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ESPN GameDay Coming To Florida State For Seminole-Hurricane Game Oct. 11

Oct. 3, 2003


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The ESPN GameDay crew will make its fourth appearance in four years at Doak Campbell Stadium as it brings its road show to town for the much anticipated matchup of Florida State and Miami Oct. 11.


Including Saturday’s game against Miami, The GameDay crew has appeared at 18 of Florida State’s games, ranking the Seminoles second behind Florida’s 19 appearances. The first-ever ESPN GameDay appearance was at the Florida State -Notre Dame game in 1993 in South Bend, Ind.


GameDay’s appearance at Doak Campbell Stadium will mark the fifth time the show has covered the Florida State-Miami rivalry which is third among all match-ups covered behind Florida-Florida State and Tennessee-Florida which have both been the host game for GameDay six times. Saturday’s game will mark the sixth time Florida State will host the show, tying with Alabama, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Tennessee for third. Florida and Michigan are tied for first with the Gators and Wolverines hosting GameDay seven times.


“We are very excited to host the GameDay crew here in Tallahassee,” said Assistant Athletic Director for Media and Public Relations Rob Wilson. “It is very important for our fans to come out and show support for our school and athletics program. When the GameDay crew is in town, you know it’s a big game.”

GameDay Appearances at Doak Campbell Stadium
YearDateOpponentOutcome
2003October 11MiamiNoon Kickoff
2002October 26Notre DameL, 24-34
2001October 13MiamiL, 27-49
2000November 18FloridaW, 30-7
1996November 30FloridaW, 24-21
1995October 7MiamiW, 41-17
Florida State’s GameDay Appearance History
YearDateOpponentOutcome
1993November 13at Notre DameL, 24-31
1994October 8at MiamiL, 20-34
1995October 7vs. MiamiW, 41-17
1995November 25at FloridaL, 24-35
1996November 30vs. FloridaW, 24-21
1997January 2vs. FloridaL, 20-52 (Sugar Bowl)
1997November 8at North CarolinaW, 20-3
1997November 22at FloridaL, 29-32
1998October 24at Georgia TechW, 34-7
1999January 4vs. TennesseeL, 16-23 (Fiesta Bowl)
1999November 20at FloridaW, 30-23
2000January 4vs. Virginia TechW, 46-29 (Sugar Bowl)
2000October 7at MiamiL, 24-27
2000November 18vs. FloridaW, 30-7
2001January 3vs. OklahomaL, 2-13
2001October 13at MiamiL, 27-49
2002October 26vs. Notre DameL, 24-34

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