1997 Florida State Seminoles football team

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1997 Florida State Seminoles football
Florida State Seminoles old logo.svg
ACC champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 31–14 vs. Ohio State
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
1997 record11–1 (8–0 ACC)
Head coachBobby Bowden (22nd season)
Offensive coordinatorMark Richt (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews (14th season)
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 80,000)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
No. 6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
No. 25 Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 63:30 p.m.at No. 21 USC*No. 5ABCW 14–772,783
September 133:30 p.m.MarylandNo. 6ABCW 50–772,238
September 203:30 p.m.at No. 15 ClemsonNo. 5ABCW 35–2880,939
October 412:00 p.m.Miami (FL)*No. 4
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida (Rivalry)
ABCW 47–080,165
October 117:00 p.m.at DukeNo. 4PPVW 51–2721,557
October 183:30 p.m.No. 25 Georgia TechNo. 3
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida
ABCW 38–078,157
October 257:00 p.m.at VirginiaNo. 3ESPNW 47–2145,300
November 13:30 p.m.NC StatedaggerNo. 3
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida
ABCW 48–3571,415
November 87:30 p.m.at No. 5 North CarolinaNo. 2ESPNW 20–362,000
November 1512:00 p.m.Wake ForestNo. 1
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida
JPSW 58–770,026
November 223:30 p.m.at No. 10 Florida*No. 1CBSL 29–3285,677
January 18:00 p.m.vs. No. 10 Ohio State*No. 4ABCW 31–1467,289

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Boyles, Bob. "50 Years of College Football" 2007.
  2. ^ http://nolefan.org/summary/f1997.html

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