FSU 24-20 loss to the Miami Hurricanes Saturday in Tallahassee

FSU 24-20 loss to the Miami Hurricanes Saturday in Tallahassee

He is feeling the pressure early.

Miami Hurricanes fans cheer after the second quarter interception during the Florida State Seminoles games against the Miami Hurricanes.

After a defensive series in the first quarter, Marshall headed to the locker room for an evaluation of an unknown injury. He's emerged this season as Rosier's favorite target.

McIntosh tackles Blackman on a rush, forcing fourth down.

Miami second-year head coach Mark Richt was going to enjoy this one. That Saturday, Miami beat Toledo, and Florida State lost to an NC State team that appears to be one of Clemson's toughest tests left. Dickerson and Minshew returned to the game, but it was unclear whether they'd play against the Hurricanes. Is it obvious they are struggling?

Rosier though found Langham in single coverage up the right sideline and he beat Tarvarus McFadden.

Miami has that now, too.

True freshman Braxton Burmeister made his first college start and threw for 145 yards and a touchdown for OR (4-2, 1-2). Hurricanes have also let Akers and Patrick run for multiple rushes without initial contact.

Becker, who contributed on defense and special teams past year as FSU's secondary depth dwindled, finished Saturday's game with two solo tackles. Richt told Rosier he was too careless with the football.

Only needing a field goal, Rosier had to be smart with the football. This would have put Miami in scoring position for the first time. Early in the season, it was easy to imagine these two teams meeting in the ACC title game; that's all but out of the question for Florida State now, while Miami faces a doable schedule until a November 4 meeting with Virginia Tech that could decide the Coastal Division.

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kenny Hill avoided a defender in the backfield and lunged forward through two more for a 3-yard touchdown run with 2:53 left and TCU remained the Big 12's only undefeated team.

As for Walton, he was carted off the field with 5:35 left in the game after rushing for 7 yards. That is what the UM vs. FSU rivalry is all about - physicality.

TALLAHASSEE - Overshadowed no longer, Braxton Berrios has officially hit the big time. When asked after the game what changed in the second half, he pointed to Berrios.

However, Miami did breakout the turnover chain; they intercepted James Blackman twice.

Berrios caught Miami's first touchdown in the third quarter to put the Canes up 10-3.

What would the Canes do without Ahmmon Richards? On the ensuing possession, he converted a third-and-10 before being intercepted by Stanford Samuels III two plays later. Tate was the Seminoles' leading wideout with three catches for 56 yards and a score, while tight end Ryan Izzo hauled in four receptions for 54 yards. The schedule suddenly opens up for Miami for the next month, and the Hurricanes have a great shot at winning the ACC Coastal and more.

Once again, Florida State's inability to score touchdowns - or any points - after venturing well into enemy territory, made it hard to win.

MI scored its first and only touchdown midway through the third quarter on Khalid Hill's 1-yard run to cut it to 14-10.

FSU marched inside Miami's 40-yard line on four drives in the first half, but came away with just one field goal. Both teams might be just fine, and neither seems to be as good as anyone thought going into the season-Miami entered Saturday ranked No. 13, but Rosier largely did not look like the quarterback of a top-10 team. "Both teams fought and when we pulled it out there's no better feeling".

The finish to this game will be remembered by all and debated by some for years to come. Not only had Berrios played in the All-American game with the injury, he caught a touchdown pass. Blackman finished 17-28 passing for 203 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. The Bulldogs also avenged a 17-16 loss to Vanderbilt a year ago by beating the Commodores for the 20th time in the past 23 games in this series.