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Florida State 56, N.C. State 41: Statistically speaking

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Let's go over some stats and notes from Florida State's win over N.C. State.

Grant Halverson

N.C. State built a 24-7 lead in the first quarter, running 23 plays for 209 yards (9.1/play!), compared to FSU's 11 plays for 50 yards (4.6/play).

After that, FSU went on a 49-17 run, running 59 plays for 488 yards (8.3/play), while holding N.C. State to 66 plays for 303 yards (4.6/play).

After the first quarter, the only time N.C. State scored was when it got the ball off a turnover (3 turnovers, 17 points). For the game, N.C. State scored 20 points off of turnovers.

Florida State had scoring drives of 88, 82, 81, 75, 71 and 55 yards.

Florida State won, and almost covered the 17-point line, despite being negative-two in turnovers.

Jameis Winston was 26-38 for 365 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions.

Jacoby Brissett was 32-48 for 359 yards, with three touchdowns and no interceptions.

Florida State's running backs went for 171 yards on 27 carries, good for an average of 6.3 yards/carry.

Florida State was a perfect 6-6 in the red zone, with all six scores being touchdowns.