October 15, 2006

Lee crashes early but doesn't burn

It was after his final interception on Saturday when back-up quarterback Xavier Lee returned to the Florida State bench and was greeted by starter Drew Weatherford. A simple pat on the shoulder and a few words of encouragement were all Weatherford offered.

After throwing three interceptions in the second quarter, Lee needed a little positive reinforcement.

"You learn more from those kinds of experiences than you do when you go out and play well," Weatherford said. "This is a great opportunity for him to go back and watch film of some of the mistakes he might have had. He'll grow a lot as a quarterback from this experience."

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