"It was an interesting line to make," he said. "If Florida State wanted to play its top guys the entire game, they could probably win by a hundred. But some guesswork comes in with a number like this. It's not purely about statistics and numbers. How long will they play their top guys? Will they run the score up? Quite frankly, I expect Florida State to play (the starters) for at least the first half."
"You preach the same message. We're going to get on the bus to Tallahassee with the thought of winning the game," Tigers coach Steve Davenport bravely told the Savannah Morning News. "The reality is the reality and we'll see how we pan out. The charge is to play as hard as you can for 60 minutes, no different than it was for Oklahoma State."