1999 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1999 Florida State Seminoles football
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Consensus National Champions
Sugar Bowl Champions
ACC Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #1
AP #1
1999 record 12–0 (8–0 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Bowden (24th year)
Offensive coordinator Mark Richt
Offensive scheme Pro Style
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews
Base defense 4–3 Multiple
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 80,000)
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Florida State   8 0         12 0  
#17 Georgia Tech   5 3         8 4  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   5 3         6 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 6  
Duke   3 5         3 8  
Maryland   2 6         5 6  
North Carolina   2 6         3 8  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Florida State Seminoles football team was the national champion of the 1999 college football season. The team finished with a perfect 12–0 record, and was the first in NCAA history to go "wire-to-wire," being ranked continuously as the nation's #1 team from the preseason through the bowl season.

Schedule[edit]

FSU's two National Championships:1993 and 1999
Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 5:00 PM Louisiana Tech* #1 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 W 41–7   72,702
September 11 8:00 PM #10 Georgia Tech #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 41–35   80,187
September 18 3:30 PM #20 NC State #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 42–11   80,040
September 25 3:30 PM at North Carolina #1 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ABC W 42–10   60,000
October 2 12:00 PM vs. Duke #1 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL JPS W 51–23   37,310
October 9 12:00 PM #19 Miami (FL)* #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 31–21   80,976
October 16 7:00 PM Wake Forest #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL PPV W 33–10   78,105
October 23 7:00 PM at Clemson #1 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry/Bowden Bowl) ESPN W 17–14   86,092
October 30 7:00 PM at Virginia #1 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Jefferson–Eppes Trophy) ESPN W 35–10   47,900
November 13 3:30 PM Maryland #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 49–10   80,340
November 20 8:00 PM at #4 Florida* #1 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) CBS W 30–23   85,747
January 4, 2000 8:00 PM vs. #2 Virginia Tech* #1 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC W 46–29   79,280
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Season Recap[edit]

Louisiana Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 0 0 7
Seminoles 7 7 17 10 41

Georgia Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Yellow Jackets 7 14 7 7 35
Seminoles 7 21 10 3 41

N.C. State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolfpack 3 0 8 0 11
Seminoles 3 15 14 10 42

North Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 28 7 7 0 42
Tar Heels 0 3 7 0 10

Duke[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 0 0 13 10 23
Seminoles 21 23 0 7 51

Miami[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hurricanes 14 7 0 0 21
Seminoles 14 7 3 7 31

Wake Forest[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Demon Deacons 3 0 0 7 10
Seminoles 6 3 14 10 33

Clemson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 3 0 11 3 17
Tigers 0 14 0 0 14

Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 0 7 14 14 35
Cavaliers 0 10 0 0 10

Maryland[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Terrapins 0 3 0 7 10
Seminoles 7 21 14 7 49

Florida[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 7 6 10 7 30
Gators 0 6 10 7 23

Sugar Bowl vs. Virginia Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hokies 7 7 15 0 29
Seminoles 14 14 0 18 46

Starting lineup[edit]

Offense[edit]

Pos Number Name Class
QB 16 Chris Weinke JR
RB 23 Travis Minor JR
FB 10 Dan Kendra SR
WR 9 Peter Warrick SR
WR 80 Ron Dugans SR
TE 85 Ryan Sprague JR
LT 72 Brett Williams FR
LG 68 Jason Whitaker SR
C 57 Eric Thomas SR
RG 64 Justin Amman JR
RT 60 Tarlos Thomas JR

Defense[edit]

Pos Number Name Class
E 58 Jamal Reynolds JR
NT 53 Corey Simon SR
T 92 Jerry Johnson SR
E 56 Roland Seymour JR
WLB 29 Tommy Polley JR
MLB 44 Bradley Jennings SO
SLB 55 Brian Allen JR
CB 27 Tay Cody JR
ROV 6 Derrick Gibson JR
FS 18 Sean Key SR
CB 15 Mario Edwards SR

Special Teams[edit]

Pos. Number Name Class
K 38 Sebastian Janikowski JR
KR 28 Travis Minor JR
PR 9 Peter Warrick SR

Statistics[edit]

  • QB Chris Weinke: 232/377 (61.5%) for 3,103 yards (8.23) with 25 TD vs. 14 INT (3.71%).
  • RB Travis Minor: 180 carries for 815 yards (4.53) with 7 TD. 16 catches for 102 yards and 0 TD.
  • WR Peter Warrick: 71 catches for 934 yards (13.15) with 8 TD. 16 carries for 96 yards (6.00) and 3 TD.
  • WR Ron Dugans: 43 catches for 644 yards (14.98) with 3 TD.
  • WR Marvin Minnis: 19 catches for 257 yards (13.53) with 3 TD.
  • WR Laveranues Coles: 12 catches for 179 yards (14.92) with 1 TD.
  • WR Anquan Boldin: 12 catches for 115 yards (9.58) with 2 TD. 4 carries for 33 yards (8.25) and 0 TD.
  • K Sebastian Janikowski: 23 FGM and 47 XPM.
  • P Austin Haywood: 1 punt for 73 yards
  • First team in history to go wire to wire #1 in all three major polls.

Awards and honors[edit]

First Team All-Americans[edit]

Individual Award Winners[edit]

References[edit]