FSU football (12-0, 8-0 ACC) returned to the No. 4 seed in the College Football Playoff selection show Tuesday night after its come-from-behind victory over the rival Florida Gators.
The win cemented the seventh undefeated regular season and a chance to win their first ACC title since the 2014 season. The Noles will face the No. 15 Louisville Cardinals (10-2, 7-1 ACC) in Charlotte.
I wrote a glance at the numbers for the Cardinals on Monday to provide a general overview of what they bring to the game. The narrative before the season began was the Cardinals had the easiest path to the ACC Championship game.
They avoided playing FSU, Clemson, and North Carolina but managed to slip against the lowly Pittsburgh Panthers on the road. They also has one score wins over Georgia Tech, Indiana, NC State, Virginia, and Miami.
If Jordan Travis were starting quarterback for the Noles, they’d be heavy betting favorites. However, the line remains -2.5 FSU now that Tate Rodemaker is the starting quarterback. The good news?
Rodemaker led the Noles in a come-from-behind win over the Cardinals last year when Jordan Travis had to leave the game. Here are three things you should know about the Cardinals.