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1979 Florida State Seminoles Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Bowden (11-1)

PS/G: 27.2 (16th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 13.3 (23rd of 140)
SRS: 16.07 (12th of 140) ▪ SOS: 4.24 (59th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 24-7 versus Oklahoma

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
19 18 14 12 9 9 7 8 6 7 5 5 4 4 6

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 8, 1979 Sat (19) Florida State Southern Mississippi Ind W 17 14 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (18) Florida State Arizona State Pac-10 W 31 3 2 0 0 W 2 Tampa, FL
3 Sep 22, 1979 Sat (14) Florida State Miami (FL) Ind W 40 23 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (12) Florida State @ Virginia Tech Ind W 17 10 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (9) Florida State @ Louisville Ind W 27 0 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (9) Florida State Mississippi State SEC W 17 6 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (8) Florida State @ Louisiana State SEC W 24 19 7 0 0 W 7
8 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (6) Florida State @ Cincinnati Ind W 26 21 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (7) Florida State (19) South Carolina Ind W 27 7 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (5) Florida State Memphis Ind W 66 17 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 24, 1979 Sat (5) Florida State @ Florida SEC W 27 16 11 0 0 W 11
12 Jan 1, 1980 Tue (4) Florida State N (5) Oklahoma Big 8 L 7 24 11 1 0 L 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)