Bert Reed's 3-yard touchdown run with 1:36 left lifted Florida State to a 45-42 win over North Carolina State on Saturday.
N.C. State took its first lead in the game at 42-38 with 3:50 left when Russell Wilson found Jarvis Williams for his third touchdown catch of the game.
Jermaine Thomas ran for a career high 186 yards and a pair of touchdowns and freshman Chris Thompson scored twice on short runs for the Seminoles (4-4, 2/3 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Wilson threw for 349 yards and a career-best five TDs in a losing effort for the Wolfpack (3-5, 0-4).
The smallest home crowd at Florida State since 1993, 67,712, witnessed the game.
FSU Wins Shootout 45-42
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