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Florida State Seminoles Bowls

Location: Tallahassee, Florida ▪ Colors: Garnet & Gold
Stadium: Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium (cap. 82,300)
Record*: 61 Years, 476-216-16, .684 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 465-215-16 by NCAA.

Conferences: ACC and Ind
Conference Champion: 13 Times
Bowls: 41 Bowls, 25-14-2, .634 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 36 Times (Preseason), 30 Times (Final), 510 Weeks (Total)

42 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2013 Jan 6, 2014 Mon BCS Championship Florida State 34 Auburn 31 BCS National Championship Game - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
2 2012 Jan 1, 2013 Tue Orange Bowl Florida State 31 Northern Illinois 10 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
3 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Thu Champs Sports Bowl Florida State 18 Notre Dame 14 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
4 2010 Dec 31, 2010 Fri Chick-fil-A Bowl Florida State 26 South Carolina 17 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
5 2009 Jan 1, 2010 Fri Gator Bowl Florida State 33 West Virginia 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
6 2008 Dec 27, 2008 Sat Champs Sports Bowl Florida State 42 Wisconsin 13 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
7 2007 Dec 31, 2007 Mon Music City Bowl Kentucky 35 Florida State 28 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
8 2006 Dec 27, 2006 Wed Emerald Bowl Florida State 44 UCLA 27 Emerald Bowl (San Francisco, CA)
9 2005 Jan 3, 2006 Tue Orange Bowl Penn State 26 Florida State 23 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
10 2004 Jan 1, 2005 Sat Gator Bowl Florida State 30 West Virginia 18 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
11 2003 Jan 1, 2004 Thu Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 16 Florida State 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
12 2002 Jan 1, 2003 Wed Sugar Bowl Georgia 26 Florida State 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
13 2001 Jan 1, 2002 Tue Gator Bowl Florida State 30 Virginia Tech 17 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
14 2000 Jan 3, 2001 Wed Orange Bowl Oklahoma 13 Florida State 2 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
15 1999 Jan 4, 2000 Tue Sugar Bowl Florida State 46 Virginia Tech 29 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
16 1998 Jan 4, 1999 Mon Fiesta Bowl Tennessee 23 Florida State 16 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
17 1997 Jan 1, 1998 Thu Sugar Bowl Florida State 31 Ohio State 14 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
18 1996 Jan 2, 1997 Thu Sugar Bowl Florida 52 Florida State 20 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
19 1995 Jan 1, 1996 Mon Orange Bowl Florida State 31 Notre Dame 26 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
20 1994 Jan 2, 1995 Mon Sugar Bowl Florida State 23 Florida 17 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Orange Bowl Florida State 18 Nebraska 16 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
22 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Orange Bowl Florida State 27 Nebraska 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
23 1991 Jan 1, 1992 Wed Cotton Bowl Florida State 10 Texas A&M 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
24 1990 Dec 28, 1990 Fri Blockbuster Bowl Florida State 24 Penn State 17 Blockbuster Bowl (Miami, FL)
25 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Fiesta Bowl Florida State 41 Nebraska 17 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
26 1988 Jan 2, 1989 Mon Sugar Bowl Florida State 13 Auburn 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
27 1987 Jan 1, 1988 Fri Fiesta Bowl Florida State 31 Nebraska 28 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
28 1986 Dec 31, 1986 Wed All-American Bowl Florida State 27 Indiana 13 All-American Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
29 1985 Dec 30, 1985 Mon Gator Bowl Florida State 34 Oklahoma State 23 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
30 1984 Dec 22, 1984 Sat Citrus Bowl Georgia 17 Florida State 17 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
31 1983 Dec 30, 1983 Fri Peach Bowl Florida State 28 North Carolina 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
32 1982 Dec 30, 1982 Thu Gator Bowl Florida State 31 West Virginia 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
33 1980 Jan 1, 1981 Thu Orange Bowl Oklahoma 18 Florida State 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
34 1979 Jan 1, 1980 Tue Orange Bowl Oklahoma 24 Florida State 7 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
35 1977 Dec 23, 1977 Fri Tangerine Bowl Florida State 40 Texas Tech 17 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
36 1971 Dec 27, 1971 Mon Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 45 Florida State 38 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
37 1968 Dec 30, 1968 Mon Peach Bowl Louisiana State 31 Florida State 27 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
38 1967 Dec 30, 1967 Sat Gator Bowl Penn State 17 Florida State 17 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
39 1966 Dec 24, 1966 Sat Sun Bowl Wyoming 28 Florida State 20 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
40 1964 Jan 2, 1965 Sat Gator Bowl Florida State 36 Oklahoma 19 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1958 Dec 13, 1958 Sat Bluegrass Bowl Oklahoma State 15 Florida State 6 Bluegrass Bowl (Louisville, KY)
42 1954 Jan 1, 1955 Sat Sun Bowl Texas-El Paso 47 Florida State 20 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)