1984 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1984 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Citrus Bowl, T 17–17 vs. Georgia
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 19
AP No. 17
1984 record 7–3–2
Head coach Bobby Bowden (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews (1st year)
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 55,246)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Boston College           10 2 0
#11 South Carolina           10 2 0
Army           8 3 1
Rutgers           7 3 0
#17 Florida State           7 3 2
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
West Virginia           8 4 0
#18 Miami (FL)           8 5 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Penn State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Navy           4 6 1
Southern Miss           4 7 0
Pittsburgh           3 7 1
Tulane           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Running back Greg Allen became the first Heisman finalist at Florida State, finishing in seventh place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 p.m. East Carolina No. 20 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 48–17   54,211
September 15 1:30 p.m. at Kansas No. 18 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 42–16   38,600
September 22 4:00 p.m. at No. 4 Miami (FL) No. 15 Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) CBS W 38–3   60,210
September 29 7:00 p.m. Temple No. 9 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 44–27   56,892
October 6 8:30 p.m. at Memphis State No. 6 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN T 17–17   27,740
October 13 7:00 p.m. No. 16 Auburn No. 9 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL L 41–42   58,671
October 20 7:00 p.m. Tulane No. 15 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 27–6   54,785
November 3 7:30 p.m. at Arizona State No. 14 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 52–44   68,574
November 10 3:30 p.m. at No. 5 South Carolina No. 11 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ABC L 26–38   75,000
November 17 7:00 p.m. Chattanoogadagger No. 17 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 37–0   55,443
December 1 3:30 p.m. No. 3 Florida No. 12 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 17–27   58,930
December 22 12:30 p.m. vs. Georgia No. 15 Florida Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Citrus Bowl) NBC T 17–17   51,821
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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