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1990s
Bobby Bowden

Florida State coach Bobby Bowden won with a smile. Mostly, he won. No team in the history of college football has maintained the level of success that Florida State achieved in the 1990s under Bowden. In every single year, the Seminoles won at least 10 games and finished fourth or better in The Associated Press poll. Twice, in 1993 and 1999, Florida State won the national championship. Final record for the decade: 109-13-1 (.890). Miami may have been Bowden's nemesis, but he finished 6-4 against the Hurricanes in the decade. Steve Spurrier may have made Florida the dominant team in the SEC, but the Seminoles went 7-4-1 against the Gators. And Bowden went 2-0 against Tom Osborne and Nebraska, the other national power in the 1990s.