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Wake Forest is averaging 34.5 ppg (35th) and allowing 21.8 ppg (40th)
FSU is averaging 34.8 ppg (32nd) and allowing 17.0 (22nd)
FSU and Wake Forest rank 13th and 16th respectively in passing offense nationally
On the other side of the coin, FSU ranks 115th, and Wake 99th in rushing offense (that has to change)
FSU averages 6.4 YPP. Wake averages 5.7 YPP
Wake ranks 43rd in total offense @ 422.5 ypg. Florida State is at 407.5, good enough for 57th.
Chris Givens leads the ACC in receiving ypg at 124.5 (2nd place is Dwight Jones of UNC at 102.8 ypg)
Givens also is 26th in the country in yards from scrimmage per game at 128. He is 6th in the country in YPP @ 17.7.
If Givens kept up his production the entire year, he would end the season with 81 receptions, 1,494 yards, and 12 touchdowns
Wake Forest converts 46.03% of 3rd downs (29/63). That's good enough for 35th in the country. FSU is 25th at 47.92% (23/49). That includes 3/10 against Clemson.
The Deacs rank 26th in opponent punt returns @ 4.33 yards per return (on just 3 returns). FSU ranks 85th, with 5 returns for 49 yards. Maybe this is the week that Scooby finally gets in the endzone.
Jimmy Newman leads the Deacs in scoring at 42 points (9 FGs, 15 EPs). Chris Givens is 2nd at 24 points (4 TDs)
Cyhl Quarles leads the Deacs in tackles at 34 (17 assisted, 17 solo). Scott Betros has 23 tackles, but only 5 solo.
Mike Harris leads FSU in tackles with 25 (15 solo, 10 assisted).
Florida State ranks 30th in the country with 31.5 TFL (12th in TFLPG @ 7.88). Wake Forest sits at 89th with 22.0 (T-73rd with 5.5 pg)
FSU is -2 in turnover margin (T-82nd), WFU sits at 0 (T-62nd)
Wake Forest is 20/22 in red zone scoring (90.91%/T-23rd), but is 4th in the country in FG% @ 40.91%...this needs to go down.
FSU is 13/15 in RZ scoring (86.67%/T-46th), and T-15th in FG% @ 33%. There could be a lot of FG's in the game this weekend.
If Wake Forest defeats FSU this weekend, it will be the only time in school history that the Deacs have started 3-0 in the ACC.
90x145. The size of the new scoreboard that will debut at BB&T Field on Saturday.
2-0. Wake's record at home this season.
0-1. FSU's record on the road this season.
4-1. What Wake's record will hopefully be at 3:30 on Saturday.
If I missed any critical ones let me know and I'll drop them in here.