TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has pushed defenses around for two seasons, but it was an official’s turn Saturday.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At High Risk
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.READ MORE: New Hope For Our Beaches Thanks To A Boca Raton Organization's Innovative Robot
Winston said, “I was trying to get up under there and let it ride.”
FSU beat Boston College 20-17.
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