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Ivan Maisel
October 09, 2000
?Florida State (5-0) at Miami (3-1) Hurricanes coach Butch Davis is 0 for 5 against the Seminoles, with none of the losses by fewer than 10 points. Florida State coach Bobby Bowden is wondering aloud if this might be his best defense ever. It may well be, as Miami sophomore quarterback Ken Dorsey will discover.
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October 09, 2000

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? Florida State (5-0) at Miami (3-1)
Hurricanes coach Butch Davis is 0 for 5 against the Seminoles, with none of the losses by fewer than 10 points. Florida State coach Bobby Bowden is wondering aloud if this might be his best defense ever. It may well be, as Miami sophomore quarterback Ken Dorsey will discover.

?Auburn (5-0) at Mississippi State (3-1)
The Bulldogs haven't won four consecutive games in this rivalry since they held the Tigers scoreless from 1945 through '48. They'll go for four in a row again on Saturday. Though Scott Field is small, the fans there are loud. Auburn has played only one road game and has 18 freshmen on its two-deep. The young Tigers won't find playing in front of a hostile crowd to their liking.

? Nebraska (4-0) at Iowa State (4-0)
The Huskers have attained that exalted status in which last Saturday's 18-point victory over Missouri was greeted by the question, "What's wrong?" Expect similar questions after Nebraska plays Iowa State, a veteran team that won't beat itself. The Cyclones have had only five turnovers in four games. The Huskers will have to sweat into the final period before putting this one away.

? North Carolina State (4-0) at Clemson (5-0)
Freshman quarterback Phillip Rivers has averaged 332.8 passing yards and led the Wolfpack to fourth-quarter comebacks in three of its four games. His magic will run out against the Tigers, who lead the nation in total defense.

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