1988 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1988 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Sugar Bowl Champions
Sugar Bowl vs. Auburn, W 13-7
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #3
AP #3
1988 record 11-1
Head coach Bobby Bowden (13th year)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
« 1987 1989 »
1988 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Notre Dame           12 0 0
#2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
#3 Florida State           11 1 0
#5 West Virginia           11 1 0
Southern Miss           10 2 0
#13 Syracuse           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
Louisville           8 3 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Northern Illinois           7 4 0
Pittsburgh           6 5 0
Memphis           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwest Louisiana           6 5 0
Akron           5 6 0
Penn State           5 6 0
Tulane           5 6 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulsa           4 7 0
Boston College           3 8 0
Cincinnati           3 8 0
East Carolina           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Virginia Tech           3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Florida State Seminoles football team represented the Florida State University in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games in Doak Campbell Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 9:00 PM at #6 Miami #1 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Miami–Florida State rivalry) CBS L 0–31   77,836
September 10 7:00 PM Southern Miss #10 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 49–13   53,129
September 17 2:30 PM at #3 Clemson #10 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC CBS W 24–21   85,576
September 24 4:00 PM Michigan State #9 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ESPN W 30–7   61,757
October 1 8:00 PM at Tulane #6 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 48–28   34,364
October 8 2:00 PM Georgia Southerndagger #6 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 28–10   59,109
October 15 2:00 PM East Carolina #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 45–21   56,391
October 22 2:00 PM Louisiana Tech #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 66–3   51,703
November 5 8:00 PM at #15 South Carolina #5 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ESPN W 59–0   75,000
November 12 7:00 PM Virginia Tech #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 41–14   50,910
November 26 7:30 PM Florida #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) ESPN W 52–17   61,934
January 2 8:00 PM vs. #7 Auburn #4 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC W 13–7   75,098
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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