Boston College at Florida State: FSU Offense vs. BC Defense

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Nov 15, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston (5) gestures to the crowd as the Florida State Seminoles beat the Miami Hurricanes 30-26 at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

In the meeting of FSU offense vs. BC defense, Boston College will have one major question: How are we stopping Jameis Winston?

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Nobody has done it yet on the field for 26 games and counting. Even when he individually has not had a great game, he and his offense buckle down and find a way to win. No, they are not regularly dropping 50, 60, or occasionally 80 points on teams like they did last season, but they must be respected for their play.

Can Boston College’s defense keep their offense in the game?

FSU Offense vs. BC Defense: Statistical Comparison

• FSU offense: 37.1 ppg (17th in FBS)
• BC defense: 21.9 ppg (T-23rd)

• FSU offense: 128.30 ypg (105th)
• BC defense: 96.60 ypg (4th)

• FSU offense: 318.3 ypg (11th)
• BC defense: 226.9 ypg (67th)

Total Yards
• FSU offense: 446.6 ypg (42nd)
• BC defense: 323.5 ypg (16th)

Sacks Allowed/Made
• FSU offense: 2.00 per game (T-58th)
• BC defense: 2.60 per game (35th)

Tackles For Loss Allowed/Made
• FSU offense: 5.20 per game (T-44th)
• BC defense: 7.60 per game (T-11th)

3rd Downs
• FSU offense: 45.97% (25th)
• BC defense: 38.10% (55th)

Red Zone
• FSU offense: 90.70% (13th)
• BC defense: 82.35% (60th)