1993 National and Big Eight Recap – “Hitting the Jackpot”

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  — National and Big Eight Recap – 1993 — Bobby Bowden, head coach at Florida State, finally won his first National Championship in 1993, with his Seminoles edging the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 18-16, in the Orange Bowl. Bowden, a coaching veteran of 28 years, led Florida State to a 12-1 record in 1993. Florida State’s number one ranking marked the seventh consecutive year the Seminoles finished ranked in the top ten. Charlie Ward, the Seminoles’ quarterback, became the first Heisman Trophy winner to play for a National Championship team since running back Tony Dorsett won it …