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No. 1 Florida State Set to Host No. 22 Clemson

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Miami, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Miami, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Clemson has not forgotten the debacle that took place against Florida State on its home turf last season. The Tigers were ranked No...




  • In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) throws during the first half of the NCAA BCS National Championship college football game against Auburn in Pasadena, Calif. Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

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  • Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers dives over Jalen Mills #18 of the LSU Tigers for a touchdown in the second quarter at NRG Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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  • Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston rolls out of the pocket in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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  • Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney talks to players on the field in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 45-21. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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  • Dark clouds move over Ben Hill Griifin Stadium at Florida Field during a weather delay before the start of an NCAA college football game between Florida and Idaho in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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  • West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett (9 throws a pass against Alabama in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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  • In this Sept. 11, 2010, photo shows Florida State players and coaches run onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. A new era in college football is here. After years of deriding the BCS, fans will finally get what they wanted with the new College Football Playoff. The top-ranked Seminoles open the season on Saturday against Oklahoma State in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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  • Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon (12) runs for a first down against UNLV during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

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  • Steve Sarkisian speaks at a press conference introducing him as the new USC head football coach at the John McKay Center at the University of Southern California on December 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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  • Head coach Frank Beamer of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates their 17-10 win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium on September 26, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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  • Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops answers a question during a news conference in Norman, Okla., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Some uncertainties have cleared up as No. 4 Oklahoma prepares to open the season Saturday against Louisiana Tech. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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  • South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier gestures during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

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  • This undated photo provided by the University of Southern California sports information office shows defensive back Josh Shaw. The university is investigating his story that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning. Head football coach Steve Sarkisian said USC has received calls contradicting Shaw's detailed claims about his two high ankle sprains.  (AP Photo/University of Southern California)

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  • FILE - In this Aug, 3, 2014, file photo, Florida head football coach Will Muschamp fields questions from the media during an NCAA college football Media Day, in Gainesville, Fla. Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others. A few coaches in high-profile positions heading into 2014 very much in need of winning records and quality victories. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)

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