'Noles edge Syracuse for first home win of 2017

'Noles edge Syracuse for first home win of 2017”

The Seminoles capitalized on the mistake, as James Blackman found Nyqwan Murray in stride for a 51-yard touchdown strike.

Akers first started to pad his stats early in the second quarter when he juked his way through the middle of the field and took off down the sideline with Syracuse defenders chasing after him for a 54-yard touchdown to give Florida State a 14-0 advantage. Ishmael finished with 12 grabs for a game-high 143 yards and a touchdown.

It is the first time since November 20, 1976, that Florida State has three offensive touchdowns of 50 yards or more in a game. Considering he started the game averaging 70.9 yards per game, that run is even more impressive, and people started comparing him to Dalvin Cook - the school's all-time best rusher who was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 2017.

The Orange had the last score before half, with Dungey throwing his second touchdown pass of the today, this one 34 yards to Steve Ishmael. On fourth-and-3 from the FSU 4, Dungey was pressured by James and threw an incomplete pass to the end zone. Cole Murphy hit one from 42 yards and Florida State kicker Ricky Aguayo was able to just barely get his 49-yard field goal inside the uprights. The senior had 12 catches for 107 yards, and now has 217 catches for his career. The real issue was the run defense.

The Seminoles (3-5, 3-4) narrowly held on thanks in part to two 50-plus yard scoring scampers from freshman running back Cam Akers, sending the Orange back to Central New York with a familiar taste in its mouth. Costly drops by Philips and running back Dontae Strickland also played into the team not scoring a second-half touchdown until a Dungey play-action keeper with 2:55 left in the fourth quarter.

Eric Dungey, despite leaving the game temporarily because of ankle injury, played well enough to put the Orange in a position to win. The Orange (4-5, 2-3 ACC) had a chance to tie late in the first half after D.J. Matthews fumbled a punt inside the FSU 15-yard-line, but Syracuse turned the ball over on downs. On that touchdown run, he broke the career touchdown rushing record for a quarterback. Both had 12 catches and more than 100 receiving yards. The Orange have won all three meetings that have taken place at the Carrier Dome.

How can you watch the game? .

Like this



05 November 2017
National Adoption Awareness Month: One Family's Adoption Story
Encouraging adoption was one of the most effective pro-life policies that could be introduced without a federal court challenge. In both cases, adoption advocates fear fewer adoptions and more children without permanent parents will be the result.

05 November 2017
Andy Barkett Joins Red Sox Coaching Staff
Barkett spent this last season managing the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple-A farm team of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Red Sox announced Saturday that Tim Hyers has joined Alex Cora's staff as the club's new hitting coach.

05 November 2017
A Teen Mom OG star has just announced she's pregnant
They had reportedly just called off their wedding in May after reports surfaced that Baier was facing legal trouble for failing to pay child support to multiple other women with whom he had several secret biological children.

05 November 2017
Quick vigilance verification against Minister Thomas Chandy
According to collector's report, only six houses and the Lake Palace resort are situated at Valiyakulam - Jetty road. Observing the points raised by the complaint as serious in nature, the court ordered QV into the incident.

05 November 2017
Clovis Oncology's (CLVS) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Cos
Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The Wyoming-based Cypress Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company (Wy) has invested 0% in Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS).

05 November 2017
Wet, Windy Storm To Hit Northern California Over Weekend
A light snow fell overnight Thursday in the Donner Summit area and other upper elevations of the northern Sierra Nevada . Two storm systems will be moving through Northern California over the weekend, bringing rain and snow to the region.

04 November 2017
How to Watch Stanford vs. Washington State
The victor of the round-robin series between the three teams will likely represent the North in the Pac-12 title game. We saw what happened when Stanford doesn't have Love when they barely beat Oregon State last week.

04 November 2017
QB switch proves futile as Florida gets demolished by Missouri
MISSOURI: Lock, a junior, moved past Brad Smith into second place on Missouri's career touchdown passes list. It has not been a great day for the Gators in their first game under interim head coach Randy Shannon .

04 November 2017
Cops: Deacon fatally stabbed at Roosevelt transitional home
Logsdon, who lived at the Anthony House, died at the scene, NBC News reported. Vincent de Paul of the Diocese of Rockville Center.

04 November 2017
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired at airport
Dozens of others were injured in the attack that demolished a budget hotel and reduced market stalls nearby to heaps of metal. Thirty months of war, high prices of consumer goods, and unemployment have had dramatic consequences for the population.