Maguire rallies No. 19 Florida State past NC State, 34-17
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Sean Maguire came off the bench to rally No. 19 Florida State to a 34-17 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday.
The Seminoles (8-2, 6-2 ACC, No. 16 CFP) trailed 17-7 in the second quarter when Maguire replaced Everett Golson. The junior led them to four straight scoring drives (two field goals, two touchdowns) to take control.
Maguire, who had started the past two games, was 18 of 28 for 231 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Golson had turnovers on three of five drives and finished 5 of 9 for 52 yards and two interceptions.
Dalvin Cook, who set Florida State's single-season rushing record, had 138 yards on 22 carries, including a 30-yard touchdown.
Jacoby Brissett accounted for 236 all-purpose yards for N.C. State (6-4, 2-4 ACC). He was 27 of 47 for 209 yards and a touchdown along a rushing touchdown.
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