The Seminoles play for Florida State University and compete in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision of the NCAA as well as the Atlantic Division of the ACC. The team is known for its storied history, distinctive helmet, fight song and colors as well as the many traditions associated with the school. Florida State has won three national championships along with seventeen conference titles and five division titles. The Seminoles have achieved three undefeated seasons and finished ranked in the top five of the AP Poll for 14 straight years from 1987 through 2000.
The team has produced three Heisman Trophy winners: quarterback Charlie Ward in 1993, quarterback Chris Weinke in 2000 and quarterback Jameis Winston in 2013. Florida State coaches have been honored with the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award, the Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award, the Home Depot Coach of the Year Award, the Broyles Award, and the Paul "Bear" Bryant Award. Many former Seminoles have gone on to have successful careers in the NFL.
The Seminoles have the tenth-highest winning percentage among all college football programs in Division I FBS history. Through the end of the 2013 season, the Seminoles have compiled 499 victories over the course of 67 seasons. Florida State has appeared in forty-three postseason bowl games and rank ninth nationally for bowl winning percentage and fourth for bowl wins. The Seminoles' archrivals are Florida, whom they meet annually in the last game of the regular season, and Miami; both games are considered among the greatest rivalries in college football.
The current head coach of the Seminoles is Jimbo Fisher, in his fifth year, and the team plays its home games on Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium, currently the 16th largest stadium in college football, and the largest stadium in the ACC. It's located on-campus at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
National Championships: 1993, 1999, 2013
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