The Hangover: FSU Survives Jacksonville State.

Posted by Chris Whitmore on September-14-2009 Add Comments

Sometimes this happens.  A team from a BCS conference struggles to beat a FCS team.  In 2008, Georgia Tech escaped Gardner-Webb 10-7.  Wisconsin needed the entire game to beat Cal-Poly.  On Saturday, FSU needed the entire 60 minutes to beat Jacksonville State.

FSU did not play Jacksonville State like expected until the final two minutes when Christian Ponder drove the offense down the field and Ty Jones rushed for a touchdown to take a 13-9 lead. On the ensuing Jacksonville State Drive,quarterback Ryan Perrilloux was hit by Jaccobi McDaniel and Kevin McNeil picked up the fumble and returned it for a touchdown.  That was the game FSU fans expected.  Not a  19-9 win that was much closer than anyone...

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