1978 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1978 Florida State Seminoles football
Florida State Seminoles old logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1978 record8–3
Head coachBobby Bowden (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorGeorge Henshaw
Defensive coordinatorJack Stanton
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 47,413)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Penn State           11 1 0
North Texas State           9 2 0
East Carolina           9 3 0
Navy           9 3 0
No. 7 Notre Dame           9 3 0
Rutgers           9 3 0
Florida State           8 3 0
Temple           7 3 1
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Holy Cross           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           6 4 1
Georgia Tech           7 5 0
Hawaii           6 5 0
Miami           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 5 1
William & Mary           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Villanova           5 6 0
Army           4 6 1
Memphis State           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Virginia Tech           4 7 0
Air Force           3 8 0
Colgate           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Syracuse           3 8 0
Illinois State           2 9 0
West Virginia           2 9 0
Boston College           0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 9at SyracuseNo. 17W 28–024,272
September 16Oklahoma StateNo. 16W 38–2040,338
September 23at Miami (FL)No. 13ABCW 31–2125,002
September 30HoustonNo. 10
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
L 21–2741,142
October 7CincinnatiNo. 18
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 26–2139,599
October 14at Mississippi StateNo. 15L 27–5536,000
October 21at No. 16 PittsburghL 3–755,104
October 28at Southern MissW 38–1623,248
November 11Virginia Tech
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
W 24–1438,654
November 18Navydagger
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ABCW 38–645,795
November 25Florida
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry)
W 38–2148,432

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