November 25, 2006

A tough loss for players to swallow

Florida State senior tackle Mario Henderson knew what to expect when he walked out of the locker room on Saturday afternoon. It's what he has come to realize after playing in his fourth and final Florida State-Florida game.

And with his Seminoles losing 21-14 to the Gators, Henderson said he was bracing for the inevitable.

"You get phone calls that you don't want to answer after this game," Henderson said.

Henderson isn't the only player from this game who will hear from his childhood friends who are now aligned with the other side of this rivalry. For so many players on both teams, this is the game they will hear about when they go home for the holiday.

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