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1987 Florida State Seminoles football
Fiesta Bowl Champions
Fiesta Bowl vs. Nebraska, W 31-28
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 2
1987 record11-1
Head coachBobby Bowden (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorWayne McDuffie
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 60,519)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami (FL)           12 0 0
No. 4 Syracuse           11 0 1
No. 2 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 15 South Carolina           8 4 0
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Penn State           8 4 0
No. 17 Notre Dame           8 4 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Northern Illinois           5 5 1
West Virginia           6 6 0
Tulane           6 6 0
Army           5 6 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Akron           4 7 0
Cincinnati           4 7 0
Louisville           3 7 1
Temple           3 8 0
Tulsa           3 8 0
Navy           2 9 0
Virginia Tech           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Florida State Seminoles football team represented the Florida State University in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Bobby Bowden and played their home games in Doak Campbell Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:00 PM Texas Tech #8 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 40–16   52,893
September 12 7:00 PM at East Carolina #8 Ficklen Memorial StadiumGreenville, NC W 44–3   33,937
September 19 7:00 PM Memphis State #7 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 41–24   50,191
September 26 1:00 PM at Michigan State #6 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 31–3   76,887
October 3 2:30 PM #3 Miami #4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Miami–Florida State rivalry) CBS L 25–26   62,561
October 10 2:00 PM at Southern Miss #6 M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS W 61–10   25,853
October 17 7:00 PM Louisville #4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 32–9   53,114
October 31† 3:00 PM Tulane #4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 73–14   53,210
November 7 2:30 PM #6 Auburn #4 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL CBS W 34–6   85,170
November 14 2:00 PM Furman #4 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 41–10   50,087
November 28 12:00 PM at Florida #3 Florida FieldGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) CBS W 28–14   74,613
January 1 1:30 PM vs. #5 Nebraska #3 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) NBC W 31–28   72,112
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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