The 1988 Seminoles team lost their opening game to Miami 31-0 and then reeled off 11 straight including a Sugar Bowl win over #7 Auburn 13-7. The team's Senior Cornerback, Deion Sanders was selected as the #5 overall pick (Atlanta Falcons) in the NFL draft.
The season featured the "puntrooski" play against Clemson. The game was tied at 21 with 30 seconds left to play. The ball was slipped to Butler who ran 78 yards to set up the game-winning field goal.