August 28, 2006

Key Matchups: Timmons-Olsen / Atkins-Boatman

In every closely contested college football game there are always a couple key individual battles that can swing the outcome one way or another. That's definitely the case when it comes to Florida State and Miami putting on the helmets.

Last year, defensive end Kamerion Wimbley dominated offensive tackle Eric Winston all night and the result was constant pressure in the UM backfield leading to several sacks, hurries and turnovers. In other years it was Miami safety Sean Taylor getting the best of Seminole quarterback Chris Rix.

Where will the key matchups be in 2006?

There are several possibilities but two huge individual battles stick out like a sore thumb, one on each side of the football.

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