Win Probability 100%

USM
FSU
FSU 100%

USM

13

FSU

42

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • USM260
    • 452FSU
  • Turnovers

    • USM1
    • 0FSU
  • Possession

    USMFSU
    37:0822:52
  • 1st Downs

    • USM12
    • 25FSU

Game Information

Independence Stadium
Independence Stadium
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Line: FSU -12.0
  • Over/Under: 49
Attendance: 33,601
65%
Capacity: 52,000
12/27/2017 Associated Press

Florida State beats Southern Miss 42-13 in Independence

James Blackman threw three of his Independence Bowl-record four touchdown passes to Auden Tate and Florida State beat Southern Mississippi 42-13 on Wednesday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Southern Mississippi607013
Florida State71610942
first QuarterUSMFSU
TD
11:05
Kwadra Griggs 5 Yd Run (Parker Shaunfield PAT failed)
8 plays, 78 yards, 3:55
60
play
Southern Miss QB Griggs dives for TD (0:30)

Kwadra Griggs has no where to throw the ball and takes it in himself, diving for the 5-yard touchdown. (0:30)

TD
5:20
Auden Tate 20 Yd pass from James Blackman (Ricky Aguayo Kick)
12 plays, 75 yards, 5:45
67
play
Blackman-Tate connection ties game up (0:29)

FSU's James Blackman finds Auden Tate for a 20-yard touchdown to knot the game at 7-7. (0:29)

second QuarterUSMFSU
TD
12:38
Cam Akers 14 Yd pass from James Blackman (Ricky Aguayo PAT failed)
9 plays, 80 yards, 4:59
613
play
FSU takes the lead with Aker's TD (0:28)

James Blackman hits RB Cam Aker on a quick out route and he takes it in for a 14-yard touchdown. (0:28)

FG
7:48
Ricky Aguayo 29 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 58 yards, 2:51
616
TD
1:33
Auden Tate 10 Yd pass from James Blackman (Ricky Aguayo Kick)
4 plays, 24 yards, 1:30
623
play
Blackman-Tate TD connection extends lead for FSU (0:32)

James Blackman finds Auden Tate for a 10-yard touchdown to widen the Seminoles' lead to 23-6 over Southern Miss. (0:32)

third QuarterUSMFSU
FG
10:45
Ricky Aguayo 39 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 43 yards, 4:15
626
TD
3:25
Jacques Patrick 2 Yd Run (Ricky Aguayo Kick)
9 plays, 85 yards, 4:40
633
play
Patrick's TD opens the game wide open for FSU (0:24)

Florida State RB Jacques Patrick runs through a gauntlet of defenders for the 2-yard touchdown against Southern Mississippi. (0:24)

TD
0:44
Korey Robertson 13 Yd pass from Kwadra Griggs (Parker Shaunfield Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:41
1333
fourth QuarterUSMFSU
TD
13:34
Auden Tate 17 Yd pass from Carlos Becker III (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed)
5 plays, 30 yards, 2:10
1339
play
Blackman connects with Tate on 3rd TD of the game (0:24)

Florida State's James Blackman throws it up to WR Auden Tate who makes a nice grab for the 17-yard touchdown. (0:24)

FG
7:32
Ricky Aguayo 39 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 13 yards, 3:54
1342

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