1985 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1985 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Gator Bowl Champions
Gator Bowl, W 34–23 vs. Oklahoma State
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #13
AP #15
1985 record 9–3
Head coach Bobby Bowden (10th year)
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Penn State           11 1 0
#9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
#15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1985 college football season. The Seminoles offense scored 402 points while the defense allowed 258 points. Led by head coach Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles competed in the Gator Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 12:30 PM at Tulane #19 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA WTBS W 38–12   37,478
September 7 3:00 PM at #10 Nebraska #17 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE ABC W 17–13   75,943
September 21 12:00 PM Memphis State #6 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL WTBS W 19–10   54,877
September 28 7:00 PM Kansas #4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 24–20   57,135
October 12 12:30 PM at #12 Auburn #4 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL WTBS L 27–59   75,000
October 19 7:00 PM Tulsa #13 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 76–14   53,500
October 26 1:00 PM at North Carolina #11 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 20–10   50,132
November 2 3:30 PM #11 Miami (FL) #10 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 27–35   61,250
November 9 7:45 PM South Carolina #16 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ESPN W 56–14   54,121
November 16 7:00 PM Western Carolina #15 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 50–10   52,778
November 30 12:30 PM at #6 Florida #12 Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) L 14–38   74,461
December 30 8:00 PM vs. #19 Oklahoma State #18 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) ABC W 34–23   79,417
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1986 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Hassan Jones Wide Receiver 5 120 Minnesota Vikings
John Ionata Guard 9 242 Dallas Cowboys
Cletis Jones Running Back 10 276 New England Patriots
Garth Jax Linebacker 11 296 Dallas Cowboys
Jesse Solomon Linebacker 12 318 Minnesota Vikings
Isaac Williams Defensive Tackle 12 326 Indianapolis Colts

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