October 24, 2006

Insider Report: Weatherford nearly benched for Lee

Weatherford argues and plays his way out of benching (By Gene Williams, Warchant.com)

For a short time it looked like Xavier Lee would finally get a real chance to prove himself.

With Florida State down two touchdowns and a quarter and a half to play against Boston College, the decision was made to change quarterbacks. Up until that point, FSU had scored just 10 points and was in desperate need for somebody to jumpstart the offense. It looked like that somebody was Lee, at least until starter Drew Weatherford made his case to quarterbacks coach Daryl Dickey to give him one more series.

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