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1996 Florida State Seminoles Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 111) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Bowden (11-1)

PS/G: 37.2 (9th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 14.5 (5th of 111)
SRS: 21.54 (4th of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.79 (13th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 52-20 versus Florida

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 1 3

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 7, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State Duke ACC W 44 7 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 19, 1996 Thu (3) Florida State @ North Carolina State ACC W 51 17 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 28, 1996 Sat (2) Florida State (11) North Carolina ACC W 13 0 3 0 W 3
4 Oct 5, 1996 Sat (2) Florida State Clemson ACC W 34 3 4 0 W 4
5 Oct 12, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State @ (6) Miami (FL) Big East W 34 16 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 26, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State (14) Virginia ACC W 31 24 6 0 W 6
7 Nov 2, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State @ Georgia Tech ACC W 49 3 7 0 W 7
8 Nov 9, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State Wake Forest ACC W 44 7 8 0 W 8 Orlando, FL
9 Nov 16, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State (25) Southern Mississippi CUSA W 54 14 9 0 W 9
10 Nov 23, 1996 Sat (3) Florida State Maryland ACC W 48 10 10 0 W 10 Miami, FL
11 Nov 30, 1996 Sat (2) Florida State (1) Florida SEC W 24 21 11 0 W 11
12 Jan 2, 1997 Thu (1) Florida State N (3) Florida SEC L 20 52 11 1 L 1 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)