FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston warms up before a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Florida State University said Monday, Jan. 25, 2016,
Paul Sancya, File
January 26, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State University's booster organization will pay most of the defense fees from a lawsuit brought by a former student who said the school failed to adequately investigate allegations that she was raped by quarterback Jameis Winston.

Seminole Boosters Chairman David Rancourt said in an email to members that the organization will pay about $1.3 million of the university's $1.7 million legal fees. The state's Risk Management Fund will pay the remainder and the $950,000 settlement to Erica Kinsman and her attorneys. The Title IX lawsuit was settled Monday.

Rancourt said the group has long provided supplemental funding to be used by the school.

Those funds came from money generated by business operations and not private donations that fund student-athlete scholarships and athletics.

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