#23 Florida State knocked off #10 Miami in one of the biggest games of Week 6. The game was viewed by a national audience on ABC on Saturday night. Florida State freshman quarterback Deondre Francois threw for 234 passing yards despite temporarily leaving the game with an injury.

Blocked extra point deciding factor

The Florida State Seminoles seemingly had the game in hand with just a few minutes remaining when the Miami Hurricanes returned a punt to the Florida State red zone and drove down the field, down 20-13. On a dire 4th and 5, quarterback Brad Kaaya found Stacy Coley for an 11-yard touchdown, cutting the margin to just one point.

What happened next shocked Miami fans throughout Hard Rock Stadium.

Miami kicker Michael Badgley had made 72 consecutive extra points, but a 73rd wasn't in the cards. Florida State's DeMarcus Walker jumped up and barely tipped the ball, which had enough of an effect to push the ball to the left of the field goal post. The blocked extra point ensured the Miami loss.

Ugly incident derails game

In the third quarter, Kaaya lost a tooth after a helmet-to-helmet hit by Matthew Thomas, who was called for targeting, which warrants an automatic ejection. In the fourth quarter, retribution was seemingly paid when Miami's Jamal Carter was called for targeting against Kermit Whitfield. After a review of the play, the call stood, and Carter was kicked out of the game.

Reminiscent of the baseball game in Toronto on Tuesday, fans who disagreed with the call began throwing all sorts of debris on to the field, including exploding beer cans. The game was delayed for several minutes as the field required cleaning and maintenance.

Coming up next

Florida State will take some momentum into their home game against Wake Forest, a team looking improved this season but still in the lower rungs of the ACC.

Miami's playoff hopesare in serious jeopardy after losing their first game; they host North Carolina, who was dominated at home by the upstart Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday.

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