Field goals: Murray State 

August, 31, 2012
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ESPN's NoleNation takes a look at three key areas of interest heading into Saturday's game.

Offensive line play

Let's face it. Florida State's offensive line will be a huge talent and size advantage on Saturday. And they should be able to run the football however and whenever they want, within reason, of course. Last year's Charleston Southern game wasn't as pretty as the 170 rushing yards might have suggested. Forty one of those yards came on the last play of the game by James Wilder Jr., and though there was a flag on the play for an offensive penalty that should have negated it, it was declined so the game could be finished. Of the other returning running backs, Chris Thompson averaged 3.5 yards per rush and Devonta Freeman contributed 2.5 per carry. Not especially spectacular, was it? There should be much more success on Saturday against Murray State. If not, well, there could be some question marks heading into the conference slate.

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