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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has pushed defenses around for two seasons, but it was an official’s turn Saturday.

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The top-ranked Seminoles were running a hurry-up offense late in the third quarter and Winston was rushing to the line of scrimmage to snap the ball on second down with 5:20 remaining on the clock. The official stood behind center Cam Erving, who was already in his stance, as Winston approached.

The official tried to stop Winston by giving him a stop sign with his hand, but Winston muscled in and gave a little push. The officiating crew told coach Jimbo Fisher and Winston they had to allow Boston College to substitute players because Florida State had.

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Winston said, “I was trying to get up under there and let it ride.”

FSU beat Boston College 20-17.

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