November 1, 2006

Insider Report: Lee's emergence sparks new hope

If last Saturday was any indication, a new era for the Florida State offense could be at hand. With Drew Weatherford on the shelf nursing an ankle injury at Maryland, Xavier Lee took the bull by the horns with a performance that surprised even Bobby Bowden.

What is even more surprising than his breakout effort, was the subsequent wave of excitement that swept through the Seminole fanbase and the football program. Even with only one start under his belt, which ended up being a loss, players like Antone Smith are already comparing the sophomore quarterback to Vince Young and Michael Vick. The gushing on the message boards is even more over the top with some fans already predicting a Heisman Trophy in 2007.

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