Seminoles nip Miami

Published 6:37 pm Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Gary Cismesia took his final warmup kick on the sideline, rubbed his head, fastened his helmet strap and jogged onto the field. He looked cool and calm, then did what so many Florida State kickers over the years could not.

He beat Miami.

Cismesia’s 33-yard field goal with 8:06 left lifted the 11th-ranked Seminoles to a 13-10 win over No. 12 Miami on Monday night.

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Michael Ray Garvin intercepted Kyle Wright’s final pass with 29 seconds left, sealing the victory.

It was the second straight win in the series for the Seminoles, who also eked out a three-point win over their Sunshine State rival in last season’s opener.