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Florida-FSU: Football Series History

Date Score Highlights 1958 UF, 21-7 Tampa's Jimmy Dunn runs for 2 TDs, voted game's MVP. 1959 UF, 18-8 FSU coach Perry Moss would leave for CFL's Montreal Alouettes. 1960 UF, 3-0 Coaching debuts of UF's Ray Graves and FSU's Bill Peterson. 1961 Tie, 3-3 Gators considered it a loss, Seminoles were giddy. 1962 UF , 20-7 Go-ahead score: Hagood Clarke's 63-yard punt return for TD. 1963 UF, 7-0 Second-quarter TD by Larry Dupree holds in defensive game. 1964 FSU, 16-7 FSU's historic win; WR Fred Biletnikoff scores FSU's only TD.1965 UF, 30-17 FSU's 17-16 final-minute lead erased by Steve Spurrier heroics.1966 UF, 22-19 Lane Fenner controversy lives! Was catch really out of bounds? 1967 FSU, 21-16Injured FSU QB Kim Hammond returns to throw winning TD. 1968 UF, 9-3 Gators shut down FSU's Ron Sellers, ride defense to victory. 1969 UF, 21-6 A comfortable victory for UF's celebrated "Super Sophs." 1970 UF, 38-27 Gary Huff-led FSU rallied from 31-7 deficit, but fell short. 1971 UF, 17-15 FSU was 5-0 and UF 0-5, but John Reaves-led Gators still prevail. 1972 UF, 42-13 Seminoles pass for 341 yards, but lose six fumbles in defeat. 1973 UF, 49-0 Winless FSU opens with an onside kick; UF recovers, cruises. 1974 UF, 24-14 Gators run over beaten-down Seminoles: 357 yards on 74 carries. 1975 UF, 34-8 Gators RB Jimmy DuBose rushes for series-high 204 yards. 1976 UF, 33-26 Last-second FSU drive dies at UF 9; Gators win ninth straight. 1977 FSU, 37-9 Bobby Bowden's first series win; Roger Overby scores 3 TDs. 1978 FSU, 38-21Seminoles score 17 unanswered points after 21-21 halftime tie. 1979 FSU, 27-16 Unbeaten FSU struggles, but finally puts away winless Gators. 1980 FSU, 17-13 FSU, shooting for No. 1, forced to rally from 13-3 deficit. 1981 UF, 35-3UF, led by QB Wayne Peace, ends FSU's four-game streak. 1982 UF, 13-10Reserve UF QB Bob Hewko leads Gators back from 10-0 deficit. 1983 UF, 53-14 Gators force six turnovers and rush for 297 yards. 1984 UF, 27-17 Probation-laden Gators finish resoundingly. 1985 UF, 38-14 No bowl for Gators, who finish No. 1 in computer poll. 1986 UF, 17-13 Only 449 yards of total offense in a driving Tallahassee rainstorm. 1987 FSU, 28-14 Seminoles solidly end UF's six-game series winning streak. 1988 FSU, 52-17 UF defense No. 2 nationally, but most-lopsided series victory. 1989 FSU, 24-17 Night game in Gainesville; FSU's P.T. Willis throws for 319 yards. 1990 FSU, 45-30 FSU wins fourth straight in series, outgaining UF 487-484. 1991 UF, 14-9 Gators break up end zone pass on fourth down with 2:11 left. 1992 FSU, 45-24 FSU's Tamarick Vanover has 239 all-purpose yards in the rout. 1993 FSU, 33-21 Third-and-10 clincher: Charlie Ward to Warrick Dunn for 79-yard TD. 1994 Tie, 31-31 Choke at Doak: FSU rallies from 31-3 fourth-quarter deficit. 1995 FSU, 23-17 In the "Fifth Quarter," FSU breaks the tie at Sugar Bowl; Warrick Dunn MVP. 1995 UF, 35-24 Gators take 28-6 first-half lead; Danny Wuerffel: 443 yards, four TDs. 1996 FSU, 24-21 Seminoles erase Gators' No. 1 ranking. Temporarily. 1997 UF, 52-20Gators win elusive national title at Sugar Bowl. 1997 UF, 32-29 Fred Taylor's TD with two minutes left caps UF comeback. 1998 FSU, 23-12Marcus Outzen the winning QB; FSU plays for national title.1999FSU, 30-23Seminoles capture second national title under Bobby Bowden.2000FSU, 30-7No contest: FSU's Snoop Minnis has 187 yards receiving.2001UF, 37-13Spurrier, Gators actually called off the dogs in this game.2002FSU, 31-14FSU's Chris Rix, back in lineup, plays brilliantly down the stretch.2003FSU, 38-34Controversial calls, dramatic game-winning TD and postgame brawl.2004UF, 20-13Fired Ron Zook wins at newly christened Bobby Bowden Field. 2005UF, 34-7Gators top mistake-prone Noles in Urban Meyer's first taste of rivalry.2006UF, 21-14No style points, but hard-earned win on UF's road to national title.Florida leads series, 28-19-2. 2007UF, 45-12Tebow (3 passing TDs, 2 running TDs) solidifies Heisman hopes.Florida leads series, 28-19-2. Compiled by Tribune staff
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