Florida State Seminoles drop out of Week 6 coaches poll

The Florida State Seminoles dropped out of the Week 6 Amway Coaches poll that was released by USA Today on Sunday.

Florida State was ranked 25th in last week’s poll but drops out this week, despite a win at Wake Forest. The Seminoles received 55 votes, making them the first team not in the Top 25 this week.

Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams made the list, including N.C. State (4-1), which is 24th and which defeated Florida State a week earlier.

Florida State had dropped 14 spots, to No. 25, in the coaches poll — and dropped out of the Associated Press Top 25 completely — after losing to N.C. State to fall to 0-2 on the season.

The Seminoles bounced back this week with a tough 26-19 win over at Wake Forest, which entered the game with a spotless record, after a late touchdown pass from James Blackman to Auden Tate.

“It’s been a long time since we felt what it was like to win a game,” Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said. “It’s been since last year. You can never take anything for granted. You can never take for granted how special winning is and how hard it is. I think this game was a testament to how good this league is. You can never appreciate winning enough and that locker room was very excited.”

Florida State opened the season at No. 3, with four first-place votes, in the preseason coaches poll but then fell to ninth after losing the season opener against top-ranked Alabama.

The Seminoles dropped one spot, to No. 10, in the Week 3 coaches poll after not playing its game against Louisiana-Monroe because of Hurricane Irma and then fell to 11th in the Week 4 coaches poll after not playing rival Miami, a game that was postponed.

After earning their first win of the season the Seminoles now have to prepare to face rival Miami (3-0) in a game that was postponed because of Hurricane Irma.

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