TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State junior wide receiver Travis Rudolph grabbed the second ACC Receiver of the Week honor of his career on Monday following his standout performance in the Seminoles’ home-opening 52-8 victory over Charleston Southern. Rudolph tallied seven receptions for 105 yards and two touchdowns – all in the first half – on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium as the Noles extended the nation’s longest active home winning streak to 22 games.
Both touchdowns came in the first quarter on passes from redshirt freshman quarterback Deondre Francois – a 36-yarder to open the scoring and a 21-yarder to make the score 21-0. It marked the third career 100+ receiving
It marked the third career 100+ receiving game for the West Palm Beach, Fla., native.
In all three of Rudolph’s career 100-yard games, he has tallied 100+ yards in a half. The preseason All-ACC selection has scored a receiving touchdown in each of the past three games. Through two games in 2016, Rudolph is tied for the conference lead in touchdown receptions (three) and ranks fourth in the league in both receptions (13) and receiving yards (179).
Rudolph previously won ACC Player of the Week on Nov. 2, 2015 following his 191-yard, three-touchdown effort against Syracuse last season.
He is the fifth Seminole to win an ACC Player of the Week award already this season, joining Francois (Offensive Back, Rookie – Sept. 5), senior defensive end DeMarcus Walker (Defensive Lineman – Sept. 5), sophomore safety Derwin James (Defensive Back – Sept. 5) and freshman kicker Ricky Aguayo (Specialist – Sept. 5).