CLEMSON, S.C. -- Florida State now has a seat at the big-boy table.
The Seminoles shredded Clemson's defense for 564 yards. And frustrated Tigers quarterback Tajh Boyd into turnover after turnover.
The showdown between two of the nation's top 5 teams, just the fourth time it happened with two ACC teams facing off, was instead a one-sided knockout by the Seminoles.
Florida State's reward? The Seminoles (6-0) are in the national championship hunt along with No. 1 Alabama (7-0), No. 2 Oregon (which was 6-0 going into Saturday's late game against Washington State) and No. 4 Ohio State (7-0).
The problem? There can only be reservations for two at the national championship game in Pasadena, Calif., in January. The four teams will have to sort it out in what should be an entertaining second half of the season.
Lamarcus Joyner forced two fumbles and had an interception in the first 12 minutes of the game, and Jameis Winston threw for a career-high 444 yards and three touchdown passes a...