The Florida State Seminoles recorded a victory over UF for the fourth consecutive time and finish the season at 9-3. With the victory and the misfortune of others, the ‘Noles will rise in the latest rankings.
In the AP Poll, Florida State entered the final week of the season ranked No. 15 before its defeat over No. 13 UF. Ahead of the Seminoles, No. 3 Michigan, No. 11 Louisville and of course, the No. 13 Gators, fell. The ‘Noles should jump both later teams and possibly Western Michigan due to the quality victory. Expect Florida State to wind up near No. 10 in the newest release.
In the USA Today Coaches poll, FSU entered at No. 14 with UF at No. 13. Ahead, No. 3 Michigan, No. 11 Louisville and No. 13 Florida lost. With Florida State a small number of votes behind USC, expect the ‘Noles to jump the Trojans and wind up at No. 11 or No. 10.