By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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E.J. Manuel hit Rashad Greene with a slant pass that Greene took 39 yards for a touchdown with 40 seconds to play and No. 8 Florida State survived a scare to beat Virginia Tech 28-22 on Thursday night.
No. 1 Alabama (1-0) vs. Western Kentucky (1-0), 3:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Braxton Miller helped make Urban Meyer's first game as Ohio State coach a record-breaking romp for the Buckeyes.
Tanner Price threw three touchdown passes, Josh Harris rushed for 136 yards and Wake Forest upset No. 23 Florida State 35-30 on Saturday.
Atlantic Coast Conference preseason favorite Florida State heads into its 2011 season loaded at tailback with three talented veterans joining a pair of highly touted freshmen in the battle for playing time.
James Wilder Jr. looks and plays the part of No. 1 college football recruit in talent-rich Florida.
Name: James Wilder Jr.
"I've been playing both ways my whole life, but I just fell in love with running back. I have more experience at linebacker, but honestly my passion is more on the offensive side. I feel like you can control the game more when you actually have the ball in your hands," he said.
Wilder, who had 19 sacks as a junior, said he's driven by wanting to impact games _ not statistics.