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1998 Florida State Seminoles football team

The 1998 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.

1998 Florida State Seminoles football
Florida State Seminoles old logo.svg
ACC co-champion
Fiesta Bowl (BCS NCG), L 16–23 vs. Tennessee
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
1998 record11–2 (7–1 ACC)
Head coachBobby Bowden (23rd season)
Offensive coordinatorMark Richt (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews (15th season)
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 80,000)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $+   7 1         11 2  
No. 9 Georgia Tech +   7 1         10 2  
No. 18 Virginia   6 2         9 3  
North Carolina   5 3         7 5  
NC State   5 3         7 5  
Duke   2 6         4 7  
Wake Forest   2 6         3 8  
Clemson   1 7         3 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The Seminoles were the runner up in the first BCS Championship game at the Fiesta Bowl against the Tennessee Volunteers.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 318:00 p.m.vs. No. 14 Texas A&M*No. 2ABCW 23–1459,232
September 123:30 p.m.at NC StateNo. 2ABCL 7–2450,800
September 197:00 p.m.DukeNo. 11PPVW 62–1380,032
September 2612:30 p.m.No. 18 USC*No. 10
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida
ABCW 30–1079,815
October 31:00 p.m.at MarylandNo. 9PPVW 24–1033,134
October 103:30 p.m.at Miami (FL)*No. 8CBSW 26–1463,617
October 176:00 p.m.Clemson No. 6
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida (Rivalry)
ESPN2W 48–080,310
October 277:00 p.m.at No. 23 Georgia TechNo. 5ESPNW 34–746,362
October 317:45 p.m.North CarolinaNo. 5
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida
ESPNW 39–1380,050
November 73:30 p.m.No. 12 VirginiaNo. 6
ABCW 45–1481,120
November 145:00 p.m.at Wake ForestNo. 5ESPN2W 24–719,193
November 213:30 p.m.No. 4 Florida*No. 5
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, Florida (Rivalry)
ABCW 23–1281,614
January 48:00 p.m.vs. No. 1 Tennessee*No. 2ABCL 16–2380,470

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Boyles, Bob; Guido, Paul (2007-01-01). 50 Years of College Football. Skyhorse Pub. ISBN 9781602390904.
  2. ^ "Florida State Football - 1998 Year In Review". nolefan.org. Retrieved 2016-04-29.