Dimetry Dixon, Correspondent (@DimetryDixonFS on Twitter)
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (www.franchisesportsonline.net) – Florida State Seminoles get a close win with a score of 22-21 over rank.20 Boston College Eagles Saturday afternoon at Doak Campbell Stadium.
On the 1st drive of the game the Seminoles junior quarterback Deandre Francois threw a pass to freshman wide receiver Keyhawn Helton who took it for 25 yards. The next play sophomore running back Cam Akers ranned the ball for 12 yards. Later on, in that drive the Seminoles had to settle for a field goal but it was blocked by Boston College.
Later in the quarter, Francois threw a interception to the Eagles red shirt freshman corner Brandon Sebastian who took it for 6 yards and put their offense at the 20 yard line. Boston college were forced to kick a field goal but it was no good.
With 10:48 in the 2nd quarter Francois hooked up with red shirt freshman Tamorrion Terry on a 32 yard pass. The Seminoles struggled to get the ball in the end zone so they were forced to kick a field goal. Junior kicker Ricky Aguayo made it and the Seminoles took the lead 3-0
Late in the 2nd quarter Boston College red shirt sophomore quarterback Anthony Brown threw a 34 yard pass to junior tight end Korab Idrizi . which put them in the red zone , The next play sophomore running back A.J Dillon punched it in the end zone with a four yard run. That touchdown puts the Eagles in front 7-3.
Before the half Aguayo kicked a 23 yard field goal making the score 6-7 with the Noles still behind by one.
In the beginning of the 3rd quarter Francois hooked up with Naseir Upshur for a 28 yard pass. That pass put the Seminoles on the 5 yard line, Sophomore running back Cam Akers ranned it in the touchdown on a 4 yard run. Giving Florida State the lead 13-7.
With 6:36 left in the quarter Brown Threw a deep pass to junior wide receiver Jeff Smith for a 26 yard touchdown to put Boston College up front 14-13.
Early in the 4th quarter the Eagles converted a 4th&1 conversion with Brown throwing a 4 yard pass to Michael Walker. A.J Dillon pounded it in to put the Eagles on top 21-13.
Akers rushed up the middle for a 55 yard run. The Seminoles went 3&Out and were forced to kick a field goal. Aguayo made it and the Seminoles were still trailing 16-21.
Late in the 4th quarter with 1:49 on the clock Francois threw a 74 yard deep pass to Terry for the game winning touchdown giving FSU the close win with a score of 22-21.
Florida State head coach Willie Taggart talked about the team effort. He also talked about the game winning touchdown.
“They did not give up, we made all of the plays we needed to make and we got the dub” Said Taggart. ” We all go by certain converges, we seen one on one so we took it”
Florida State: Deandre Francois finished the game 19-36 with 322 yards and one touchdown and two interceptions. Cam Akers had 14 carriers for 110 yards and one touchdown. Tamorrion Terry paced the Noles with three catches for 112 yards and one touchdown
Boston College: Anthony Brown ended the game 18-36 with 297 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. A.J Dillon had 37 carriers for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Kobay White led the Eagles receivers with seven catches for 121 yards.
The Seminoles will take on their long time rival rank.13 Florida Gators Saturday Nov 24 at Doak Campbell Stadium at 12 P.M