1983 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1983 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Peach Bowl Champions
Conference Independent
1983 record 8-4
Head coach Bobby Bowden (8th year)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Jack Stanton
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 55,246)
Seasons
« 1982 1984 »
1983 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Miami           11 1 0
Virginia Tech           9 2 0
#19 Boston College           9 3 0
#16 West Virginia           9 3 0
#20 East Carolina           8 3 0
#18 Pittsburgh           8 3 1
Penn State           8 4 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Memphis           6 4 1
Florida State           8 4 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Cincinnati           4 6 1
Southwestern Louisiana           4 6 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Rutgers           3 8 0
Army           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Florida State Seminoles football team represented the Florida State University in the 1983 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 Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM East Carolina #7 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 47–46   46,261
September 10 3:00 PM at #13 LSU #12 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ABC W 40–35   79,665
September 17 2:30 PM at Tulane #9 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 28-34 (Tulane forfeit)   35,463
October 1 2:30 PM at #10 Auburn #17 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 24–27   75,625
October 8 1:30 PM at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 16–17   52,102
October 15 7:00 PM Cincinnatidagger Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 43–17   55,102
October 20 8:00 PM Louisville Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 51–7   42,117
October 29 10:30 PM at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 29–26   69,986
November 5 7:00 PM South Carolina Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 45–30   52,542
November 12 7:00 PM #6 Miami Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Miami–Florida State rivalry) NBC L 16–17   57,333
December 3 12:30 PM at #12 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) CBS L 14–53   74,113
December 30 3:00 PM vs. North Carolina Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) CBS W 28–3   25,648
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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