10. Lonnie Pryor 60-yard touchdown against Northern Illinois
One of the most selfless players to ever don the garnet and gold, Pryor finally got his moment in the 2012 Orange Bowl. In his final game as a Seminole he scored not one, but two long touchdown runs and helped Florida State win their first BCS game since 2000.
9. Mario Edwards Jr. scoop and score against Clemson
In a battle of No. 3 Clemson and No. 5 Florida State, the Seminoles proved to be the far better team in 2013. Leading 10-0 Lamarcus Joyner came on a blitz and forced the Tahj Boyd fumble. Big Mario Edwards Jr. picked up the fumble and raced 37 yards for the score. The Seminoles would go on to trounce the Tigers 51-14.
8. Dalvin Cook scores the game-winning touchdown against Miami.
In his first game against hometown Miami, Dalvin Cook was in his element. The true freshman running back ran for 92 yards on just 7 carries. None of the carries were bigger than his last when Cook took the handoff and made multiple Hurricane defenders miss on the way to the endzone. Cook threw up the 305 symbol, Miami's area code, with 3:05 remaining in the game.
7. Winston’s touchdown run against Oklahoma State
In the opening game of the 2014 season Florida State got more than it bargained for from the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Midway through the third quarter Oklahoma State had pulled within three points before Winston took to the ground in an incredible run that had him leaping over Guard Josue Matias and juking Cowboy defenders on the way to the endzone.
6. Rashad catches 74-yard touchdown pass to tie Clemson
Florida State was forced to play the 2014 Clemson game without Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, and the game looked bleak until Rashad Greene tied the game with a long touchdown reception. Backup quarterback Sean Maguire had struggled against the nations No. 1 defense until halfway through the fourth quarter. Maguire took an inexcusable sack on first down, but on second down Greene was able to shake off Mackensie Alexander, who fell down, and Maguire hit the wide open Greene to tie the game at 17.
5. Kenny Shaw’s Hail Mary grab against Boston College
In what would be the Seminoles closest game in 2013, Kenny Shaw and Jameis Winston hooked up for a 55-yard touchdown pass as the first half expired. Winston shook off multiple defenders before launching a 55-yard bomb that Kenny Shaw hauled in with a defender hanging all over him. It would give Florida State their first lead of the game, and one they would not relinquish.
4. Eddie Goldman forces a Clemson fumble to save the game
Florida State seemed to have little hope remaining as Clemson was driving for the game winning score in 2014. Backup quarterback Sean Maguire had thrown an interception with little time remaining and Clemson moved into the redzone with ease. With 1:36 remaining in the game Seminole defensive tackle Eddie Goldman stripped Clemson running back CJ Davidson at the Florida State 20. Florida State would run out the clock to overtime before beating the Tigers for the third straight year on a Karlos Williams touchdown run.
3. Kermit Whitfield’s 100-yard touchdown run against Auburn
In the 2013 National Championship game Auburn had just taken a 24-20 lead over the Seminoles with a Cody Parkey field goal. On the ensuing kickoff, Kermit Whitfield found a crease to the sideline as an Auburn player left his lane and another pulled up with a hamstring injury. Whitfield raced down the sideline to give Florida State their first lead since the first quarter.
2. Kelvin Benjamin sheds Florida defenders on his way to the endzone
For nearly a quarter and a half the Florida defense had held the potent Seminole offense in check. That was until wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin scored his first of three touchdowns on the day. Benjamin took a 20 yard pass and ran over, around, and through four Gator defenders on his way to the endzone.
1. Kelvin Benjamin National Championship catch
With less than 20 seconds remaining in the game Florida State was on the Auburn 2 yard line. Kelvin Benjamin came across the middle on a slant route and cut in front of Iron Bowl hero Chris Davis. Benjamin used is 6-foot-6 frame to high point the football well over Davis and came down with the National Championship winning touchdown catch. It has gone down as one of the best moments in Seminole history.