CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Jermaine Thomas ran for 112 yards
and two touchdowns in the first half and Florida State pounded
Virginia 34-14 on Saturday.
The Seminoles (4-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 27-0 at
halftime after outgaining Virginia 294-42. Thomas, who finished
with 122 yards on 16 carries, scored on runs of 70 and 10 yards,
and Christian Ponder hit Willie Haulstead with a 15-yard touchdown
The Seminoles also sacked Marc Verica three times before
halftime, and he missed several open receivers. He was 4 for 15 in
the first half, and all four completions were to running backs.
Virginia (2-2, 0-1), which had beaten FCS schools Richmond and
VMI and played well in a 17-14 loss at Southern Cal, viewed the
game as a chance to see where it stands four games into the Mike
London era, and many of the Cavaliers fans left after seeing the
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