FSU Football 1980 - 1989
1980
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/06
A
LOUISIANA STATE W 16- 0
13
 
 
 
 
 
7-4
09/13
H
LOUISVILLE W 52- 0
10
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
09/20
H
EAST CAROLINA W 63- 7
9
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
09/27
A
MIAMI L 9-10
9
 
 
19
18
18
9-3
10/04
A
NEBRASKA W 18-14
16
 
3
3
7
7
10-2
10/11
H
PITTSBURGH W 36-22
11
 
4
3
2
2
11-1
10/18
H
BOSTON COLLEGE W 41- 7
7
7
 
 
 
 
7-4
10/25
A
MEMPHIS STATE W 24- 3
6
 
 
 
 
 
2-9
11/01
H
TULSA W 45- 2
5
5
 
 
 
 
8-3
11/08
H
VIRGINIA TECH W 31- 7
3
 
 
 
 
 
8-4
12/06
H
FLORIDA W 17-13
3
 
19
 
 
19
8-4
01/01
N
OKLAHOMA
Orange Bowl, Miami, Fl
L 17-18
2
 
4
 
3
3
10-2
       FSU RECORD IS  10- 2
       AGAINST TOP 25  3- 2
       FINAL  AP  -  5
       FINAL UPI  -  5

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1981
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/05
H
LOUISVILLE W 17- 0
19
13
 
 
 
 
5-6
09/12
H
MEMPHIS STATE W 10- 5
18
 
 
 
 
 
1-10
09/19
A
NEBRASKA L 14-34
19
 
17
 
11
9
9-3
10/03
A
OHIO STATE W 36-27
 
 
7
 
15
12
9-3
10/10
A
NOTRE DAME W 19-13
20
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
10/17
A
PITTSBURGH L 14-42
11
 
3
 
4
2
11-1
10/24
A
LOUISIANA STATE W 38-14
20
 
 
 
 
 
3-7-1
10/31
H
WESTERN CAROLINA W 56-31
17
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
11/07
H
MIAMI L 19-27
14
 
13
 
8
 
9-2
11/14
H
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI L 14-58
20
 
14
 
 
19
9-2-1
11/28
A
FLORIDA L 3-35
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-5
       FSU RECORD IS   6- 5
       AGAINST TOP 25  1- 4

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1982
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/04
H
CINCINNATI W 38-31
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
09/18
H
PITTSBURGH L 17-37
 
 
2
 
10
9
9-3
09/25
A
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI W 24-17
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-4
10/02
A
OHIO STATE W 34-17
 
 
 
 
12
12
9-3
10/09
H
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS W 59- 8
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
10/16
H
EAST CAROLINA W 56-17
19
 
 
 
 
 
7-4
10/30
A
MIAMI W 24- 7
14
 
16
 
 
 
7-4
11/06
A
SOUTH CAROLINA W 56-26
12
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
11/13
H
LOUISVILLE W 49-14
9
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
11/20
A
LOUISIANA STATE L 21-55
7
 
12
 
11
11
8-3-1
12/04
H
FLORIDA L 10-13
15
 
 
 
 
 
8-4
12/30
N
WEST VIRGINIA
Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fl
W 31-12
 
 
10
 
19
19
9-3
       FSU RECORD IS   9- 3
       AGAINST TOP 25  2- 2
       FINAL  AP  - 13
       FINAL UPI  - 10

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1983
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/03
H
EAST CAROLINA W 47-46
7
 
 
 
20
 
8-3
09/10
A
LOUISIANA STATE W 40-35
12
 
13
 
 
 
4-7
09/17
A
TULANE
Forfeit, 2/3/86, score was 28-34 Tulane
W 1- 0
9
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
10/01
A
AUBURN L 24-27
17
 
10
 
3
3
11-1
10/08
A
PITTSBURGH L 16-17
 
 
 
 
18
19
8-3-1
10/15
H
CINCINNATI W 43-17
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6-1
10/20
H
LOUISVILLE W 51- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-8
10/29
A
ARIZONA STATE W 29-26
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4-1
11/05
H
SOUTH CAROLINA W 45-30
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
11/12
H
MIAMI L 16-17
 
 
6
 
1
1
11-1
12/03
A
FLORIDA L 14-53
 
 
12
 
6
6
9-2-1
12/30
N
NORTH CAROLINA
Peach Bowl, Atlanta, Ga
W 28- 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-4
       FSU RECORD IS   8- 4
       AGAINST TOP 25  1- 3

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1984
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/01
H
EAST CAROLINA W 48-17
20
 
 
 
 
 
2-9
09/15
A
KANSAS W 42-16
18
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
09/22
A
MIAMI W 38- 3
15
 
4
 
18
 
8-5
09/29
H
TEMPLE W 44-27
9
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
10/06
A
MEMPHIS STATE T 17-17
6
 
 
 
 
 
5-5-1
10/13
H
AUBURN L 41-42
9
 
16
 
14
14
9-4
10/20
H
TULANE W 27- 6
15
 
 
 
 
 
3-8
11/03
A
ARIZONA STATE W 52-44
14
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
11/10
A
SOUTH CAROLINA L 26-38
11
 
5
 
11
13
10-2
11/17
H
UT-CHATTANOOGA W 37- 0
17
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
12/01
H
FLORIDA L 17-27
12
 
3
 
3
7
9-1-1
12/22
N
GEORGIA
Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Fl
T 17-17
15
 
 
 
 
 
7-4-1
       FSU RECORD IS   7- 3-2
       AGAINST TOP 25  1- 3
       FINAL  AP  - 17
       FINAL UPI  - 19

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1985
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
08/31
A
TULANE W 38-12
19
 
 
 
 
 
1-10
09/07
A
NEBRASKA W 17-13
17
 
10
 
11
10
9-3
09/21
H
MEMPHIS STATE W 19-10
6
 
 
 
 
 
2-7-2
09/28
H
KANSAS W 24-20
4
 
 
 
 
 
6-6
10/12
A
AUBURN L 27-59
4
 
12
 
 
 
8-4
10/19
H
TULSA W 76-14
13
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
10/26
A
NORTH CAROLINA W 20-10
11
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
11/02
H
MIAMI L 27-35
10
 
11
 
9
8
10-2
11/09
H
SOUTH CAROLINA W 56-14
16
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
11/16
H
WESTERN CAROLINA W 50-10
15
 
 
 
 
 
4-6-1
11/30
A
FLORIDA L 14-38
12
 
6
 
5
 
9-1-1
12/30
N
OKLAHOMA STATE
Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fl
W 34-23
18
 
19
 
 
 
8-4
       FSU RECORD IS   9- 3
       AGAINST TOP 25  2- 3
       FINAL  AP  - 15
       FINAL UPI  - 13

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1986
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
08/30
H
TOLEDO W 24- 0
11
 
 
 
 
 
7-4
09/06
A
NEBRASKA L 17-34
11
 
8
 
5
4
10-2
09/20
H
NORTH CAROLINA T 10-10
15
 
 
 
 
 
7-4-1
09/27
A
MICHIGAN L 18-20
20
 
5
 
8
7
11-2
10/11
H
TULANE W 54-21
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
10/18
H
WICHITA STATE W 59- 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-8
10/25
A
LOUISVILLE W 54-18
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-8
11/01
A
MIAMI L 23-41
20
 
1
 
2
2
11-1
11/08
A
SOUTH CAROLINA W 45-28
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6-2
11/15
H
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI W 49-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
11/29
H
FLORIDA L 13-17
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
12/31
N
INDIANA
All American Bowl, Birmingham, Al
W 27-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-6
       FSU RECORD IS   7- 4-1
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 3
       FINAL UPI  - 20

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1987
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/05
H
TEXAS TECH W 40-16
8
 
 
 
 
 
6-4-1
09/12
A
EAST CAROLINA W 44- 3
8
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
09/19
H
MEMPHIS STATE W 41-24
7
 
 
 
 
 
5-5-1
09/26
A
MICHIGAN STATE W 31- 3
6
 
 
 
8
8
9-2-1
10/03
H
MIAMI L 25-26
4
 
3
 
1
1
12-0
10/10
A
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI W 61-10
6
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
10/17
H
LOUISVILLE W 32- 9
4
 
 
 
 
 
3-7-1
10/31
H
TULANE W 73-14
4
 
 
 
 
 
6-6
11/07
A
AUBURN W 34- 6
4
 
6
 
7
7
9-1-2
11/14
H
FURMAN W 41-10
4
 
 
 
 
 
7-4
11/28
A
FLORIDA W 28-14
3
 
 
 
 
 
6-6
01/01
N
NEBRASKA
Fiesta Bowl, Tempe, Az
W 31-28
3
 
5
 
6
6
10-2
       FSU RECORD IS  11- 1
       AGAINST TOP 25  2- 1
       FINAL  AP  -  2
       FINAL UPI  -  2

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1988
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/03
A
MIAMI L 0-31
1
 
6
 
2
2
11-1
09/10
H
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI W 49-13
10
 
 
 
 
 
10-2
09/17
A
CLEMSON W 24-21
10
 
3
 
9
8
10-2
09/24
H
MICHIGAN STATE W 30- 7
9
 
 
 
 
 
6-5-1
10/01
A
TULANE W 48-28
6
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
10/08
H
GEORGIA SOUTHERN W 28-10
6
 
 
 
 
 
12-3
10/15
H
EAST CAROLINA W 45-21
5
 
 
 
 
 
3-8
10/22
H
LOUISIANA TECH W 66- 3
7
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
11/05
A
SOUTH CAROLINA W 59- 0
5
 
15
 
 
 
8-4
11/12
H
VIRGINIA TECH W 41-14
5
 
 
 
 
 
3-8
11/26
H
FLORIDA W 52-17
5
 
 
 
 
 
7-5
01/02
N
AUBURN
Sugar Bowl, New Orleans, La
W 13- 7
4
 
7
 
8
7
10-2
       FSU RECORD IS  11- 1
       AGAINST TOP 25  3- 1
       FINAL  AP  -  3
       FINAL UPI  -  3

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1989
Coach: BOBBY BOWDEN
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/02
N
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Jacksonville, Fl
L 26-30
6
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
09/09
H
CLEMSON L 23-34
16
 
10
 
12
11
10-2
09/16
A
LOUISIANA STATE W 31-21
 
 
21
 
 
 
4-7
09/23
H
TULANE W 59- 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-8
10/07
A
SYRACUSE W 41-10
22
 
17
 
 
 
8-4
10/14
A
VIRGINIA TECH W 41- 7
19
 
 
 
 
 
6-4-1
10/21
H
AUBURN W 22-14
14
 
11
 
6
6
10-2
10/28
H
MIAMI W 24-10
9
 
2
 
1
1
11-1
11/04
H
SOUTH CAROLINA W 35-10
6
 
 
 
 
 
6-4-1
11/18
H
MEMPHIS STATE W 57-20
5
 
 
 
 
 
2-9
12/02
A
FLORIDA W 24-17
6
 
 
 
 
 
7-5
01/01
N
NEBRASKA
Fiesta Bowl, Tempe, Az
W 41-17
5
 
6
 
11
12
10-2
       FSU RECORD IS  10- 2
       AGAINST TOP 25  5- 1
       FINAL  AP  -  3
       FINAL UPI  -  2

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