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FSU's Eligwe expected to see significant action against Wake

TALLAHASSEE — LB Ukeme Eligwe will see his first action of the season against Wake Forest.

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Thursday that Eligwe is expected to play on defense and special teams Saturday: "He was flying around (in practice), athletic. I'm anxious to watch him get on the field, I really am."

The sophomore suffered a midfoot injury in spring practice.

DE Mario Edwards and RB Mario Pender will play after missing last week's game with a concussion. Starting DT Derrick Mitchell (knee) is listed as questionable. Reserve S Trey Marshall (concussion) is out.

UM: QB progresses

MIAMI — Brad Kaaya is becoming a creature of habit. Football, eat, class, eat, study, eat, sleep. "Not too difficult," Miami's freshman quarterback said. It's routine now, and here's something else he would like to see become routine: no interceptions. Kaaya had the first interception-free game of his young college career in last week's win over Duke and will aim for his first road win on Saturday night at Georgia Tech. Kaaya and the Hurricanes are 3-0 at home but 0-2 on the road. No Miami team has started 0-3 away from home since 1995, the year Kaaya was born. And though the regular season will be only half over when the final whistle blows in Atlanta, the Hurricanes know a loss would put a big hurt on their ACC Coastal Division chances. Kaaya's road numbers have been fine; he's actually been a touch more accurate on the road (63 percent) than at home (60 percent). But the Yellow Jackets have been great against the pass so far this season, allowing only three touchdown throws in 109 attempts through the first four games on their schedule.

Associated Press

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