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Seminole Wrap: Instant reactions to FSU’s loss to Miami

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Initial thoughts on the Semoinoles’ blowout loss

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A dangerous combination of a strong ground game and 11 of 18 on 3rd down from Miami-Florida Hurricanes blew away the Florida State Seminoles football. The Canes outscored FSU 24-0 in the second quarter, and had 200 rushing yards for the game on 37 carries (5.4 yards per-carry).

Penalties, turnovers, and self-induced miscues did not help Florida State. All 3 quarterbacks who saw action tossed an interception. FSU had 12 penalties, setting them back 113 yards.

Miami didn’t punt in the first half, scored 5 touchdowns on their first 5 possessions and grabbed a field goal on their sixth.

When the Mike Norvell-less Noles looked up at the scoreboard at halftime, they trailed by a stunning 38-3.

Cane quarterback D’Eriq King continued his strong start to 2020, slicing up the FSU secondary for 267 yards and 2 touchdowns, adding 8 carries for 65 yards on the ground.

Here’s our instant reaction podcast, featuring Juan Montalvo and CoachAB.

You can find it on Apple Podcasts here, all other currently available platforms here (including Google Podcasts and Stitcher) or embedded below: