Kermit Whitfield's 100-Yard Kickoff Return Gives Florida State Late Lead

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 6, 2014

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The Florida State Seminoles are using special teams to their advantage in the BCS National Championship Game against Auburn.

A 100-yard kickoff return by Levonte "Kermit" Whitfield gave Florida State its first lead since it was a 3-0 game in the first quarter.

Coach Jimbo Fisher ran down the sideline to follow the kickoff return:

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The touchdown gave the Seminoles a 27-24 lead with just over four minutes remaining in the title game, but Auburn would answer back to take the lead with just over a minute to play.