Does FSU have a case to be No. 1?
Debating whether Seminoles are nation's top team, plus rising NFL prospects
Each week during the college football season, Mel Kiper and Todd McShay kick off the week by settling a debate, and then look at emerging NFL prospects and peek ahead to next week.
The discussion: Does Florida State have a case to be No. 1?
Mel Kiper: In a way, yes. (And not just because I called them my title sleeper a month ago.)
Let's face it: If teams truly went into the season with a blank slate, and everyone had the same shot to be No. 1 based purely on performance, we'd say this team is as impressive as any in the country so far. Look at the résumé:
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