TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jacksonville State jumped out to a double-digit lead before Florida State turned to backup quarterback Jordan Travis and an efficient ground attack in a 41-24 win.
Travis completed 13 of 18 passes for 215 yards, including a 41-yard touchdown pass to Keyshawn Helton.
The redshirt sophomore from West Palm Beach also added a touchdown run, one of four TD runs from the Seminoles.
Florida State trailed 14-0 in the first quarter and went scoreless on four opening drives under the direction of true freshman quarterback Tate Rodemaker.
Zerrick Cooper completed 22 of 30 passes for 232 yards and had a rushing touchdown for JSU.