The No. 4 Florida State Seminoles (5-0) play a familiar opponent when they host the Syracuse Orange (4-2) on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at Doak Campbell Stadium in an ACC clash.
The game is on ABC, if you’re looking for how to watch.
When is Florida State vs. Syracuse and when does it start?
This game between the Seminoles and Orange will happen on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 12:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Florida State vs. Syracuse
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What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on ABC.
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Florida State vs. Syracuse Game Preview
Florida State Stats & Insights
The Seminoles enter the matchup after winning 39-17 over the Virginia Tech Hokies in their last outing on October 7.
Florida State is totaling 431.4 yards per game offensively this year (40th in the FBS), and are surrendering 383.4 yards per game (81st) on defense.
The Seminoles are compiling 255.6 passing yards per game on offense (52nd in the FBS), and they rank 82nd defensively with 238.6 passing yards allowed per game.
Florida State is totaling 175.8 rushing yards per game on offense (45th in the FBS), and ranks 76th on defense with 144.8 rushing yards allowed per game.
The Seminoles rank 43rd in scoring defense this season (21.4 points allowed per game), but they’ve been playing really well on offense, ranking sixth-best in the FBS with 42.4 points per game.
Syracuse Stats & Insights
In their last outing, the Seminoles knocked off the Virginia Tech Hokies 39-17.
Syracuse is compiling 422.3 total yards per game on offense this season (47th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 355.0 total yards per contest (54th-ranked).
The Orange are generating 248.0 passing yards per contest on offense this season (61st-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 241.0 passing yards per game (84th-ranked) on defense.
From an offensive standpoint, Syracuse is putting up 174.3 rushing yards per contest (47th-ranked). It ranks 33rd in the FBS defensively (114.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
With 33.0 points per game on offense, the Orange rank 42nd in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 29th, surrendering 19.0 points per game.
Florida State Key Players to Watch
Jordan Travis has thrown for 1,188 yards (237.6 ypg) to lead Florida State, completing 64.1% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdown passes and one interception this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 119 rushing yards (23.8 ypg) on 33 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
The team’s top rusher, Trey Benson, has carried the ball 53 times for 419 yards (83.8 per game), with six touchdowns this year. He’s also caught nine passes for 93 yards (18.6 per game).
This season Lawrance Toafili has racked up 25 carries for 135 yards (27.0 per game) and one touchdown, while also catching 11 passes for 81 yards (16.2 per game).
Johnny Wilson’s team-high 357 receiving yards (89.3 yards per game) have come on 20 receptions with two touchdowns.
Keon Coleman has reeled in 20 passes for 278 yards (55.6 yards per game) and six touchdowns this year.
Jaheim Bell’s 10 catches have netted him 151 yards (50.3 ypg) and two touchdowns.
Syracuse Key Players to Watch
Garrett Shrader has thrown for 1,277 yards (212.8 ypg) to lead Syracuse, completing 64.6% of his passes and collecting eight touchdown passes and five interceptions this season. He’s also run for 368 yards (61.3 ypg) on 71 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
LeQuint Allen’s team-high 401 rushing yards (66.8 per game) have come on 86 carries, with seven touchdowns this year. He’s also tacked on 20 catches for 141 yards (23.5 per game) and one touchdown.
Umari Hatcher’s team-leading 310 receiving yards (77.5 yards per game) have come on 19 receptions with two touchdowns.
Donovan Brown has caught 22 passes for 298 yards (49.7 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
Damien Alford’s 18 receptions have yielded 282 yards (56.4 ypg) and one touchdown.