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Field Goal Puts Seminoles Over Clemson, 16-13

Nov. 13, 2010

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A week after missing a game-winning kick in the final seconds, Dustin Hopkins booted a career-best 55-yard field goal Saturday night as time expired to give Florida State a 15-13 victory over Clemson.

Hopkins missed a 40-yard kick last week that allowed North Carolina to escape with a 37-35 win.

Chandler Catanzaro’s second field goal for Clemson – a 29 yard kick with 53 seconds left, tied the game.

EJ Manuel, who started in place of an injured Christian Ponder at quarterback, scored Florida State’s only touchdown on an 8-yard run with 10:08 left to give the Seminoles a 13-10 lead.

Florida State (7-3, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) remained alive in its pursuit of a berth in next month’s ACC title game along with Maryland and North Carolina State.

Jamie Harper ran for a career high 126 yards and a touchdown for Clemson (5-5, 3-4).

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