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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl

Florida Gators (6-6) vs. Ohio State Buckeyes (6-6)
Date: Monday, January 2nd
Kickoff: 1 p.m. (et)
Site: EverBank Field (67,164) -- Jacksonville, Florida
Surface: Grass
Annual: 67th
Projected Payout Per Team: $2,500,000
Television: ESPN2
Announcers: Mike Patrick, Craig James and Jeannine Edwards
Home Record: Florida 5-2; Ohio State 5-2
Away Record: Florida 1-3; Ohio State 1-4
Neutral Record: Florida 0-1; Ohio State 0-0
Current Win/Loss Streak: Florida 1L; Ohio State 3L
Las Vegas Line: Florida 2 (Total, 44)
All-Time Series: Florida (1-0)
Last Meeting: January 8, 2007 (Florida, 41-14 at Glendale, AZ)
Series Streak: Florida won the only previous meeting.
Versus Opposing Conference: Florida vs. Big Ten (10-7)
Versus Opposing Conference: Ohio State vs. SEC (7-11-2)
Bowl Records: Florida (19-19 -- 6-2 in Gator Bowl)
Ohio State (20-22 -- 0-1 in Gator Bowl)
2011 National Rankings: Florida - Unranked
Ohio State - Unranked
Coaches: Florida - Will Muschamp (6-6 at Florida)
(Career Record, Same as above)
Ohio State - Luke Fickell (6-6 at Ohio State)
(Career Record, Same as above)

Season Schedule/Results
Florida Gators
Sep 3 - W vs. Fla Atlantic, 41-3
Sep 10 - W vs. U-A-B, 39-0
Sep 17 - W vs. Tennessee, 33-23
Sep 24 - W at Kentucky, 48-10
Oct 1 - L vs. Alabama, 10-38
Oct 8 - L at L-S-U, 11-41
Oct 15 - L at Auburn, 6-17
Oct 22 - Open
Oct 29 - L vs. Georgia, 20-24 (at Jacksonville, FL)
Nov 5 - W vs. Vanderbilt, 26-21
Nov 12 - L at So Carolina, 12-17
Nov 19 - W vs. Furman, 54-32
Nov 26 - L vs. Florida State, 7-21
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Jan 2 - vs. Ohio State, 1:00 PM (Gator Bowl)
Ohio State Buckeyes
Sep 3 - W vs. Akron, 42-0
Sep 10 - W vs. Toledo, 27-22
Sep 17 - L at Miami-Florida, 6-24
Sep 24 - W vs. Colorado, 37-17
Oct 1 - L vs. Michigan State, 7-10
Oct 8 - L at Nebraska, 27-34
Oct 15 - W at Illinois, 17-7
Oct 22 - Open
Oct 29 - W vs. Wisconsin, 33-29
Nov 5 - W vs. Indiana, 34-20
Nov 12 - L at Purdue, 23-26 OT
Nov 19 - L vs. Penn State, 14-20
Nov 26 - L at Michigan, 34-40
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Jan 2 - vs. Florida, 1:00 PM (Gator Bowl)