1971 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1971 Florida State Seminoles football
Fiesta Bowl, L 38–45 vs. Arizona State
Conference Independent
1971 record 8–4
Head coach Larry Jones (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Steve Sloan (1st year)
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 40,500)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Penn State         11 1 0
Boston College         9 2 0
#17 Houston         9 3 0
#13 Notre Dame         8 2 0
Utah State         8 3 0
Florida State         8 4 0
Cincinnati         7 4 0
West Virginia         7 4 0
Temple         6 2 1
Air Force         6 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Georgia Tech         6 6 0
New Mexico State         5 5 1
Northern Illinois         5 5 1
Syracuse         5 5 1
Dayton         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 7 0
Rutgers         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
Navy         3 8 0
Pittsburgh         3 8 0
Tulane         3 8 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1971 college football season. Larry Jones was head coach, Steve Sloan was an assistant coach/offensive coordinator, and Bill Parcells coached the linebackers.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 11 vs. Southern Mississippi Ernest F. Ladd Memorial StadiumMobile, AL W 24–9  
September 18 at Miami (FL) Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) W 20–17  
September 25 Kansas Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 30–7  
October 2 at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 17–3  
October 9 Mississippi Statedagger Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 27–9  
October 16 at Florida No. 19 Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) L 15–17  
October 23 South Carolina Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 49–18  
October 30 at Houston No. 19 AstrodomeHouston, TX L  7–14  
November 13 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L  6–12  
November 20 Tulsa Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 45–10  
November 27 Pittsburgh Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 31–13  
December 27 vs. No. 8 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) L 38–45  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FSU Football 1970–1979". Nolefan.org. Retrieved 2012-10-29.