1983 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1983 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Peach Bowl champion
Conference Independent
1983 record 8–4
Head coach Bobby Bowden (8th year)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Jack Stanton
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 55,246)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Miami           11 1 0
Virginia Tech           9 2 0
#19 Boston College           9 3 0
#16 West Virginia           9 3 0
#20 East Carolina           8 3 0
#18 Pittsburgh           8 3 1
Penn State           8 4 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Memphis           6 4 1
Florida State           8 4 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Cincinnati           4 6 1
Southwestern Louisiana           4 6 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Rutgers           3 8 0
Army           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 p.m. East Carolina No. 7 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 47–46   46,261
September 10 3:00 p.m. at No. 13 LSU No. 12 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ABC W 40–35   79,665
September 17 2:30 p.m. at Tulane No. 9 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 28-34 (Tulane forfeit)   35,463
October 1 2:30 p.m. at No. 10 Auburn No. 17 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 24–27   75,625
October 8 1:30 p.m. at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 16–17   52,102
October 15 7:00 p.m. Cincinnatidagger Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 43–17   55,102
October 20 8:00 p.m. Louisville Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 51–7   42,117
October 29 10:30 p.m. at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 29–26   69,986
November 5 7:00 p.m. South Carolina Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 45–30   52,542
November 12 7:00 p.m. No. 6 Miami (FL) Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) WSVN L 16–17   57,333
December 3 12:30 p.m. at No. 12 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) CBS L 14–53   74,113
December 30 3:00 PM vs. North Carolina Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) CBS W 28–3   25,648
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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