1991 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1991 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Cotton Bowl Champions
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #4
1991 record 11–2
Head coach Bobby Bowden (16th year)
Offensive coordinator Brad Scott
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 East Carolina         11 1 0
#4 Florida State         11 2 0
#3 Penn State         11 2 0
#21 Tulsa         10 2 0
Louisiana Tech         8 1 2
#13 Notre Dame         10 3 0
Akron         5 6 0
Memphis         5 6 0
Army         4 7 0
Cincinnati         4 7 0
Southern Miss         4 7 0
South Carolina         3 6 2
Southwestern Louisiana         2 8 1
Louisville         2 9 0
Northern Illinois         2 9 0
Arkansas State         1 10 0
Navy         1 10 0
Tulane         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Florida State Seminoles football team finished the 1991 college football season ranked #4 in both polls. They started the season ranked #1, but were dropped in the rankings after Wide Right I. The Seminoles offense scored 449 points while the defense allowed 188 points. Led by head coach Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles competed in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 9:00 PM vs. #19 BYU* #1 Anaheim StadiumAnaheim, CA (Pigskin Classic) CBS W 44–28   38,363
September 7 7:00 PM Tulane* #1 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL PPV W 38–11   61,801
September 14 7:00 PM Western Michigan* #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL PPV W 58–0   60,913
September 28 12:00 PM at #3 Michigan* #1 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC W 51–31   106,145
October 5 3:30 PM #10 Syracuse* #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 46–14   61,231
October 12 1:00 PM Virginia Tech* #1 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL JPS W 33–20   58,991
October 19 2:00 PM Middle Tennessee State* #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 39–10   60,202
October 26 7:40 PM at LSU* #1 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPN W 27–16   71,019
November 2 8:00 PM at Louisville* #1 Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY W 40–15   34,270
November 9 12:00 PM South Carolina* #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL JPS W 38–10   60,244
November 16 12:00 PM #2 Miami (FL)* #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 16–17   63,442
November 30 12:00 PM at #5 Florida* #3 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 9–14   85,461
January 1 1:30 PM vs. #9 Texas A&M* #5 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 10–2   73,728
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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1991 Team Players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1992 NFL Draft.[2]

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Terrell Buckley Cornerback 1 5 Green Bay Packers
Amp Lee Running Back 2 45 San Francisco 49ers
Howard Dinkins Linebacker 3 73 Atlanta Falcons
Casey Weldon Quarterback 4 102 Philadelphia Eagles
Edgar Bennett Running Back 4 103 Green Bay Packers
Brad Johnson Quarterback 9 227 Minnesota Vikings

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Terrell Buckley, Jim Thorpe Award[3]
  • Casey Weldon, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award[4]

References[edit]