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During the 1990s and early 2000s FSU was in the top 5 in the nation 14 years in a row.
FSU Football became a powerhouse under head coach Bobby Bowden. The Seminoles record under Bobby Bowden is 300-85-4 as of the 2008 season.
As the 2009 season Bobby is 79 years old and FSU is grooming Jimbo Fisher as a new head coach to replace Bobby with he retires.
Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium
In the 32 years that Bobby has been the head coach of FSU football the Seminoles have lost only 27 home games. In 2004, before the annual FSU versus Florida game the field was named to Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium.
The Stadium holds over 83,000 and is one of the greatest venues in college sports. The scoreboard is 100 feet wide, there are sky boxes that go from end zone to the other, and the entire stadium is adorned in beautiful red brick.
The Seminoles on offense against Clemson
Below is a summary of FSU football for the 2008 season.
- Champs Bowl Orlando - FSU versus Wisconsin - FSU 42 to 13
- Florida - Lost 15 to 45
- Maryland - Won 37 to 3
- Boston College - Lost 17 to 27
- Clemson - Won 41 to 27
- Georgia Tech - Lost 28 to 31
- Virginia Tech - Won 30 to 20
- North Carolina State - Won 26 to 17
- Miami - Won 41 to 39
- Colorado - Won 39 to 21
- Wake Forest - Lost 3 to 12
- Chattanooga - Won 46 to 7
- Wester Carolina - Won 69 to 0
Derek Nicholson about to make an interception in the 2009 Champs Bowl in Orlando
During a timeout at FSU versus NC State in 2007
FSU Players in the NFL
FSU has produced many quality NFL players and some superstars. The most recognizable name is probably Deon Sanders, who played for several NFL teams and was a star in the NFL. As of 2009 there were 41 seminoles playing in the NFL.
2009 draftees include Everette Brown to the Panthers, Greg Carr to the Chargers, Antone Smith to the Vikings, Kenny Ingram to the Giants and several others.
FSU Bowl Record
FSU has always performed well in Bowl Games. From 1985 to 1995 FSU won 10 straight bowl games including 3 Orange Bowls, 2 Sugar Bowls, The Fiesta Bowl, The Cotton Bowl, and others. In 2008 FSU won the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando beating Wisconsin 42 to 13.
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