1972 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1972 Florida State Seminoles football
Conference Independent
1972 record 7–4
Head coach Larry Jones (2nd year)
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium
Seasons
« 1971 1973 »

The 1972 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1972 college football season. The Seminoles began the season ranked #19 in the AP poll and rose to #13 (#20, #17, #16, #13 in the second through fifth weeks respectively) before falling out completely following their loss to Florida. They entered again at #17 after their victory against Colorado State, but dropped out again after the loss at Auburn.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 9 at Pittsburgh No. 19 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 19–7  
September 16 at Miami (FL) No. 20 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) W 37–14  
September 23 Virginia Tech No. 17 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 27–15  
September 30 at Kansas No. 16 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 44–22  
October 7 at Florida No. 13 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) L 13–42  
October 14 at Mississippi State Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 25–21  
October 21 Colorado State Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 37–0  
October 28 at No. 12 Auburn No. 17 Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 14–27  
November 4 Houston Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL L 27–31  
November 11 Tulsa Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 23–21  
November 18 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC W 21–24  
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

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