Quarterback Danny Kanell, who has struggled in Florida State's past two games, will start Saturday's game against Duke, and redshirt freshman Thad Busby will be the backup, offensive coordinator Mark Richt said Monday.
Kanell missed open receivers in the end zone against Clemson Saturday, prompting coach Bobby Bowden to say he wanted to review the quarterback position.
"What we saw on film was a team that was inches away from playing a great ballgame," Richt said. "If Danny had been a little more accurate, we'd all be saying what a great game it was."
Busby has hit 3 of 5 passes for 39 yards and a touchdown with two interceptions.
Bowden also announced that Dan Mowrey will handle the field-goal kicking in place of Scott Bentley. Mowrey came on in place of Bentley Saturday after Bentley missed a pair of short field goals (32 and 28 yards). Mowrey was successful on 1 of 2 attempts.