You may ask how FSU could be rated up there with 11-1 Stanford and 10-2 Michigan State. 1. Schedule strength of FSU is much better 2. FSU lost 4 games by an average of 5 points. Single-score games. And the 'Noles dominated in every win (average win by And for FSU fans complaining about this offense (I'm included), it came in at 34th over the course of the year. Try being Texas or Penn State, (67th and 66th offenses, respectively) while having a top-ten defense.