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1999 Florida State Seminoles football
BCS National Champions
ACC Champions
Sugar Bowl Champions
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 1
APNo. 1
1999 record12–0 (8–0 ACC)
Head coachBobby Bowden (24th season)
Offensive coordinatorMark Richt
Offensive schemePro Style
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews
Base defense4–3 Multiple
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium (Capacity: 80,000)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Florida State   8 0         12 0  
#17 Georgia Tech   5 3         8 4  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   5 3         6 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 6  
Duke   3 5         3 8  
Maryland   2 6         5 6  
North Carolina   2 6         3 8  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Florida State Seminoles football team was the national champion of the 1999 college football season. The team finished with a perfect 12–0 record, and was the first in NCAA history to go "wire-to-wire," being ranked continuously as the nation's #1 team from the preseason through the bowl season.

ScheduleEdit

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28* 5:00 PM Louisiana Tech #1 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 W 41–7   72,702
September 11 8:00 PM #10 Georgia Tech #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 41–35   80,187
September 18 3:30 PM #20 NC State #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 42–11   80,040
September 25 3:30 PM at North Carolina #1 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ABC W 42–10   60,000
October 2 12:00 PM vs. Duke #1 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL JPS W 51–23   37,310
October 9* 12:00 PM #19 Miami (FL) #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 31–21   80,976
October 16 7:00 PM Wake Forest #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL PPV W 33–10   78,105
October 23 7:00 PM at Clemson #1 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry/Bowden Bowl) ESPN W 17–14   86,092
October 30 7:00 PM at Virginia #1 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Jefferson–Eppes Trophy) ESPN W 35–10   47,900
November 13 3:30 PM Maryland #1 Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, FL ABC W 49–10   80,340
November 20* 8:00 PM at #4 Florida #1 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Battle for the Governor's Cup) CBS W 30–23   85,747
January 4* 8:00 PM vs. #2 Virginia Tech #1 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC W 46–29   79,280
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Season RecapEdit

Louisiana TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 0 0 7
Seminoles 7 7 17 10 41

Georgia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Yellow Jackets 7 14 7 7 35
Seminoles 7 21 10 3 41

N.C. StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolfpack 3 0 8 0 11
Seminoles 3 15 14 10 42

North CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 28 7 7 0 42
Tar Heels 0 3 7 0 10

DukeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 0 0 13 10 23
Seminoles 21 23 0 7 51

MiamiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hurricanes 14 7 0 0 21
Seminoles 14 7 3 7 31

Wake ForestEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Demon Deacons 3 0 0 7 10
Seminoles 6 3 14 10 33

ClemsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 3 0 11 3 17
Tigers 0 14 0 0 14

VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 0 7 14 14 35
Cavaliers 0 10 0 0 10

MarylandEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Terrapins 0 3 0 7 10
Seminoles 7 21 14 7 49

FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Seminoles 7 6 10 7 30
Gators 0 6 10 7 23

Sugar Bowl vs. Virginia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hokies 7 7 15 0 29
Seminoles 14 14 0 18 46

Starting LineupEdit

OffenseEdit

Pos Number Name Class
QB 16 Chris Weinke JR
RB 23 Travis Minor JR
FB 10 Dan Kendra SR
WR 9 Peter Warrick SR
WR 80 Ron Dugans SR
TE 85 Ryan Sprague JR
LT 72 Brett Williams FR
LG 68 Jason Whitaker SR
C 57 Eric Thomas SR
RG 64 Justin Amman JR
RT 60 Tarlos Thomas JR

DefenseEdit

Pos Number Name Class
E 58 Jamal Reynolds JR
NT 53 Corey Simon SR
T 92 Jerry Johnson SR
E 56 Roland Seymour JR
WLB 29 Tommy Polley JR
MLB 44 Bradley Jennings SO
SLB 55 Brian Allen JR
CB 27 Tay Cody JR
ROV 6 Derrick Gibson JR
FS 18 Sean Key SR
CB 15 Mario Edwards SR

Special TeamsEdit

Pos. Number Name Class
K 38 Sebastian Janikowski JR
KR 28 Travis Minor

Pi

9 Peter Warrick SR

StatisticsEdit

  • QB Chris Weinke: 232/377 (61.5%) for 3,103 yards (8.23) with 25 TD vs. 14 INT (3.71%).
  • RB Travis Minor: 180 carries for 815 yards (4.53) with 7 TD. 16 catches for 102 yards and 0 TD.
  • WR Peter Warrick: 71 catches for 934 yards (13.15) with 8 TD. 16 carries for 96 yards (6.00) and 3 TD.
  • WR Ron Dugans: 43 catches for 644 yards (14.98) with 3 TD.
  • WR Marvin Minnis: 19 catches for 257 yards (13.53) with 3 TD.
  • WR Laveranues Coles: 12 catches for 179 yards (14.92) with 1 TD.
  • WR Anquan Boldin: 12 catches for 115 yards (9.58) with 2 TD. 4 carries for 33 yards (8.25) and 0 TD.
  • K Sebastian Janikowski: 23 FGM and 47 XPM.
  • P Austin Haywood: 1 punt for 73 yards
  • First team in history to go wire to wire #1 in all three major polls.

Awards and honorsEdit

First Team All-AmericansEdit

Individual Award WinnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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