Wilder excited for homecoming

Trip to Tampa brings big Florida State running back back to his roots

Updated: September 27, 2012, 10:40 PM ET
By David M. Hale | NoleNation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The ticket drive began weeks ago. Each Florida State player gets four complimentary passes per game for friends and family, but James Wilder Jr. was going to need a lot more. For the Seminoles, Saturday marks their first road trip of the season, but for Wilder, it's a homecoming.

Raymond James Stadium -- home turf for USF, but less than a mile from the house where Wilder grew up -- will have its share of Florida State fans Saturday, but no one will be bringing a bigger ...

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