November 25, 2006

FSU loses game of inches

As running back Lorenzo Booker looked back at Florida State's loss to Florida - and the Seminoles' 6-6 regular season, he remembered Al Pacino's speech in the movie "Any Given Sunday."

"I mean, one half a step too late or too early and you don't quite make it," Pacino, in the role of Miami Sharks coach Tony D'Amato, said to his players. "One half second too slow, too fast and you don't quite catch it. The inches we need are everywhere around us. They're in every break of the game, every minute, every second."

Booker said those words applied to the 2006 Seminoles.

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