But Saturday's game ball went to the FSU defense.
"I think our defense can play against any kind of offense," sophomore end Mario Edwards said. "It was probably the best week of practices that we had all season, and we just put what we did in practice into this game."
NOTES: Williams scored his second TD with 11:28 left with a 17-yard run, followed by a 24-yard rushing TD from FSU backup QB Jacob Coker. ... Maryland will look to rebound next week when it hosts Virginia, while FSU has a bye week before its Oct. 19 showdown with Clemson. ... FSU extended its ACC winning streak to nine games -- the longest streak since the Seminoles won 24 straight from Sept. 19, 1998, to Sept. 1, 2001. FSU has outscored its conference opponents 374-132 during that stretch. ... Maryland's last win against a Top 25 opponent was vs. N.C. State in 2010. ... FSU starting center Brian Stork, one of the Seminoles' senior leaders, left the game in the first half and did not return after being diagnosed with a concussion. ... Maryland's last win in the series came in 2006, when it beat FSU 27-24. ... Florida State suspended redshirt freshman LB Ukeme Eligwe for Saturday's game due to a violation of team rules. Eligwe had played in all four games and was seventh on the team in tackles (14).