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(seed) year school - score

(97) 1977 Texas - 23
(160) 2005 Virginia Tech - 22
The Hokies' single orange sleeve didn't impress the old school Longhorns. Marcus Vick and Darryl Tapp exit the tournament empty handed.

(288) 1978 Michigan - 16
(32) 1993 Florida State - 27
The Seminoles speed was too much for Rick Leach and the Wolverines.


(97) 1977 Texas - 19
(32) 1993 Florida State - 31
This was a matchup of two Heisman Trophy winners with Charlie Ward quarterbacking for Florida State and Earl Campbell putting on the cape for the Longhorns. Texas head coach Fred Akers said before the game, "If we're going to be Florida State, we're going to need Earl to carry us."

So it was to nobody's surprise that the game plan involved getting the ball to Campbell as much as possible, and getting the stud running back on the field as much as possible. In fact, Campbell even blocked a punt in the first quarter that set up the first score of the game - a Campbell 2-yard touchdown plunge.

But then Charlie Ward took the game over. The Texas defensive line (Brad Shearer, Steve McMichael) managed to work their way into the backfield, but came up grasping at air as Ward took off out of the pocket. But Ward wasn't piling up the rushing yards - he was finding improvising receivers getting open late for big time third down conversions.

In fact, the only time the Seminole offense slowed down was when Bobby Bowden tried to force the running game into the gameplan. The Longhorns nearly climbed back into the game when FSU went 3-and-out two possessions in a row on six straight running plays out of the I-Formation. Earl Campbell added a touchdown in that stretch to make it a one score game at 24-19, but the Seminoles took to the air on the ensuing possession and Ward hit Tamarick Vanover on a 34-yard touchdown pass for the final margin of victory.

Earl Campbell finished with 33 carries for 134 yards and 2 touchdowns in a losing effort.

1993 Florida State (#32 overall seed) advances to the Bracket of Champions. The Seminoles will face the winner of Bracket 33 in the first round.

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