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Red-zone offense struggles

Fisher not seeing results despite working on short-yardage situations

Updated: October 1, 2012, 11:34 AM ET
By David M. Hale | NoleNation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It was Florida State's sixth crack at the end zone on Saturday, and Jimbo Fisher wasn't willing to come up short again.

He'd seen his offense stuffed on five runs inside the USF 6, and although the Seminoles were just a half-yard from a touchdown, Fisher's gut said it was time to throw.

He called a timeout, talked over the third-down play with his quarterback, and he stuck to his guns. EJ Manuel took the snap and lobbed a pass to a wide open Kevin Haplea for the ...

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