Florida State DE Mario Edwards Jr. rumbles in for TD (GIF)

Dec 1, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Robert Godhigh (25) runs the ball while Florida State Seminoles defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. (15) chases in the 2012 ACC Championship game at Bank of America Stadium. FSU defeated Georgia Tech 21-15. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Florida State Seminoles and the Clemson Tigers are currently in the second quarter of their ACC showdown in Death Valley and, so far, it’s been all Florida State as they lead 17-7.

But, not all of the TDs were scored by Jameis Winston and the dynamic Florida State offense.

In the first quarter, the FSU defensive line was able to get some pressure on Clemson QB Tajh Boyd a number of times, and one of those times, it worked out very well in the ‘Noles’ favor.

Boyd was hit when CB Lamarcus Joyner came off the edge on a blitz, and sophomore defensive end Mario Edwards Jr., all 277-pounds of him, was right there to scoop the ball and rumble his way 35 yards into the end zone:



The former no. 1 overall recruit in the country is making his presence felt early on in this game.

[h/t] SB Nation

Topics: College Football, Florida State Seminoles, Mario Edwards

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