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1997 Florida State Seminoles Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 112) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Bowden (11-1)

PS/G: 39.0 (4th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 15.1 (7th of 112)
SRS: 23.38 (1st of 112) ▪ SOS: 6.88 (10th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 31-14 versus Ohio State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
3 3 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 5 4 4 3

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 6, 1997 Sat (5) Florida State @ (23) Southern California Pac-10 W 14 7 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 13, 1997 Sat (5) Florida State Maryland ACC W 50 7 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 20, 1997 Sat (5) Florida State @ (16) Clemson ACC W 35 28 3 0 W 3
4 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (4) Florida State Miami (FL) Big East W 47 0 4 0 W 4
5 Oct 11, 1997 Sat (4) Florida State @ Duke ACC W 51 27 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (3) Florida State (21) Georgia Tech ACC W 38 0 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 25, 1997 Sat (3) Florida State @ Virginia ACC W 47 21 7 0 W 7
8 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (3) Florida State North Carolina State ACC W 48 35 8 0 W 8
9 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (3) Florida State @ (5) North Carolina ACC W 20 3 9 0 W 9
10 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (2) Florida State Wake Forest ACC W 58 7 10 0 W 10
11 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (2) Florida State @ (10) Florida SEC L 29 32 10 1 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1998 Thu (4) Florida State N (9) Ohio State Big Ten W 31 14 11 1 W 1 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)