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Student of the Game Film Review: FSU

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I would like to order a 52 burger to go please. The Miami Hurricanes dismantle rival Florida State on prime time television.

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When the dust settled and the Miami Hurricanes furiously finished with 85 plays in the books, 52 points remained. The orange and green totaled 517 yards at the cross roads of 200 yards rushing street and 317 pass yards avenue.

It was a systematic dismantlement of the Seminoles on both sides of the ball. The defense not to be outdone, forced three interceptions from three different quarterbacks, six sacks and 13 tackles for a loss.

Earlier in the week, we took a head to head look between the Miami monarch D’Eriq King and James Blackman. The embattled quarterback for the garnet and gold was predicted to be turnover prone and not sense the pressure. He did not disappoint. Blackman amassed only a meager 120 yards passing while going backwards 14 yards on the ground.

His counterpart King rightfully reigned supreme posting 29/40, 267, 2TD’s through the air and was Miami’s leading rusher with 65 net yards on the ground. King was surgically efficient and used his scepter (right arm) to dissect the FSU defense time and time again.

Even when FSU would align in a 3-3-5 base, something to emit confusion considering this is not their traditional alignment, King did not flinch. Right read after right read and King continued to lead the Hurricanes to a perfect first half. Miami scored on every single drive in the opening salvo. The 38 points in a half was the most ever in this rivalry’s history.

His ability to sync up with his receivers was on full display in this clip. Brevin Jordan adjusts his route while King notices the safety drop down post snap. This dynamic duo has lived up to the hype as King and Jordan connect on another passing touchdown.

If you thought that clip was fun, grab your popcorn and your pencil and enjoy another edition of Student of the Game. The clips keep on coming and the touchdowns this game do too. #Bang