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SEMINOLES SNEAK ONE OUT

Wyatt Sexton grew up a Florida State fan, a proud supporter of the team his father once quarterbacked.

Rarely -- if ever -- did those Seminoles struggle with Wake Forest.

The Florida State quarterback changed that with an up-and-down outing that forced the No. 5 Seminoles to fight for a 20-17 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over Wake Forest (3-4, 0-4).

"I never thought growing up we would have to sneak one out of Wake Forest," Sexton said.

The Seminoles did, in large part because of Sexton's play.

He had three costly turnovers -- two of which were returned for touchdowns that had the Seminoles (6-1, 4-1) trailing, 14-10, at the start of the fourth quarter.

Then, after putting Florida State on top, 17-14, with a 46-yard touchdown pass to Dominic Robinson, he threw his second interception of the game to open the door for Wake Forest's game-tying field goal.

Florida State needed a 22-yard field goal by Xavier Beitia with 1:03 to play to pull out the win.

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