LEON WASHINGTON, FLORIDA STATE TAILBACK
The junior from Jacksonville had quite a homecoming with a career-high 195 yards on 12 carries, including a 69-yard touchdown.
A.J. NICHOLSON, FLORIDA STATE LINEBACKER
The junior was credited with 12 tackles and had a dazzling interception early in the second half to set up a field goal.
KAY-JAY HARRIS, WEST VIRGINIA RUNNING BACK
The senior from Tampa Bay Tech showed what he could do against the nation's top-ranked run defense with 134 yards and a touchdown. He added a 36-yard touchdown catch.
BY THE NUMBERS
Bobby Bowden's all-time bowl winning percentage, best among coaches with at least 11 games.
FSU's record in the Gator Bowl.
Bowden's career bowl wins, second to Joe Paterno's 20.
FSU penalty yards (on 17 flags), a team record.
FSU's team rushing total, a season high and its best since it had 397 against Virginia on Aug. 31, 2002.