The Seminoles and Gators battle it out for conference supremacy as the ACC meets the SEC in this annual matchup. Check out all the live stream information now.
The Florida State Seminoles rank 15th in the AP Poll and are 8-3 as the season comes to a close. The Seminoles have won three straight games and five of their last six games entering their final game of the season.
The Seminoles offense is led by running back Dalvin Cook and quarterback Deondre Francois. Cook is first in the ACC in rushing yards and second in rushing touchdowns with 1,467 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns on the year. Francois has thrown for 2,990 passing yards and 17 passing touchdowns as first-year starter.
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The defense hasn’t been the greatest this season but its managed to keep pace with the offensive firepower. Defensive end Demarcus Walker has 13 sacks on the year, first in the FBS. Walker has been a terror for opposing offensive lines, posting a new career-high in sacks for the season.
The Florida Gators rank 13th in the AP Poll rankings and have won three of their last four games in the gritty SEC. The Gators sit at their second-highest rank of the season with just two losses on the season at 8-2 overall. They are doing well in Jim McElwain’s second season as head coach.
The offense is still a work in progress, but the defense is what has earned this Gators squad eight victories. The Florida defense ranks third in scoring defense at 11.8 points per game. They allow 282.4 total yards of offense on the defensive side of the ball. They are first in the conference in passing yards allowed, allowing just 160 passing yards a game.
If 10 wins is the goal for Florida, they’ll need to get through this road block. They haven’t beaten Florida State since 2012.