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All Gator Bowl Team

...In our 74 years of Gator Bowl history, we’ve seen some incredible players and coaches in our game. To honor our upcoming 75th game, we created an All Gator Bowl Team by polling our local media to vote for top Gator Bowl performers through the y...

Gator Bowl Top 50 Coaches + Players

...Gator Bowl Top 50 Coaches + Players Untitled Darrell Royal - QB, Oklahoma (1947) Buddy Burris - G, Oklahoma (1947)...

Team Records

...Total Offense…Most Plays…121 – Georgia Tech vs. West Virginia January 1, 2007…Most Yards…928 – Georgia Tech vs West Virginia January 1, 2007, 457 Pass, 471 Rush…Most First Downs…40 – Georgia Tech...

2010's Game History

...January 1, 2010 Florida State vs West Virginia…Game Summary…The 65th Gator Bowl would certainly go down as one of the most iconic in its storied history. The game would be the last for Seminole legend Bobby Bowden who played in his first...

2000's Game History

...January 1, 2000 Miami vs Georgia Tech…Game Summary…For 44,000 football fans there was no better way to celebrate the turn of the century than on the gridiron. Georgia Tech returned, looking to repeat as Champions. The Miami Hurricanes wer...

1990's Game History

...January 1, 1991 Michigan vs Mississippi…Game Summary…The 1991 New Year’s Day game was one of record-breaking proportion. The Michigan Wolverines exploded for a Gator Bowl record 715 total yards. The domination came through the air and o...

1980's Game History

...December 29, 1980 South Carolina vs. Pittsburgh…Game Summary…South Carolina returned to the Gator Bowl in 1980 for the first time since the inaugural game 34 years prior. The Gamecocks rode the wave of Heisman Trophy Winner George Rogers...

1970's Game History

...January 2, 1971 Auburn vs. Mississippi…Game Summary…Once again, a Heisman trophy winner took the field in Jacksonville. This time, it was Pat Sullivan, Auburn’s gunslinging quarterback. Both teams were handicapped by illness. But, not t...

1960's Game History

...January 2, 1960 Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech…Game Summary…Frank Broyles led his Arkansas Razorbacks into battle against his former coach, not only as a player but also as an assistant, Bobby Dodd in the 1960 classic. However, The story of th...

1950's Game History

...January 1, 1950 Missouri vs Maryland…Game Summary…Two former Jacksonville Navy hands faced off in the fifth edition of the Gator Bowl. For the second year in a row, the Missouri Tigers would be upset in the Gator Bowl. The Tigers came in...