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Bobby Bowden

Career Record: 40 Years, 357-124-4, .740 Pct. (*at major schools)
**W-L-T adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA.
Bowl Record: 33 Bowls, 22-10-1, .682 Pct. (*in major bowls)

Coaching Record

Year School G W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Bowl Notes
1970 West Virginia 11 8 3 0 .727 -0.69 -7.96 20 11
1971 West Virginia 11 7 4 0 .636 4.12 -0.88
1972 West Virginia 12 8 4 0 .667 7.55 -1.62 18 Peach Bowl-L
1973 West Virginia 11 6 5 0 .545 2.45 4.81 20
1974 West Virginia 11 4 7 0 .364 2.10 3.65
1975 West Virginia 12 9 3 0 .750 11.81 4.23 10 20 Peach Bowl-W
1976 Florida State 11 5 6 0 .455 3.17 5.35
1977 Florida State 12 10 2 0 .833 16.23 4.56 13 14 Tangerine Bowl-W
1978 Florida State 11 8 3 0 .727 15.13 6.59 17 10
1979 Florida State 12 11 1 0 .917 16.08 4.24 19 4 6 Orange Bowl-L
1980 Florida State 12 10 2 0 .833 23.78 9.53 13 2 5 Orange Bowl-L
1981 Florida State 11 6 5 0 .545 6.71 7.80 19 11
1982 Florida State 12 9 3 0 .750 15.57 6.23 7 13 Gator Bowl-W
1983 Florida State 12 7 5 0 .583 14.04 9.38 7 7 Peach Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 8-4 by NCAA.
1984 Florida State 12 7 3 2 .667 13.51 4.10 20 6 17 Citrus Bowl-T
1985 Florida State 12 9 3 0 .750 11.15 4.15 19 4 15 Gator Bowl-W
1986 Florida State 12 7 4 1 .625 11.10 2.60 11 11 All-American Bowl-W
1987 Florida State 12 11 1 0 .917 23.50 5.00 8 2 2 Fiesta Bowl-W
1988 Florida State 12 11 1 0 .917 20.49 4.24 1 1 3 Sugar Bowl-W
1989 Florida State 12 10 2 0 .833 21.39 7.64 6 3 3 Fiesta Bowl-W
1990 Florida State 12 10 2 0 .833 16.94 2.27 4 2 4 Blockbuster Bowl-W
1991 Florida State 13 11 2 0 .846 19.82 4.59 1 1 4 Cotton Bowl-W
1992 Florida State 12 11 1 0 .917 21.00 5.08 5 2 2 Orange Bowl-W
1993 Florida State 13 12 1 0 .923 24.68 5.76 1 1 1 Orange Bowl-W
1994 Florida State 12 10 1 1 .875 20.98 6.48 3 3 4 Sugar Bowl-W
1995 Florida State 12 10 2 0 .833 17.61 1.61 1 1 4 Orange Bowl-W
1996 Florida State 12 11 1 0 .917 21.54 5.79 3 1 3 Sugar Bowl-L
1997 Florida State 12 11 1 0 .917 23.38 6.88 3 2 3 Sugar Bowl-W
1998 Florida State 13 11 2 0 .846 20.34 6.57 2 2 3 Fiesta Bowl-L
1999 Florida State 12 12 0 0 1.000 23.50 5.58 1 1 1 Sugar Bowl-W
2000 Florida State 13 11 2 0 .846 23.13 5.59 2 1 5 Orange Bowl-L
2001 Florida State 12 8 4 0 .667 12.79 6.45 6 6 15 Gator Bowl-W
2002 Florida State 14 9 5 0 .643 14.86 7.15 3 3 21 Sugar Bowl-L
2003 Florida State 13 10 3 0 .769 17.75 6.90 13 3 11 Orange Bowl-L
2004 Florida State 12 9 3 0 .750 15.00 4.75 5 4 15 Gator Bowl-W
2005 Florida State 13 8 5 0 .615 9.36 5.05 14 4 23 Orange Bowl-L
2006 Florida State 13 7 6 0 .538 6.19 2.19 11 9 Emerald Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 2-6 by NCAA.
2007 Florida State 13 7 6 0 .538 5.02 4.33 19 19 Music City Bowl-L W-L-T adjusted to 0-6 by NCAA.
2008 Florida State 13 9 4 0 .692 10.67 2.67 16 21 Champs Sports Bowl-W
2009 Florida State 13 7 6 0 .538 6.08 5.38 18 18 Gator Bowl-W
Overall 485 357 124 4 .740 14.25 4.62 W-L-T adjusted to 346-123-4 by NCAA.
West Virginia 68 42 26 0 .618 4.56 0.37
Florida State 417 315 98 4 .760 15.95 5.37

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Includes seasons at major schools

Consensus All-Americans
Clifton Abraham (1994)
Greg Allen (1983)
Alex Barron (2003-2004)
Peter Boulware (1996)
Derrick Brooks (1993-1994)
Terrell Buckley (1991)
LeRoy Butler (1989)
Tay Cody (2000)
Sam Cowart (1997)
Jamie Dukes (1985)
Sebastian Janikowski (1998-1999)
Marvin Jones (1991-1992)
Snoop Minnis (2000)
Jamal Reynolds (2000)
Deion Sanders (1987-1988)
Corey Sawyer (1993)
Clay Shiver (1995)
Ron Simmons (1979-1980)
Corey Simon (1999)
Andre Wadsworth (1997)
Charlie Ward (1993)
Peter Warrick (1998-1999)
Jason Whitaker (1999)
Reinard Wilson (1996)

Losses
Career 124 (#18)

Win-Loss Percentage
1979 Florida State .917 (#4)
1980 Florida State .833 (#6)
1987 Florida State .917 (#3)
1988 Florida State .917 (#2)
1989 Florida State .833 (#6)
1990 Florida State .833 (#5)
1991 Florida State .846 (#7)
1992 Florida State .917 (#3)
1993 Florida State .923 (#2)
1994 Florida State .875 (#6)
1995 Florida State .833 (#6)
1996 Florida State .917 (#3)
1997 Florida State .917 (#3)
1998 Florida State .846 (#8)
1999 Florida State 1.000 (#1)
2000 Florida State .846 (#7)
Career .740 (#39)

Bowl Games
Career 33 (#2)

Bowl Wins
Career 22 (#2)

Bowl Losses
Career 10 (#7)

Bowl Win-Loss Percentage
Career .682 (#7)