3 Up, 3 Down: NC State 17, FSU 16 

October, 7, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The next six days will likely include a lot of blame being spread around the Florida State locker room following a 17-16 loss to NC State that likely ends any hopes of a national title and opens the door for a wave of critics waiting to bash the oft-hyped Seminoles once again.

The truth is, there were a handful of impressive performances, but the flubs under pressure in the second half will be what's remembered. Here's a quick look at a few of the highlights and, of course, a handful of the many lowlights.


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