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Meet FSU’s four senior defenders (clockwise from top): Terrence Brooks, Telvin Smith, Lamarcus Joyner and Christian Jones.

A WEEK-BY-WEEK LOOK AT HOW A TITLE GAME IS MADE

WEEK 1 HOW ONE BOTCHED SNAP GAVE RISE TO THE FALL 

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WEEK 2 THE SEASON’S FIRST U-TURN 

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WEEK 3 THE FIRST SIGNS OF TROUBLE 38 WEEKS 4 & 5 LOSSES MAY APPEAR LARGER IN YOUR REARVIEW MIRROR 40

cover photograph by BENJAMIN LOWY THIS PAGE: JOHN LOOMIS; CUSTOM TYPE BY STUDIO BLACK

WEEK 6 WITH A SHADOW OF A DOUBT

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WEEKS 7 & 8 THE IDES OF A TITLE MARCH 46 WEEKS 7 & 8 HAVING A SENIOR MOMENT 48 WEEKS 9 &10 WIDE LEFT IS DEAD. LONG LIVE WIDE LEFT.56 WEEK 11 STOMP AND SMELL THE ROSES 

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WEEK 12 LIVING ON A PRAYER 

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WEEK 12 AN UGLY WIN 

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VOICES By Seth Wickersham

WEEK 13 AND THEN THERE WERE FIVE 

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WEEK 14 109 YARDS RETURNED, TWO POINTS DENIED AND ONE TWIST LEFT IN THE ROAD

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PLAYBOOK Read-option revolution 15

WEEK 15 BCS PREVIEW

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THE FIX By Chris Jones 

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Table Of Contents: Story Of The Season  

Edited the TOC in ESPN The Magazine's Story of the Season Issue