FSU Football 1950 - 1959
1950
Coach: DON VELLER
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/30
A
TROY STATE W 26- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6-1
10/07
H
RANDOLPH-MACON COLL
First game played at Doak S. Campball Stadium
W 40- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4
10/14
H
HOWARD W 20- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-8
10/21
A
NEWBERRY COLLEGE W 24- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-9
10/28
H
SEWANEE
Stadium dedicated, band named "Marching Chiefs", FSU Fight Song introduced
W 14- 8
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6
11/10
A
STETSON W 27- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-3
11/18
H
MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE W 33- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-2
11/25
H
TAMPA
Dixie Conference Champ
W 35-19
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4
       Conference games in bold

       FSU RECORD IS   8- 0
       VS DIXIE CONF   4- 0

       NOTE: The first Poll of the year was not conducted until the middle of October


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1951
Coach: DON VELLER
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/29
H
TROY STATE W 40- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-7
10/05
A
MIAMI L 13-35
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-3
10/13
H
DELTA STATE W 34- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-8
10/20
H
SUL ROSS STATE W 35-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-7
10/27
H
STETSON W 13-10
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-1-2
11/03
A
JACKSONVILLE NAS W 39- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
11/10
H
WOFFORD COLLEGE W 14- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-3
11/17
H
TAMPA L 6-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-3-1
       FSU RECORD IS   6- 2

       NOTE: The first Poll of the year was not conducted until the middle of October


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1952
Coach: DON VELLER
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/27
H
LOUISIANA TECH L 13-32
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-1-2
10/04
H
LOUISVILLE L 14-41
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-5
10/10
H
VIRGINIA MILITARY L 7-28
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6-1
10/25
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE L 7-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-7
11/01
N
STETSON
Orlando, Fl
T 6- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-4-3
11/08
H
MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN L 21-50
 
 
 
 
 
 
10-2
11/15
H
FURMAN L 0- 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-3-1
11/22
A
GEORGIA TECH L 0-30
 
 
2
2
2
2
12-0
11/29
A
WOFFORD COLLEGE W 27-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-5
12/06
H
TAMPA L 6-39
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-3-1
       FSU RECORD IS   1- 8-1
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 1

       NOTE: The first Poll of the year was not conducted until the middle of October


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       Click on the team to see how FSU has done against this opponent

1953
Coach: TOM NUGENT
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/25
A
MIAMI L 0-27
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-5
10/03
H
LOUISVILLE W 59- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-7
10/10
H
ABILENE CHRISTIAN L 7-20
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-3
10/17
A
LOUISIANA TECH L 21-32
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-3
10/31
H
VIRGINIA MILITARY W 12- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-5
11/07
A
MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN L 0-21
 
 
 
 
 
 
9-2
11/14
H
FURMAN L 7-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-2
11/21
H
STETSON W 13- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6
11/28
H
NORTH CAROLINA STATE W 23-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-9
12/05
A
TAMPA W 41- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-6
       FSU RECORD IS   5- 5

       NOTE: The first Poll of the year was not conducted until the beginning of October


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1954
Coach: TOM NUGENT
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/18
H
GEORGIA L 0-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-3-1
09/25
H
ABILENE CHRISTIAN L 0-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-3-1
10/02
A
LOUISVILLE W 47- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6
10/09
H
VILLANOVA W 52-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-9
10/16
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE W 13- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-8
10/23
A
AUBURN L 0-33
 
 
 
 
13
 
8-3
10/30
N
VIRGINIA MILITARY
Lynchburg, Va
W 33-19
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6
11/13
H
FURMAN W 33-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-5
11/20
A
STETSON W 47- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-7
11/27
H
MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN W 19-18
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4
12/04
A
TAMPA W 13- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-2
01/01
A
TEXAS WESTERN
Sun Bowl
L 20-47
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-3
       FSU RECORD IS   8- 4

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1955
Coach: TOM NUGENT
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/17
H
NORTH CAROLINA STATE W 7- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-5-1
09/30
A
MIAMI L 0-34
 
 
 
 
14
18
6-3
10/08
H
VIRGINIA TECH L 20-24
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-3-1
10/15
H
GEORGIA L 14-47
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6
10/22
A
GEORGIA TECH L 0-34
 
 
13
 
7
7
9-1-1
11/05
H
VILLANOVA W 16-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-9
11/11
A
FURMAN W 19- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-9
11/19
H
CITADEL W 39- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4
11/25
A
MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN L 6-21
 
 
 
 
 
 
9-1
12/03
A
TAMPA W 26- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-2
       FSU RECORD IS   5- 5
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 1

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1956
Coach: TOM NUGENT
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/22
H
OHIO W 47- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-7
09/29
A
GEORGIA L 0- 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6-1
10/06
H
VIRGINIA TECH L 7-20
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-2-1
10/13
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE W 14- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-7
10/20
H
WAKE FOREST T 14-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-5-3
10/27
A
VILLANOVA
Home stadium is in Philadelphia, Pa
W 20-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4
11/02
A
MIAMI L 7-20
 
 
9
 
6
6
8-1-1
11/10
H
FURMAN W 42- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-8
11/17
H
MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN W 20-19
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-2-1
11/24
A
AUBURN L 7-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-3
       FSU RECORD IS   5- 4-1
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 1

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1957
Coach: TOM NUGENT
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/21
H
FURMAN W 27- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-7
09/28
A
BOSTON COLLEGE L 7-20
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-2
10/05
A
VILLANOVA
Home stadium is in Philadelphia, Pa
L 7-21
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-6
10/12
H
NORTH CAROLINA STATE L 0- 7
 
 
13
 
15
20
7-1-2
10/19
H
ABILENE CHRISTIAN W 34- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-3-1
10/26
H
VIRGINIA TECH W 20- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6
11/08
H
MIAMI L 13-40
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4-1
11/16
A
MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN L 0-20
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-3
11/23
H
AUBURN L 7-29
 
 
2
 
1
2
10-0
11/30
A
TAMPA W 21- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4
       FSU RECORD IS   4- 6
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 2

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1958
Coach: TOM NUGENT
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/13
H
TENNESSEE TECH W 22- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-3
09/20
H
FURMAN W 42- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-7
09/26
A
GEORGIA TECH L 3-17
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4-1
10/04
H
WAKE FOREST W 27-24
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-7
10/11
N
GEORGIA
Jacksonville, Fl
L 13-28
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6
10/18
H
VIRGINIA TECH W 28- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
5-4-1
10/25
A
TENNESSEE W 10- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6
11/01
H
TAMPA W 43- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4
11/07
A
MIAMI W 17- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
2-8
11/22
A
FLORIDA L 7-21
 
 
12
 
14
15
6-4-1
12/13
N
OKLAHOMA STATE
Bluegrass Bowl, Louisville, Ky
L 6-15
 
 
19
 
19
 
8-3
       FSU RECORD IS   7- 4
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 2

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1959
Coach: PERRY MOSS
       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/19
H
WAKE FOREST L 20-22
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4
09/26
H
CITADEL W 47- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-2
10/03
H
MIAMI L 6- 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4
10/10
A
VIRGINIA TECH W 7- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4
10/17
A
MEMPHIS STATE L 6-16
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-4
10/24
H
RICHMOND W 22- 6
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-5-1
10/31
A
GEORGIA L 0-42
 
 
14
 
5
5
10-1
11/14
H
WILLIAM & MARY L 0- 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
4-6
11/21
A
FLORIDA L 8-18
 
 
 
 
19
19
5-4-1
11/28
A
TAMPA W 33- 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-7
       FSU RECORD IS   4- 6
       AGAINST TOP 25  0- 1

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