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Concussion stalls Rashad Greene's FSU record pursuit

TALLAHASSEE — Senior WR Rashad Greene reached the cusp of history Saturday, then stayed there.

Shortly after passing Peter Warrick for second place on the school's all-time receptions list, Greene was sidelined with a concussion and spent most of the second half on the sideline. He ended his day against Wake Forest with three catches for 33 yards and now has 209 in his career.

Ron Sellers (212), who played for the Seminoles from 1966-68, owns the school mark.

"He was fine. He was throwing up, that was his thing, so we held him the second half," coach Jimbo Fisher said. "He was very good after the game, so we'll have to wait and see on that."

Joining Greene on the sideline was C Austin Barron, who sustained what is feared to be a fractured arm in the first half. Redshirt freshman Ryan Hoefeld replaced him, performing solidly with the exception of one high snap.

"I thought Hoefeld did a nice job in the game," Fisher said. "He had the one high snap late down there … but for the first time ever going in a game and playing, that was critical, man. I think he's got a chance to be a really good player, and he needs to be now."

FRESHMAN FORCE: A week after dominating off the bench (five tackles, forced fumble, sack) at N.C. State, freshman LB Lorenzo Featherston earned his first start in the Seminoles' nickel package and delivered immediately.

On Wake's first two drives, he had four tackles, two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery. Only DL Mario Edwards had more tackles for loss (three) for FSU, which had 11 for the game. It totaled 22 in its first four contests.

"We were going to allow him, when we played nickel and some dime things, to be the guy that started out there on the edge," Fisher said. "Plus, (DE Chris) Casher had a banged-up shoulder during the week … but Featherston earned the right to be in that rotation and be out there because he can create so many things and create a lot of plays."

SHAKEDOWN SATURDAY: With four of the top six teams in the Associated Press poll losing, Fisher was asked in his postgame news conference about all the heavyweights going down. "I'm just glad we didn't," he said. "I'm not worried about them. I've got enough worries on my own."

ODDS AND ENDS: Mike Weaver's 36-yard field goal in the first quarter snapped an eight-quarter scoreless streak for Wake Forest at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Demon Deacons hadn't scored in Tallahassee since the fourth quarter of their 12-3 win in 2008. … Fisher is the 10th coach in major college history to reach 50 wins in his first five seasons. … Fifth-year senior WR Jarred "Scooter" Haggins, who missed the 2013 season with a knee injury, made his first reception since 2012, an 18-yard catch over the middle just before halftime. … Former St. Petersburg Catholic star Ryan Green had his first four carries of the season — for 24 yards — in mop-up duty.

AUDIBLE: "Eleven months, wow. I don't think about that stuff." — K Roberto Aguayo, when informed he hasn't missed a kick (PAT or field goal) since Nov. 9

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