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Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has been cleared to play against No. 1 Clemson on Saturday

By SI Wire
November 05, 2015

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has been cleared to play against No. 1 Clemson on Saturday, the team announced Thursday.

Meanwhile, head coach Jimbo Fisher declined to name a starting quarterback but said both Everett Golson and Sean Maguire are available for the matchup against the Tigers. Golson missed last week’s game against Syracuse due to a concussion but had started every previous game.

Cook pulled his hamstring during the team’s game against Wake Forest on Oct. 3 and has not practice throughout a full week since then. He was ruled out of last Saturday’s game against Syracuse due to an ankle injury he sustained against Georgia Tech the week before.

Before sitting out against the Orange, Cook has missed parts of FSU’s previous three games due to discomfort from the hamstring injury.

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The running back appeared sharp and motivated during team drills on Thursday, reports Brendan Sonnone of the Orlando Sentinel.

Cook has rushed for 1037 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. He tanks second in the nation with 148.14 rushing yards per game and averages 8.17 per carry.

The Seminoles are 7–1 and ranked No. 16 in the College Football Playoff rankings.

- Xandria James

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