Power Rankings: Werner leads the way 

September, 3, 2012
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Ranking Florida State's top performers after the first week of the season:

1. Bjoern Werner, DE: The junior defensive end was dominant, recording four sacks, five tackles for a loss, forcing a fumble and breaking up a pass. There were some questions entering the game about how a trimmed-down Werner -- who dropped 20 pounds this offseason -- would perform. The answer was impressive.

2. The running game: It's impossible to pick just one of Florida State's runners to tout after Saturday's win. Lonnie Pryor had three touchdown runs, Debrale Smiley had two more, Devonta Freeman and Chris Thompson each ran effectively and James Wilder Jr. took over in the second half against a gassed Murray State D to finish with 106 yards on 12 carries. Overall, the ground game accounted for 285 yards.

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