Jameis Winston Throws Game-Winning TD with 13 Seconds Left to Win BCS Title

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 7, 2014

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With 79 seconds remaining in the BCS National Championship Game, Auburn took a 31-27 lead over Florida State. The Seminoles needed a touchdown, and they got one.

Quarterback Jameis Winston led an 80-yard drive, which was capped off by a two-yard touchdown catch by Kelvin Benjamin. 

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The 6'5" receiver was able to use his size to go up and get Winston's pass for the lead.

The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner was clutch on the final drive, via ESPN's SportsCenter:

Jameis Winston was 6-7 for 77 yards on the go-ahead drive. #Clutch

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 7, 2014

Winston's game-winning touchdown pass gave the Seminoles a 34-31 lead over the Tigers with only 13 seconds to play. Florida State outscored Auburn 21-10 in the fourth quarter.

Auburn was unable to pull off one more miracle. Florida State's defense held on the ensuing drive to give the Seminoles their first national championship since 1999.