1985 Florida State Seminoles football
Gator Bowl Champions
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 15
1985 record9-3
Head coachBobby Bowden (10th season)
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium (60,519)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
No. 15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Florida State Seminoles football team represented Florida State University in the 1985 college football season. The Seminoles offense scored 402 points while the defense allowed 258 points. Led by head coach Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles competed in the Gator Bowl.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Game Date Opponent Result FSU Opp Record
1 Aug. 31 @ Tulane Win 38 12 1-0
2 Sept. 7 @ Nebraska Win 17 13 2-0
3 Sept. 21 Memphis Win 19 10 3-0
4 Sept. 28 Kansas Win 24 20 4-0
5 Oct. 12 Auburn Loss 27 59 4-1
6 Oct. 19 Tulsa Win 76 14 5-1
7 Oct. 26 @ North Carolina Win 20 10 6-1
8 Nov. 2 Miami Loss 27 35 6-2
9 Nov. 9 South Carolina Win 56 14 7-2
10 Nov. 16 West Carolina Win 50 10 8-2
11 Nov. 30 @ Florida Loss 14 38 8-3

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Team players in the NFL[edit | edit source]

The following were selected in the 1986 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Hassan Jones Wide Receiver 5 120 Minnesota Vikings
John Ionata Guard 9 242 Dallas Cowboys
Cletis Jones Running Back 10 276 New England Patriots
Garth Jax Linebacker 11 296 Dallas Cowboys
Jesse Solomon Linebacker 12 318 Minnesota Vikings
Isaac Williams Defensive Tackle 12 326 Indianapolis Colts

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