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FSU Settles Lawsuit With Woman Who Accused Quarterback of Rape

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    FSU Settles Lawsuit With Woman Who Accused Quarterback of Rape
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    Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, is pictured in this file photo from Nov. 21, 2015.

    Florida State University says it's settling a lawsuit with a woman who said she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston.

    FSU President John Thrasher announced terms Monday, saying FSU will pay Erica Kinsman $250,000 and her attorneys $700,000.

    Thrasher said the university is settling to avoid spending millions on the lawsuit.

    Kinsman alleges the university failed to respond to allegations that Winston sexually assaulted her. She has a separate lawsuit pending against Winston.

    Winston, now starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, denied Kinsman's allegation. FSU cleared him of wrongdoing.

    A prosecutor didn't press criminal charges, saying there were gaps in Kinsman's story and insufficient evidence for a conviction.

    The Associated Press doesn't routinely identify people who say they're sexual assault victims. However, Kinsman told her story publicly in a documentary and filed lawsuits.