Florida State quarterback Everett Golson (6) scrambles in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Louisville in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Florida State defeated Louisville 41-21. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) (AP Photo/Mark
Mark Wallheiser) (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser
November 12, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has named Everett Golson the starting quarterback for Saturday's game against North Carolina State.

Golson, a graduate transfer from Notre Dame, started the first seven games but missed the Oct. 31 contest against Syracuse due to a concussion. He was benched for last Saturday's game against Clemson.

Fisher said the decision to go with Golson fits in better with Saturday's game plan

Sean Maguire started the past two games for the 19th-ranked Seminoles (7-2, 5-2 ACC, No. 16 CFP. He threw for 348 yards and three touchdowns against Syracuse but was 16 of 29 for 164 yards and an interception against Clemson.

Golson has completed 67.1 percent of his passes, which is second in the ACC and 13th nationally, with 11 touchdowns and an interception.

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