November 23, 2008

Post-game Insider: 'Somebody has got to pay'

Defense bounces back, and then some

Bobby Bowden called last week's performance against Boston College nothing short of a whooping. Entering Saturday night's final ACC contest, the 'Noles' head coach was left to wonder how the team would respond.

The team responded to last week's adversity both on and off the field with their most convincing victory of the season and a complete team victory.

"The resiliency was excellent because we got beat last week bad and so the fact that we came back and did good things tonight there is some real resiliency there," Bowden said. "That is what you would like to have (resiliency) but you would hate to make a living being resilient."

Bowden wasn't the only one concerned about how the Seminoles would respond.

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