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1983 Florida State Seminoles football
Peach Bowl Champions
ConferenceIndependent
1983 record8-4
Head coachBobby Bowden (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorWayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinatorJack Stanton
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 55,246)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami           11 1 0
Virginia Tech           9 2 0
No. 19 Boston College           9 3 0
No. 16 West Virginia           9 3 0
No. 20 East Carolina           8 3 0
No. 18 Pittsburgh           8 3 1
Penn State           8 4 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Memphis           6 4 1
Florida State           8 4 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Cincinnati           4 6 1
Southwestern Louisiana           4 6 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Rutgers           3 8 0
Army           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Florida State Seminoles football team represented the Florida State University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games at Doak Campbell Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM East Carolina #7 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 47–46   46,261
September 10 3:00 PM at #13 LSU #12 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ABC W 40–35   79,665
September 17 2:30 PM at Tulane #9 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 1–0   35,463
October 1 2:30 PM at #10 Auburn #17 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 24–27   75,625
October 8 1:30 PM at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 16–17   52,102
October 15† 7:00 PM Cincinnati Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 43–17   55,102
October 20 8:00 PM Louisville Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 51–7   42,117
October 29 10:30 PM at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 29–26   69,986
November 5 7:00 PM South Carolina Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 45–30   52,542
November 12 7:00 PM #6 Miami Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Miami–Florida State rivalry) NBC L 16–17   57,333
December 3 12:30 PM at #12 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) CBS L 14–53   74,113
December 30 3:00 PM vs. North Carolina Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) CBS W 28–3   25,648
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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