1987 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1987 Florida State Seminoles football
FSU Seminoles.svg
Fiesta Bowl champion
Fiesta Bowl, W 31–28 vs. Nebraska
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 2
AP No. 2
1987 record 11–1
Head coach Bobby Bowden (12th year)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews (4th year)
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Miami (FL)           12 0 0
#4 Syracuse           11 0 1
#2 Florida State           11 1 0
#15 South Carolina           8 4 0
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Penn State           8 4 0
#17 Notre Dame           8 4 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Northern Illinois           5 5 1
West Virginia           6 6 0
Tulane           6 6 0
Army           5 6 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Akron           4 7 0
Cincinnati           4 7 0
Louisville           3 7 1
Temple           3 8 0
Tulsa           3 8 0
Navy           2 9 0
Virginia Tech           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1987 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 5 7:00 p.m. Texas Tech No. 8 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 40–16   52,893
September 12 7:00 p.m. at East Carolina No. 8 Ficklen Memorial StadiumGreenville, NC W 44–3   33,937
September 19 7:00 p.m. Memphis State No. 7 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 41–24   50,191
September 26 1:00 p.m. at Michigan State No. 6 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 31–3   76,887
October 3 2:30 p.m. No. 3 Miami (FL) No. 4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) CBS L 25–26   62,561
October 10 2:00 p.m. at Southern Miss No. 6 M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS W 61–10   25,853
October 17 7:00 p.m. Louisville No. 4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 32–9   53,114
October 31 3:00 p.m. Tulanedagger No. 4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 73–14   53,210
November 7 2:30 p.m. at No. 6 Auburn No. 4 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL CBS W 34–6   85,170
November 14 2:00 p.m. Furman No. 4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 41–10   50,087
November 28 12:00 p.m. at Florida No. 3 Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Rivalry) CBS W 28–14   74,613
January 1 1:30 p.m. vs. No. 5 Nebraska No. 3 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) NBC W 31–28   72,112
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Florida State Football - 1987 Year In Review". Nolefan.org. Retrieved 2016-04-05.