1989 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1989 Florida State Seminoles football
Florida State Seminoles old logo.svg
Fiesta Bowl champion
Fiesta Bowl, W 41–17 vs. Nebraska
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 2
AP No. 3
1989 record 10–2
Head coach Bobby Bowden (14th season)
Offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews (6th season)
Home stadium Doak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami         11 1 0
No. 2 Notre Dame         12 1 0
No. 3 Florida State         10 2 0
Northern Illinois         9 2 0
No. 15 Penn State         8 3 1
No. 17 Pittsburgh         8 3 1
No. 21 West Virginia         8 3 1
Syracuse         8 4 0
Southwestern Louisiana         7 4 0
Akron         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 4 1
Virginia Tech         6 4 1
Louisiana Tech         5 4 1
Army         6 5 0
Louisville         6 5 0
East Carolina         5 5 1
Tulsa         6 6 0
Southern Miss         5 6 0
Tulane         4 8 0
Navy         3 8 0
Rutgers         2 7 2
Boston College         2 9 0
Memphis         2 9 0
Cincinnati         1 9 1
Temple         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1989 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 2 12:30 p.m. vs. Southern Miss No. 6 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL TBS L 26–30   48,746
September 9 7:30 p.m. No. 10 Clemson No. 16 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ESPN L 23–34   61,897
September 16 7:30 p.m. at No. 21 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPN W 31–21   75,524
September 23 7:00 p.m. Tulane Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 59–9   61,613
October 7 1:30 p.m. at No. 17 Syracuse No. 22 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY W 41–10   49,832
October 14 12:00 p.m. at Virginia Tech No. 19 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA SUN W 41–7   41,832
October 21 7:30 p.m. No. 11 Auburn No. 14 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ESPN W 22–14   62,711
October 28 8:00 p.m. No. 2 Miami (FL) No. 9 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ESPN W 24–10   62,602
November 4 2:00 p.m. South Carolinadagger No. 6 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 35–10   61,852
November 18 2:00 p.m. Memphis State No. 5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 57–20   57,511
December 2 7:30 p.m. at Florida No. 6 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Rivalry) ESPN W 24–17   75,154
January 1 4:30 p.m. vs. No. 6 Nebraska No. 5 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) NBC W 41–17   73,953
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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