Recap - Seminoles Defeat Murray State 69-3
|Recap - Seminoles Defeat Murray State 69-3|
James Wilder tore up the turf for 106 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Seminoles to a 69-3 win over the Racers at Doak Campbell Stadium.
EJ Manuel completed 16 of 22 pass attempts for 188 yards for the Seminoles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Racers defense.
Pokey Harris rushed for 27 yards for Murray State, while Duane Brady added 14 yards. Casey Brockman threw for 117 yards for the Racers, while receivers Walter Powell and Dontel Watkins had 62 and 25 yards respectively.
Florida State outgained Murray State 606-156 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-9 by the Seminoles.
The time of possession battle favored Florida State as their offense was on the field for 30:36, longer than the 29:24 of their opponents.