FSU notebook

Seminoles stay focused


Miami Herald Writer

Fresh off the heels of a 62-7 demolition of the Nevada Wolf Pack, the tendency for Florida State could be to look ahead to a potential top-5 showdown with Clemson on Oct. 19. But coach Jimbo Fisher isn’t about to let his team overlook its next opponent — FCS or not.

“[We] got a great opponent coming up this week in Bethune-[Cookman]. They’re 3-0, scoring over 31 points per game, giving up nine [points per game] — giving up less than we are. They just went out and beat FIU 34-13, I believe it was, handled them very easily.”

Injury update

Sophomore defensive end Mario Edwards could potentially miss Saturday’s game after having a plate and pins inserted into his hand over the weekend. The team is also monitoring Wilson Bell’s knee. He had an MRI scheduled for Monday.

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