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1992 Florida State Seminoles football
ACC Champions
Orange Bowl Champions
Orange Bowl, W 27–14 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 2
1992 record11–1 (8–0 ACC)
Head coachBobby Bowden (17th season)
Offensive coordinatorBrad Scott
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 70,123)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Florida State 8 0 0     11 1 0
#17 NC State 6 2 0     9 3 1
#19 North Carolina 5 3 0     9 3 0
#25 Wake Forest 4 4 0     8 4 0
Virginia 4 4 0     7 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 4 0     5 6 0
Clemson 3 5 0     5 6 0
Maryland 2 6 0     3 8 0
Duke 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Florida State Seminoles football team finished #2 in the AP and Coaches poll with an 11–1 record. The Seminoles offense scored 446 points while the defense allowed 186 points. Led by head coach Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles competed in the Orange Bowl.

Regular seasonEdit

Season scheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:00 PM Duke #4 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 48–21   60,751
September 12* 7:30 PM at #15 Clemson #5 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) ESPN W 24–20   83,170
September 19 12:00 PM at #16 NC State #3 Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC JPS W 34–13   53,900
September 26 7:00 PM Wake Forest #3 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL PPV W 35–7   62,915
October 3* 12:00 PM at #2 Miami #3 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 16–19   77,338
October 10 12:00 PM North Carolina #8 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL JPS W 36–13   60,553
October 17 4:00 PM at #16 Georgia Tech #6 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ESPN W 29–24   46,226
October 31 3:30 PM at #23 Virginia #6 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ABC W 13–3   45,000
November 7 12:00 PM Maryland #6 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL JPS W 69–21   64,127
November 14* 2:00 PM Tulane #5 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL W 70–7   60,127
November 28* 12:00 PM #6 Florida #3 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) ABC W 45–24   68,311
January 1* 8:00 PM vs. #11 Nebraska #3 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) NBC W 27–14   57,324
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Team players in the NFLEdit

The following were selected in the 1993 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Marvin Jones Linebacker 1 4 New York Jets
Carl Simpson Defensive Tackle 2 35 Chicago Bears
Dan Footman Defensive End 2 42 Cleveland Browns
Reggie Freeman Linebacker 2 53 New Orleans Saints
Sterling Palmer Defensive End 4 101 Washington Redskins
Shannon BakerWide Receiver 8 205 Atlanta Falcons
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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Marvin Jones, Butkus Award[3]
  • Marvin Jones, Lombardi Award[3]

ReferencesEdit

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