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Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - After an outstanding 2012 campaign that resulted in a trip to the Sugar Bowl, the Florida Gators' expectations were sky-high to repeat or even improve upon their success last season.Instead, the squad was one of the nation's biggest disappointments in 2013 with its worst season in more than 30 years.Florida began the season ranked 10th in the AP Top 25, and while it stumbled early with a 21-16 loss at Miami (Fla.) on Sept. 7, it righted the ship with three straight wins to open up SEC play and move to 4-1 overall. From there, however, the team went into a tailspin with seven consecutive losses to close out the season (to finish 4-8), which included falling on the wrong end of arguably the biggest upset in college football last season when it lost at home to FCS program Georgia Southern, 26-20, on Nov. 23.It was the first time since 1990 the Gators failed to qualify for a bowl game and the first time since an 0-10 1979 campaign that they finished w...

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  1. Gators and Cardinals collide in Sugar Bowl showdown

    The 79th annual Sugar Bowl will kick off Wednesday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when the Louisville Cardinals take on the Florida Gators.Louisville got off t...

  2. Louisville dominates Florida for Sugar Bowl win

    The Sugar Bowl was decided early and it certainly wasn't the outcome most prognosticators expected.Louisville, after needing a tiebreaker to gain the automatic BCS b...

  3. Running back Joe Mixon highlights Oklahoma recruiting class; Stoops calls it one of his best

    Oklahoma built on the momentum from its Sugar Bowl win over Alabama by pulling in a top-notch recruiting class."I believe it's one of our better recruiting classes t...

  4. Hokies and Wolverines square off in Sugar Bowl

    The Michigan Wolverines and Virginia Tech Hokies will collide on the gridiron for the first time, when the two teams meet in New Orleans and battle it out in the 78t...

  5. Sugar Bowl CEO pulled in around $600,000 in '09

    A new IRS filing by the Sugar Bowl shows it paid its CEO just under $600,000 in 2009.Paul Hoolahan pulled in $594,000 that year, down from $645,000 in 2008. That's b...

  6. Ohio State Erases 2010 Football, Sugar Bowl Wins

    Ohio State is vacating its wins from the 2010 football season, including its share of the Big Ten championship and the Buckeyes' victory over Arkansas in the 2011 Su...

  7. Sugar Bowl to match up No. 4 Florida against No. 22 Louisville

    Now that Charlie Strong has his Louisville Cardinals in a BCS bowl, of course fate would have it that his team's opponent is Florida, a program with which he won a p...

  8. SEC, Big 12 agree to 12-year deal with ESPN for rights to Sugar Bowl

    The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference have agreed to a 12-year deal with ESPN for the rights to the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.A person familiar with the contract sa...

  9. Driskel, No. 4 Florida can't rally from rough start in Sugar Bowl , upset by Louisville 33-23

    Jeff Driskel's throw on the first play of the Sugar Bowl was slightly behind receiver Andre Debose, and he could only tip the ball. Louisville cornerback Terell Floy...

  10. '73 Sugar Bowl : In turbulent times, Notre Dame-Alabama played epic game that lived up the hype

    Ara Parseghian still remembers every little detail of that dreary night in New Orleans nearly four decades ago, when two titans of college football met for the first...

  11. Florida State Bowl History

    Record: 27-14-2Jan. 6, 2014 BCS Championship_Florida St. 34, Auburn 31Jan. 1, 2013 Orange Bowl — Florida St. 31, Northern Illinois 10Dec. 29, 2011 Champ Sports Bowl_...

  12. Auburn Bowl History

    Record: 22-14-2Jan. 6, 2014 BCS Championship_Florida St. 34, Auburn 31Dec. 31, 2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl_Auburn 43, Virginia 24Jan. 10, 2011 BCS Championship_Auburn 22, ...

  1. Alabama's Henry, Howard hoping to graduate from freshman flash to sophomore stars

    Alabama's Derrick Henry and O.J. Howard both produced flashy moments as much-hyped freshmen.Now, Howard says the two talk "all the time" about how much more they can...

  2. Sooners ride momentum from Sugar Bowl win over Alabama into spring practice

    Oklahoma is still on a high after winning the Sugar Bowl.The Sooners start spring practice Saturday, and coach Bob Stoops says the team had perhaps its best winter p...

  3. Oklahoma and Alabama square off in Sugar Bowl

    New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - No college football game has ever featured two teams with more combined bowl victories than the 80th Sugar Bowl, as the 11th-ra...

  4. Knight, OU upset Alabama in Sugar Bowl

    New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Knight threw across his body while falling out of bounds and found an open receiver in the end zone for the eventual gam...

  5. Dorm Report: Finding replacements for NFL-bound QBs

    Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The theme of the week is college basketball and the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 round, which will get underway on Thursday.The ...

  6. Sugar Bowl in New Orleans will be the site of new Big 12-SEC postseason game

    The Superdome in New Orleans will be the site of the new marquee bowl matching the Southeastern Conference and Big 12, and the game will still be called the Sugar Bo...

  7. SEC vs. Big 12 in Sugar Bowl

    The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference football champions will meet in the Sugar Bowl starting after the 2014 regular season.The conferences had announced the agreem...

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