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Florida State vs South Florida Recap - Seminoles Win 30-17

The Bulls came up short against the Seminoles in Week 5 action on Saturday, falling 30-17 at Raymond James Stadium.

Florida State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 52.5.

EJ Manuel completed 19 of 26 pass attempts for 242 yards for the Seminoles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

B.J. Daniels rushed for 72 yards for South Florida, while Demetris Murray added 40 yards. B.J. Daniels threw for 143 yards for the Bulls, while receivers Derrick Hopkins and Evan Landi had 59 and 30 yards respectively.

South Florida was outgained by Florida State 425-268 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-14 by the Seminoles.

The time of possession battle favored Florida State as their offense was on the field for 34:08, longer than the 25:52 of their opponents.

Florida State heads into a Week 6 battle against North Carolina State. South Florida, meanwhile, will have their next action against Temple.