Florida State Seminoles football will be playing another primetime game this season, with kickoff time for the team’s home game against North Carolina scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. on October 17.
The game is scheduled to be broadcast on ABC.
Here’s all of our Florida State vs. North Carolina coverage in one convenient place.
Game notes via FSU Sports Information
» For only the second time in program history, Florida State will face a top-5 opponent in consecutive weeks when it hosts No. 5 North Carolina this Saturday after playing at then-No. 5 Notre Dame last week.
» The only other time FSU has played top-5 opponents in consecutive weeks was 1980 when the Seminoles played at No. 3 Nebraska on Oct. 4 and hosted No. 4 Pitt on Oct. 11. In 1991, Florida State hosted No. 2 Miami on Nov. 16 and after an open date played at No. 5 Florida on Nov. 30.
» The Seminoles lead the all-time series with North Carolina, which dates back to a 28-3 victory in the 1983 Peach Bowl, 15-3-1 (.816), including 7-2-1 (.750) in Tallahassee.
» FSU is hosting UNC for the third straight meeting in the series after also hosting the Tar Heels in 2010 and 2016. Florida State is only the seventh team in ACC history to play three straight home games against a conference opponent and first since Clemson hosted Wake Forest each year from 1983-85.
» Florida State is one of 14 teams nationally to rush for at least 250 yards and pass for at least 250 yards in a game this season. The Seminoles rushed for 263 yards and passed for 268 yards in the win over Jacksonville State, recording FSU’s first 250/250 game since Nov. 19, 2016 at Syracuse.
» The Seminoles are 7-of-11 (.636) on 4th-down attempts this season, tied for the 3rd-best conversion rate nationally among teams with at least 10 attempts this season. » Florida State has scored on six of its eight opening drives of a half this season and scored a total of 33 points on those drives.
» The Seminoles scored touchdowns on six of their last seven drives of the game, including five straight touchdown drives, vs. Jacksonville State. It marked the first time FSU scored touchdowns on five straight drives since taking six straight drives to the end zone Nov. 18, 2017 vs. Delaware State.
» FSU is tied for the NCAA lead with three blocked kicks this season and is one of four teams nationally with multiple blocked field goals. The Seminoles tied a single-game school record with three blocked kicks in the season opener against Georgia Tech. Marvin Wilson became only the second Seminole eve