VIZIO BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
December 21, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
AUBURN vs. FLORIDA STATE •
January 6 • 8:30 p.m. ET • Pasadena, Calif. • The Rose Bowl (91,000)
LIVE TV: ESPN (Brent Musburger, play-by-play; Kirk Herbstreit, analyst;
Heather Cox , sidelines; Tom Rinaldi, sidelines)
LIVE RADIO: ESPN Radio (Mike Tirico, PxP; Todd Blackledge, analyst;
Holly Rowe, sidelines; Joe Schad, sidelines)
AUBURN TIGERS (12-1, 7-1 SEC)
Head Coach: Gus Malzahn (Henderson State, ‘90)
Overall/Years: 21-4 (.840) / Second Season
AU/Years: 12-1 (.923) / First Season
In Bowl Games: 0-0 (Will be first bowl game as head coach)
2013 Schedule: See page 2
National Rankings: BCS (2nd); Harris (2nd); USA Today (2nd); AP (2nd)
AU Bowl Appearances: 37
AU Bowl Record: 22-13-2 (.622)
AU Bowl Streak: W5 [Last: Def. Virginia 43-24; 2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl]
Formations: Offense - Spread • Defense - 4-2-5
RB Tre Mason (5-10, 205, Jr., Palm Beach, Fla.)
He leads the SEC in rushing with 1,621 yards and 22 rushing touchdowns are the most ever by an
SEC running back. His 2,137 all-purpose yards are a school record. He has at least one rushing touchdown
in 10 straight games...He needs 166 yards to break Bo Jackson's single-season rushing record at
Auburn...Mason rushed for 1,289 yards and had 17 touchdowns against nine SEC opponents.
PR/DB Chris Davis (5-11, 200, Sr., Birmingham, Ala.)
Davis leads the SEC in punt returns, but will be best remembered as the player who returned a missed
field goal 109 yards to beat Alabama on the final play of the game... That return was named the play of
the year during the college awards show on ESPN.
C Reese Dismukes (6-3, 297, Jr., Spanish Fort, Ala.)
Dismukes, who has helped his Tigers to the top of the NCAA rushing charts, was a finalist for the Rimington
Award, which honors college football's top offensive lineman...Auburn leads the nation with
4,364 rushing yards and 46 rushing touchdowns. The Tigers have two 1,000-yard rushers in Tre Mason
and Nick Marshall.
DE Dee Ford (6-2, 240, Sr., Odenville, Ala.)
All-SEC defensive end for the Tigers...Ford has a team-best 12½ tackles for a loss, including 8½
sacks...Also has 17 quarterback hurries...He sacked Johnny Manziel on the final play of the game to preserve
a 45-41 win at Texas A&M.
FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES (13-0)
Head Coach: Jimbo Fisher
Overall/Years: 44-10 (.815) / Fourth Season
National Rankings: BCS (1st); Harris (1st); USA Today (1st); AP (1st)
FSU Bowl Appearances: 42
FSU Bowl Record: 25-14-2 (.6-4); 1-0 vs. Auburn
QB Jameis Winston (6-4, 228, Fr., Bessemer, Ala.)
Set the ACC and FBS freshman record for touchdown passes (38) and the freshman mark for passing
yards (3,820), while leading the nation in pass efficiency rating (190.06)...In addition to winning the
Heisman Trophy, he is a consensus All-American, the Walter Camp National Player of the Year and the
Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Year in addition to becoming the first freshman to capture the ACC
Player of the Year award in the 61-year history of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
PK Roberto Aguayo (6-1, 203, Fr., Mascotte, Fla.)
Aguayo enters the VIZIO BCS National Championship against Auburn Jan. 6 with the chance to set
the national record for extra points made (94) and points (152). ..He currently leads all kickers nationally
with 147 points -- a total that is both an FSU and Atlantic Coast Conference record...In 13 games this
season, Aguayo has outscored FSU opponents by himself 147-139... His 90-of-90 mark on extra points
is an FBS all-time record. Aguayo is currently 19-of-20 on field goals with a long of 53...Aguayo set the
school record with 70 consecutive made kicks to start his career.
C Bryan Stork (6-4, 300, Sr., Vero Beach, Fla.)
A fifth-year player from Vero Beach, Fla., Stork is the veteran leader (39 career starts) of the nation's
top offense... This season the No. 1-ranked and undefeated Seminoles (13-0) set FSU and ACC records
for single-season total offense (6,882 yards) and points (689), while averaging 53.0 points per game -
second in the country.
DB Lamarcus Joyner (5-8, 190, Sr., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)
A finalist for the Thorpe and Nagurski Awards, Joyner has been a disruptive force all season in the
Noles' secondary, recording two interceptions, five sacks, and three forced fumbles...First Team All-
American and All-ACC member.