With its third chance to win the game, Texas (3-2, 2-0 Big 12) secured the win when Warren carried a mass of humanity into the end zone on third-and-goal from the two.
The path to victory was a roller coaster ride for Miami (4-0, 2-0 ACC), who went into the locker room down, 3-0, at half time. But their attack began clicking after the break.
On first offensive play of the second half for FSU, highly scrutinized UM cornerback Dee Delaney intercepts Blackman.
Sophomore cornerback Carlos Becker III, a Kissimmee Osceola alum, broke into FSU's defensive rotation against the Hurricanes after missing the first three games of the season due to a high ankle sprain. On third-and-10 at the 34-yard line, facing the possibility of a long field goal, Rosier completed an 11-yard pass to Berrios to move the chains. Adjustments made by Miami head coach Mark Richt at halftime proved to be a challenge for the Seminoles defense in the second half, but they still held a close game. Miami forces fourth down - it gets the ball back on the 20. In the first half, the Hurricanes got no further than their own 44-yard line.
"It came down to the end they made one more play, got the one inch they needed to get the touchdown and do the things which they needed to do". A key play was a third-and-10 conversion from Rosier to Braxton Berrios that took the ball to the FSU 23, setting up the game-winning play.
Fisher also offered words of praise for running backs Jacques Patrick and Cam Akers.
In the first half of Saturday's annual showdown between Florida State and Miami, the Hurricanes ran 30 plays for 57 total yards and zero points. Rosier nearly picked off while feeling pressure in own end zone. That put the Seminoles ahead 20-17 with just 1:24 on the clock.
"It was a long time coming for our players, coaches and especially the fans", Miami Coach Mark Richt said. Jones recovered Murray's fumble to set up an early Miami field goal, and a fumble by Jay Ajayi led to the Titans' first score on a field goal.
Book threw for a score and had two interceptions.
For Miami to confidently take aim at ending a division title drought, it had to first end its rivalry drought with the Seminoles. Replacement Matt Cassel went 21 for 32 for 141 yards and was sacked six times.
The Turnover Chain is alive and well.
The Spartans (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) have beaten MI eight times in a 10-year stretch for the first time in a series that dates to 1898. He rushed for 204 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries September 23 against Toledo, the game in which he rolled the other (left) ankle.