Florida State Defeats South Carolina 26-17 - Recap
|Florida State Defeats South Carolina 26-17 - Recap|
Florida State got a 147-yard performance from Chris Thompson as a key part of its 26-17 victory over the Gamecocks on Friday at Georgia Dome.
The Seminoles were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 54.5.
EJ Manuel completed 11 of 15 pass attempts for 84 yards for the Seminoles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kenny Miles rushed for 70 yards for South Carolina, while Brian Maddox added 53 yards. Stephen Garcia threw for 243 yards for the Gamecocks, while receivers Alshon Jeffery and Tori Gurley had 130 and 49 yards respectively.
Florida State lost the offensive yardage battle to South Carolina 414-308 yards in Friday's game. South Carolina had more first downs as that total ended up 22-18.
The time of possession battle favored Florida State as their offense was on the field for 33:28, longer than the 26:32 of their opponents.