QB Trickett to make 1st start for FSU


State freshman quarterback


Trickett will make his first career start for the 11th-ranked

Seminoles at No. 21 Clemson on Saturday.

The school announced about an hour before the game that Trickett

would play for injured starter EJ Manuel. Trickett had taken all

the snaps at practice this week as Manuel dealt with an injury to

his left, non-throwing shoulder that he hurt in Florida State’s

23-13 loss to top-ranked Oklahoma last weekend.

Trickett has completed 14 of 23 passes for 310 yards, four

touchdowns and one interception.

Manuel had thrown for 666 yards and six touchdowns this season.

He was also Florida State’s leading rusher this season with 79