith, was lost for the game with a concussion. With senior wide receiver De'Cody Fagg struggling with dropped passes and a key fumble, FSU's most veteran offensive skill players were a non-factor for most of the second half.

Enter the youth movement, well sort of.

Jamaal Edwards and Richard Goodman aren't exactly rookies, but with limited playing time they are as green as most freshman. The contributions of the two inexperienced juniors, along with sophomores Marcus Sims and Preston Parker, were enough to propel the Seminoles to a come-from-behind win on Saturday.

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