Penalty trouble puts FSU, Miami, Syracuse in early ACC hole (copy)

Florida State is 3-3 so far this season, which is the Seminoles' second under Coach Willie Taggart.

Wake Forest's losing streak in games coming after an open week under Coach Dave Clawson was extended to seven last week, but the Deacons will have another chance in a couple of weeks to get a win following an off week.

This week, however, presents an opportunity at another first for Clawson — beating Florida State.

The Seminoles, despite no longer being a national powerhouse, have won seven straight against the Deacons. Florida State is 3-3 and trying to build momentum in Coach Willie Taggart’s second season.

“They have a staff in their second year that (has) made adjustments and they’re figuring things out offensively and defensively, and when they’re playing and firing on all cylinders, they’re still Florida State,” Clawson said.

Here are five things to know about the Seminoles ahead of Saturday night’s game:

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