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Utah Utes

Miami-FSU tee it up; NW-Michigan, Cal-Utah in league games

Way back when, a 5-foot-6, 145-pound kicker nicknamed "Flea" trotted over to the sideline and told the big guy wearing a jacket and tie, holding his trademark pipe and looking anxious, "Coach, this one's for you." With that, Jeff Davis kicked a dramatic 19-yard field goal on the last play in the final regular-season game in 1983 that sent Miami to a 17-16 win over Florida State and on to its first national championship. It was one of the rare times this intense rivalry produced a field goal that lifted a team to victory. Oh, there have been quite a few memorable attempts since — none of them good and all of them flubs by Florida State, as in Wide Right I, II,...