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The Florida State Seminoles looked impressive offensively against the Clemson Tigers.
The Florida State Seminoles tore apart the Clemson Tigers defense in the second half of their 49-37 victory over the weekend, and that may have been the toughest game they will play all season.
One of the Seminoles' toughest remaining games is on the road against the Virginia Tech Hokies, who still have plenty of talent to beat Florida State despite their recent loss to the lowly Pittsburgh Panthers.
The only other potential stumbling block on Florida State's schedule is its season finale against the Florida Gators. However, the game will be played in Tallahassee, and the Seminoles defense could create some problems for the much-improved Jeff Driskel.
Several players have looked explosive on offense so far for the Seminoles, but senior running back Chris Thompson and sophomore tailback James Wilder Jr. have stood out recently, along with quarterback E.J. Manuel, who had one of the greatest performances of his career in Week 4 against Clemson.
The Seminoles defense gave up points, but it is hard to keep Clemson's offense contained for very long, and Florida State turned it up a notch in the second half. There are still plenty of playmakers along the defensive line, which is a major key to having a national championship-caliber defense.
There is no reason Florida State cannot run the table in 2012.