3 Up, 3 Down: FSU 49, Clemson 37 

September, 23, 2012
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The hype built for months, but really, the questions about Florida State's resurgence had been offered for nearly a decade. On Saturday, however, the buzz finally intersected with reality, and Florida State issued an emphatic statement, toppling No. 10 Clemson 49-37.

From EJ Manuel's marquee performance to the second-half defensive resurgence, there were plenty of heroes. And throughout Clemson's torrid first half, marked by self-inflicted wounds by FSU, there were some goats, too.

Here's a look at who played the biggest role in digging Florida State's early hole and who made the biggest impact as they climbed back out.

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