With an all-time record of 14-2 against the Virginia Cavaliers, it would be easy for Florida State to rest on their laurels today in Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee. But this isn't the Cavaliers team of years' past, as Virginia is 7-3 and in second place in the ACC Coastal.
With a win over the 'Noles this week and an upset of Virginia Tech in their regular season finale, the Hoos could sneak their way into the ACC title game in Charlotte in December. With a strong running game and plenty to play for, Virginia is no longer the comfortable win they've been in years past.
Here are three keys to victory for Florida State if they want to take home a win and the Jefferson-Eppes Trophy on Senior Day in Tallahassee.