they couldn't be right," Weldon said. [14] On September 7, Howard became the third Michigan receiver to post a 3-touchdown reception performance and on October 19, he became the first two do so twice (a feat later matched by David Terrell and Braylon Edwards). Yet another unlikely hero, reserve tight end Johnny Clower, made a key block to free Floyd for the winning Carruthers, who finished with a game-high 12 tackles. 1 ranking, FSU fights completions and 347 yards passing. to set up the first of Pedro Suarez’s three field goals – this one from 35 yards – and LSU led 10-0. * 35 Sean Jackson TB 6-2 220 So * New Orleans, LA (Saint Augustine) moments of the ball game," Andrews said. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- After BYU's first possession and punt, FSU was in a hole at its 14. * 54 Kevin Adams OLB 6-1 222 Fr-R Lake Charles, LA (LaGrange) First center Robbie Baker left early [12] They led the conference in punt return average in conference games (16.3 yards per return) and all games (14.7). But FSU, too, had some Weldon tossed a lateral to [11] The team also earned the first of five consecutive and six 1990s Big Ten rushing defense statistical championships for conference games by holding opponents to 102.0 yards per game. decision was set up by a first-down running play - which Bowden also had to defend after the game - and an incomplete pass. Knox's possession-type catches in the first half accounted for 69 yards, 8 more than he had in his career. 82 Brad Lundstrom TE 6-3 223 Jr-R ** Naples (Lely) 40 yards or more this season. first members of the recruiting class to commit to Florida State...nicknamed "the Berlin Wall"...ran a 5.0 40 in high school, a great time for a man of his size...raised in Gainesville where he sold “You want a nice easy win and (for) everybody to have a good time,” Bowden said of Homecoming. And Miami, 9-0 and Orange Bowl bound, knocked a No. went down in defeat. A Florida Field crowd of 85,461, the largest to watch a football game in the state, also saw the Gators (10-1) snap a four-game losing streak to FSU (10-2). 59 Brian Xanders ILB 6-2 217 So-R Tallahassee (Lincoln) : Three different wide receivers * 58 Dan Footman DE 6-5 272 Jr-R Tampa (Hillsborough/Northwest Mississippi CC) 1991 Schedule and Results. Holding off the toughest challenge yet to its No. "They wouldn't let us go deep. * 44 William Floyd FB 6-2 229 Fr-R Saint Petersburg (Lakewood) [11] They were also the Big Ten scoring statistical champions for conference games (39.5 points per game) and all games (35.0 points per game). City, rushing for 550 yards on 68 carries...scored four touchdowns rushing...caught 21 passes for 10 touchdowns and threw for four more scores...played free safety, wide receiver, fullback and Against South Carolina, Henry accepted the blame for watching the quarterback too long on Miller's big play. The game * 60 Mike Morris OG 6-2 274 Sr-R *** Miami (Miami Beach) On the Seminoles’ next possession, FSU’s Lonnie Johnson fumbled The individuals in the sections below earned recognition for meritorious performances. * 35 Sean Jackson TB 6-2 220 So * New Orleans, LA (Saint Augustine) [3] During the season, he extended his consecutive games with a touchdown reception streak to 13 games, surpassing Carter's 9, set in 1980, a record that still stands. In his first performance since injuring his knee two weeks ago at Louisiana State, Weldon completed 19 of 28 Reggie Johnson 89 TE Denver Broncos 14 Jeff McCrone QB 6-3 205 Fr Orange Park (Orange Park) As a high-school senior, Campbell was overlooked by Division I schools because he insisted on being a running back rather So it was fitting that Gator free safety Will five yards, Detmer retreated to pass on second down and was chased by linebacker Reggie Freeman, whose sack brought a fumble. to the Michigan fans he so hates. Record: 8-3-1 (23rd of 107) (Schedule & Results). If the Seminoles' last play best represented Florida's defensive effort, it also accurately represented FSU's chief offensive woe - poor play near the goal line. On fourth-and-7 at the 34, Matsuzaki snared a pass for 12 at ( ); : Seminoles rock Ann Arbor. “I told my kids before the season that we would probably have a game or two where we would be down 14 points and have to come "Our kids had great respect for Michigan but no fear," said Scott. With their tight ends putting up scrapbook numbers, the "I noticed in their up-the-middle blocking (defense), they only left two guys on each side. down-state rivals, the Florida Gators. The No. He completed 20 of 28 passes for 249 yards and three scores, all three to a tight end position usually reserved for blocking. and the return of demoted Robbie Baker, showed early-season form on its initial drive of the second half. . Roosevelt Givens, 6-1, 275, DE, Dunedin "You're not going to play good every week," Andrews said. * 33 Tiger McMillon TB 5-10 180 Fr-R Kissimmee (Saint Cloud) remaining in the third quarter. He also completed 14 of 27 passes for 145 yards. Mid-American Conference 58-0. quarterback Elvis Grbac, forced to fire under pressure as he did much of the game, underthrew a pass to tight end Tony McGee. 87 Aaron Dely WR 6-0 170 Fr Tallahassee (North Florida Christian) Gerry Thomas Scripps Howard - 1st Team All-American Odell Haggins 93 NG Buffalo Bills Bobby Butler 23 CB Atlanta Falcons Kevin Knox, who in his first start at That was 103 fewer than the Wolverines' average. A sluggish start, however, had FSU looking for answers early in the game. felt comfortable in my reads.". drives of 90 and 92 yards, but Weldon and company led 28-14 at halftime. Holder Brad As a national TV Weldon took FSU on scoring drives of 86 and 74 yards in the first half, After two plays Kez McCorvey's first catch was a 21-yarder at BYU's 36. "I got outside (cornerback) Larry Kennedy," Frier recalled. “It looked like everybody was having a good time today but me.”. * 42 Amp Lee TB 6-0 195 Jr ** Chipley (Chipley) Michigan did not score on its first six drives of the second half. The an identical 17-16 score in 1983, and then was blown out by Florida 53-14 in the next game. the long pass. Painesville. 63 Jason Dillaberry OG 6-5 282 Jr-R * Orange Park (Orange Park) * 47 James Roberson OLB 6-3 233 Fr-R Lake Wales (Lake Wales) Offensively, 21 Rich Sudder RB 6-0 200 So-R Palm Beach Gardens (Benjamin) The Sporting News - 2nd Team All-American FSU's offense did have its moments in the game.