Florida State rallies in 2nd half to surprise Notre Dame in Champs Sports Bowl

Updated: December 30, 2011, 12:19 AM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida State rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit and used a pair of touchdown passes by E.J. Manuel and two field goals from Dustin Hopkins to slip past Notre Dame 18-14 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Thursday night.

The victory was FSU's fourth straight bowl win. FSU receiver Rashad Greene, who caught one of Manuel's touchdown passes, was named the game's MVP.

The No. 25 Seminoles started four freshman on their offensive line and gave up five sacks, but FSU's ...

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