Clemson Vs. Florida State: Huge ACC Showdown Could Have BCS Implications

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 17: Ryan White #19 of the Auburn Tigers breaks up a pass to Sammy Watkins #2 of the Clemson Tigers during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

FSU and the Tigers meet again on Saturday in what's become one of the most exciting - and important - rivalries in the ACC.

No. 10 Clemson will visit Tallahassee, Florida to face No. 4 Florida State on Saturday for the game of the week -- at least by ESPN Gameday's standards -- and a spot in the ACC title game and possibly the BCS Championship could hang in the balance. Both squads are 3-0 after facing a collection of FCS cupcakes and weak FBS talent (Auburn, Wake Forest).

The first order of business for FSU will be to find a way to answer Sammy Watkins, who marked a stunning freshman campaign last year with seven catches, two big touchdowns and 141 total yards in a 35-30 Tigers win in Death Valley. Clemson would go on to win the division and conference en route to a BCS bowl berth. A year prior, FSU won on a game-winning field goal from Dustin Hopkins.

For more on the Florida State Seminoles, visit Tomahawk Nation. Clemson news and info is at Shakin' The Southland, and all your college football news is available at SB Nation's college football page.

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