1980 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1980 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Orange Bowl, L 17–18 vs. Oklahoma
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #5
1980 record 10–2
Head coach Bobby Bowden (5th year)
Offensive coordinator George Henshaw
Defensive coordinator Jack Stanton
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 51,094)
Seasons
« 1979 1981 »
1980 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
#5 Florida State           10 2 0
#8 Penn State           10 2 0
#9 Notre Dame           9 2 1
#18 Miami           9 3 0
Southern Miss           9 3 0
Navy           8 4 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
Boston College           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           7 4 0
Rutgers           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Tulane           7 5 0
Colgate           5 4 1
North Texas           6 5 0
Villanova           6 5 0
West Virginia           6 6 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Richmond           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
East Carolina           4 7 0
Illinois State           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Army           3 7 1
Holy Cross           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
Memphis           2 9 0
William & Mary           2 9 0
Georgia Tech           1 9 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Florida State Seminoles football team represented the Florida State University in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 at LSU #13 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 16–0   77,535
September 13 Louisville #10 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 52–0   52,623
September 20 East Carolina #9 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 63–7   50,547
September 27 at Miami #9 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Miami–Florida State rivalry) L 9–10   50,008
October 4 at #3 Nebraska #16 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 18–14   76,152
October 11 #4 Pittsburgh #11 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 36–22   52,894
October 18 Boston Collegedagger #7 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 41–7   52,396
October 25 at Memphis State #6 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN ABC W 24–3   28,778
November 1 Tulsa #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 45–2   47,683
November 8 Virginia Tech #3 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 31–7   51,487
December 6 #19 Florida #3 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) ABC W 17–13   53,772
January 1 vs. #4 Oklahoma #2 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) NBC L 17–18   71,043
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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