Nov. 4, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The No. 6 Florida State Seminoles continued
preparation for Saturday’s ACC matchup with the No. 12 Virginia Cavaliers
with a two and one-half hour practice.
The squad practiced in shorts and shoulder pads for 20 periods with 10
minutes of 11-on-11 scrimmaging in the middle.
“The cold weather perked it up today,” said head coach Bobby Bowden.
“We’ve had a good week. There haven’t been any injuries. We’ve lightened
up on the hitting part a bit and worked hard on the running.”
Tailback Travis Minor made his first collegiate start at Virginia last
year as a true freshman and broke for 157 yards rushing, including an
87-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage.
“They (Virginia) were probably not expecting that because they hadn’t
seen him all year,” commented Bowden. “That probably surprised them, but
you can’t make too many adjustments for him with all those receivers
running down field.”
INJURY REPORT: There were no new injuries. LB Lamont Green (elbow) and
DT Jerry Johnson (hamstring) both practiced. LB Tommy Polley (shoulder)
was held out.