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Analysts on ESPNews unanimously call FSU's key fake punt

If only one of these dudes was coaching Auburn. (Actually, Gus Malzahn ain't doin' too bad.)

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ESPN has struck on something brilliant: as part of their BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEGACAST, they have a bunch of coaches and analysts watching the game on ESPNews and just talking from a coaching viewpoint.

As Florida State lined up for a fourth-and-4 from its own 40 late in the first half, all of them -- Kevin Sumlin, Paul Chryst and Steve Addazio, plus analysts Matt Millen, Chris Spielman and Tom Luginbill -- ALL called FSU going for a fake punt. (Video via Coaching Search.)

They did:

Karlos Williams picked up 7 yards, the 'Noles would march down the field and score, and a 21-3 game turned into a 21-10 game that was modestly interesting.

Gus Malzahn's coached a pretty incredible game, but the dudes in the booth were a step ahead of him on this one.