1989 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1989 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Fiesta Bowl Champions
Fiesta Bowl vs. Nebraska, W 41–17
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #3
1989 record 10–2
Head coach Bobby Bowden (14th year)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
« 1988 1990 »
1989 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Miami         11 1 0
#2 Notre Dame         12 1 0
#3 Florida State         10 2 0
Northern Illinois         9 2 0
#15 Penn State         8 3 1
#17 Pittsburgh         8 3 1
#21 West Virginia         8 3 1
Syracuse         8 4 0
Southwestern Louisiana         7 4 0
Akron         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 4 1
Virginia Tech         6 4 1
Louisiana Tech         5 4 1
Army         6 5 0
Louisville         6 5 0
East Carolina         5 5 1
Tulsa         6 6 0
Southern Miss         5 6 0
Tulane         4 8 0
Navy         3 8 0
Rutgers         2 7 2
Boston College         2 9 0
Memphis         2 9 0
Cincinnati         1 9 1
Temple         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Florida State Seminoles football team represented the Florida State University in the 1989 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 2 12:30 PM vs. Southern Miss #6 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL WTBS L 26–30   48,746
September 9 7:30 PM #10 Clemson #16 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN L 23–34   61,897
September 16 7:30 PM at #21 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPN W 31–21   75,524
September 23 7:00 PM Tulane Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 59–9   61,613
October 7 1:30 PM at #17 Syracuse #22 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY W 41–10   49,832
October 14 12:00 PM at Virginia Tech #19 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA SUN W 41–7   41,832
October 21 7:30 PM #11 Auburn #14 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ESPN W 22–14   62,711
October 28 8:00 PM #2 Miami #9 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Miami–Florida State rivalry) ESPN W 24–10   62,602
November 4 2:00 PM South Carolinadagger #6 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 35–10   61,852
November 18 2:00 PM Memphis State #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 57–20   57,511
December 2 7:30 PM at Florida #6 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) ESPN W 24–17   75,154
January 1 4:30 PM vs. #6 Nebraska #5 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) NBC W 41–17   73,953
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Auburn[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Auburn 3 0 0 11 14
• Florida St 3 16 3 0 22

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Florida[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Florida St 7 3 7 7 24
Florida 3 7 0 7 17

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://nolefan.org/summary/f1989.html
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1989 Oct 22.
  3. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1989 Dec 3.
  4. ^ NoleFan.org