Miami scores in loss seconds, beats FSU to snap 7-year losing strain in series

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Malik Rosier threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Darrell Langham with 6 seconds remaining and No. 13 Miami kick Florida State 24-20 on Saturday to finish a seven-game losing strain in a series.

“It was a prolonged time entrance for a players, coaches and generally a fans,” Miami manager Mark Richt said. “It doesn’t matter how we win a diversion like this, generally in this series.”

Rosier, who came into a diversion heading a Atlantic Coast Conference in flitting efficiency, had a severe start as he finished usually 4 of his initial 16 passes. The youth found a stroke in a second half and finished 19 of 44 for 254 yards and 3 touchdowns.

After Florida State (1-3, 1-2) took a 20-17 lead with 1:24 remaining on James Blackman’ 20-yard pass to Auden Tate, Rosier gathering Miami (4-0, 2-0) 75 yards in 9 plays and 1:18. The youth found Langham in singular coverage adult a right sideline and he kick Tarvarus McFadden.

“The final play was simply a 4 verticals play. We work on it each week,” Rosier said. “Darrell done a good play.”

Down 3-0 during halftime, Miami scored 10 true points in a third entertain to take a lead. Michael Badgley’s 31-yard margin idea on a opening expostulate of a second half tied it, and Rosier connected with Berrios on a 21-yard touchdown strike. Berrios gave Miami good margin position with a 44-yard punt lapse to a 21 after a Seminoles had usually 10 players on a field.

Florida State tied it during 10 early in a fourth entertain when Ryan Izzo hold a 15-yard pass in a behind of a finish zone. Ricky Aguayo gave Florida State a lead with a 38-yard margin goal, yet Miami took a 17-13 advantage on Rosier’s 7-yard pass to Braxton Berrios.

Blackman, who was 8 of 18 for 61 yards and dual interceptions in a initial 3 quarters, was 9 of 10 for 142 yards over a final 15 minutes. Cam Akers had his initial 100-yard rushing diversion with 129 yards on 14 carries.

Florida State is 1-3 for a initial time given 1976, that was Bobby Bowden’s initial season, and has forsaken uninterrupted home games for a initial time given 2009. It also is a initial time given 1974 that a Seminoles have forsaken their initial dual home games of a season.

“It came down to a finish they done one some-more play, got a one in. they indispensable to get a touchdown and do a things that they indispensable to do. … It was a classical game, a good game,” Florida State manager Jimbo Fisher said. “They done one some-more play. We’ve got to find a approach to do that.”

Aguayo accounted for a sole points of a initial half with a 27-yard margin goal. The first-quarter expostulate seemed to case during midfield, yet Miami was called for roughing a passer.


Miami: The Hurricanes were hold scoreless in a initial half for a initial time given Nov. 14, 2015 (at North Carolina) and did not cranky midfield until a third quarter. The offense yet done adjustments during a second half, generally with Rosier going with some-more review choice plays that helped giveaway adult a flitting game.

Florida State: Since winning 28 true games in discussion play from 2012-15, a Seminoles have left 8-7 in a ACC and are 1-2 for a second true season.


Miami: Hosts Georgia Tech subsequent Saturday. The diversion was creatively scheduled for Oct. 12 yet was changed behind dual days when a Miami-Florida State diversion had to be changed due to Hurricane Irma.

Florida State: Travels to Duke subsequent Saturday. It will be a initial time given 2012 that a teams have met.

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