FSU football: 3 reasons Noles can upset Georgia Bulldogs in Orange Bowl

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Mike Norvell Is Excellent at Game-Planning/Scheming

FSU head coach Mike Norvell is one of the best offensive minds in the game, and he'll need to throw all of his cards on the table if FSU wants to have a chance to pull off the upset. While Georgia's defense is excellent, they don't have a ton of tackles for loss(15 fewer than Louisville) through 13 games. I mention Louisville because that's the team FSU freshman Brock Glenn faced in his lone start this year. They also had 34 sacks compared to 29 for Georgia. The biggest question in this game is can FSU move the ball offensively?

The key to that will be getting some run game going and Brock Glenn having enough time to throw when they decide to put it in the air. One thing Mike Norvell can do is figure out ways to get yards on the ground. He did it against an aggressive Louisville defense using direct snaps to running backs and other things. FSU has talent at wide receiver, and I wouldn't be shocked if they hit a couple of big plays. There were explosive plays missed in the Louisville game because the receivers dropped the pass. I don't expect FSU to move the ball consistently, but they'll have to live and die by the explosive play unless Mike Norvell is content with running the ball to death to shorten the game.