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Gator Bowl

Games: 69 (1946-2014)

First Game: January 1, 1946 (Wake Forest 26, South Carolina 14)
Last Game: January 1, 2014 (Georgia vs. Nebraska)

Most Points: 52 (Mississippi State in 2011)
Fewest Points: 0 (5 times)
Largest Margin: +41 (Syracuse over Clemson in 1996)

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69 Games

Year Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Attendance MVP Sponsor
2013 Jan 1, 2014 Wed Nebraska 24 Georgia 19 60,712 WR Quincy Enunwa (Nebraska) Taxslayer.com
2012 Jan 1, 2013 Tue Northwestern 34 Mississippi State 20 48,612 DB Jared Carpenter (Northwestern) Taxslayer.com
2011 Jan 2, 2012 Mon Florida 24 Ohio State 17 61,312 WR Andre Debose (Florida) Taxslayer.com
2010 Jan 1, 2011 Sat Mississippi State 52 Michigan 14 68,325 QB Chris Relf (Mississippi State) Progressive Insurance
2009 Jan 1, 2010 Fri Florida State 33 West Virginia 21 84,129 QB EJ Manuel (Florida State)
RB Noel Devine (West Virginia)
Konica Minolta
2008 Jan 1, 2009 Thu Nebraska 26 Clemson 21 67,282 QB Joe Ganz (Nebraska) Konica Minolta
2007 Jan 1, 2008 Tue Texas Tech 31 Virginia 28 60,243 QB Graham Harrell (Texas Tech)
RB Mikell Simpson (Virginia)
Konica Minolta
2006 Jan 1, 2007 Mon West Virginia 38 Georgia Tech 35 67,704 QB Pat White (West Virginia)
WR Calvin Johnson (Georgia Tech)
Toyota
2005 Jan 2, 2006 Mon Virginia Tech 35 Louisville 24 63,780 RB Cedric Humes (Virginia Tech)
QB Hunter Cantwell (Louisville)
Toyota
2004 Jan 1, 2005 Sat Florida State 30 West Virginia 18 70,112 RB Leon Washington (Florida State)
RB Kay-Jay Harris (West Virginia)
Toyota
2003 Jan 1, 2004 Thu Maryland 41 West Virginia 7 78,892 QB Scott McBrien (Maryland)
DB Brian King (West Virginia)
Toyota
2002 Jan 1, 2003 Wed North Carolina State 28 Notre Dame 6 73,491 QB Philip Rivers (North Carolina State)
DL Cedric Hillard (Notre Dame)
Toyota
2001 Jan 1, 2002 Tue Florida State 30 Virginia Tech 17 72,202 WR Javon Walker (Florida State)
WR Andre Davis (Virginia Tech)
Toyota
2000 Jan 1, 2001 Mon Virginia Tech 41 Clemson 20 68,741 QB Michael Vick (Virginia Tech)
WR Rod Gardner (Clemson)
Toyota
1999 Jan 1, 2000 Sat Miami (FL) 28 Georgia Tech 13 43,416 LB Nate Webster (Miami (FL))
QB Joe Hamilton (Georgia Tech)
Toyota
1998 Jan 1, 1999 Fri Georgia Tech 35 Notre Dame 28 70,791 WR Dez White (Georgia Tech)
RB Autry Denson (Notre Dame)
Toyota
1997 Jan 1, 1998 Thu North Carolina 42 Virginia Tech 3 54,116 QB Chris Keldorf (North Carolina)
QB Nick Sorensen (Virginia Tech)
Toyota
1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed North Carolina 20 West Virginia 13 52,103 QB Oscar Davenport (North Carolina)
WR David Saunders (West Virginia)
Toyota
1995 Jan 1, 1996 Mon Syracuse 41 Clemson 0 45,202 QB Donovan McNabb (Syracuse)
DB Peter Ford (Clemson)
Toyota
1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Tennessee 45 Virginia Tech 23 62,200 RB James Stewart (Tennessee)
QB Maurice DeShazo (Virginia Tech)
Outback Steakhouse
1993 Dec 31, 1993 Fri Alabama 24 North Carolina 10 67,205 QB Brian Burgdorf (Alabama)
WR Corey Holliday (North Carolina)
Outback Steakhouse
1992 Dec 31, 1992 Thu Florida 27 North Carolina State 10 71,233 RB Errict Rhett (Florida)
WR Reggie Lawrence (North Carolina State)
Outback Steakhouse
1991 Dec 29, 1991 Sun Oklahoma 48 Virginia 14 62,003 QB Cale Gundy (Oklahoma)
DB Tyrone Davis (Virginia)
1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Michigan 35 Mississippi 3 68,927 OL Offensive Line (Michigan)
DB Tyrone Ashley (Mississippi)
Mazda
1989 Dec 30, 1989 Sat Clemson 27 West Virginia 7 82,911 LB Levon Kirkland (Clemson)
DL Mike Fox (West Virginia)
Mazda
1988 Jan 1, 1989 Sun Georgia 34 Michigan State 27 76,236 QB Wayne Johnson (Georgia)
WR Andre Rison (Michigan State)
Mazda
1987 Dec 31, 1987 Thu Louisiana State 30 South Carolina 13 82,119 WR Wendell Davis (Louisiana State)
RB Harold Green (South Carolina)
Mazda
1986 Dec 27, 1986 Sat Clemson 27 Stanford 21 80,104 QB Rodney Williams (Clemson)
RB Brad Muster (Stanford)
Mazda
1985 Dec 30, 1985 Mon Florida State 34 Oklahoma State 23 79,417 QB Chip Ferguson (Florida State)
RB Thurman Thomas (Oklahoma State)
1984 Dec 28, 1984 Fri Oklahoma State 21 South Carolina 14 82,138 RB Thurman Thomas (Oklahoma State)
QB Mike Hold (South Carolina)
1983 Dec 30, 1983 Fri Florida 14 Iowa 6 81,293 DB Tony Lilly (Florida)
RB Owen Gill (Iowa)
1982 Dec 30, 1982 Thu Florida State 31 West Virginia 12 80,913 RB Greg Allen (Florida State)
K Paul Woodside (West Virginia)
1981 Dec 28, 1981 Mon North Carolina 31 Arkansas 27 71,009 RB Kelvin Bryant (North Carolina)
RB Gary Anderson (Arkansas)
1980 Dec 29, 1980 Mon Pittsburgh 37 South Carolina 9 72,297 QB Rick Trocano (Pittsburgh)
RB George Rogers (South Carolina)
1979 Dec 28, 1979 Fri North Carolina 17 Michigan 15 70,407 QB Matt Kupec (North Carolina)
WR Anthony Carter (Michigan)
1978 Dec 29, 1978 Fri Clemson 17 Ohio State 15 72,011 QB Steve Fuller (Clemson)
QB Art Schlichter (Ohio State)
1977 Dec 30, 1977 Fri Pittsburgh 34 Clemson 3 72,289 QB Matt Cavanaugh (Pittsburgh)
WR Jerry Butler (Clemson)
1976 Dec 27, 1976 Mon Notre Dame 20 Penn State 9 67,827 RB Al Hunter (Notre Dame)
WR Jimmy Cefalo (Penn State)
1975 Dec 29, 1975 Mon Maryland 13 Florida 0 64,012 RB Steve Atkins (Maryland)
LB Sammy Green (Florida)
1974 Dec 30, 1974 Mon Auburn 27 Texas 3 63,811 QB Phil Gargis (Auburn)
RB Earl Campbell (Texas)
1973 Dec 29, 1973 Sat Texas Tech 28 Tennessee 19 62,109 QB Joe Barnes (Texas Tech)
RB Haskel Stanback (Tennessee)
1972 Dec 30, 1972 Sat Auburn 24 Colorado 3 71,114 QB Wade Whatley (Auburn)
LB Mark Cooney (Colorado)
1971 Dec 31, 1971 Fri Georgia 7 North Carolina 3 71,208 RB Jimmy Poulos (Georgia)
LB James Webster (North Carolina)
1970 Jan 2, 1971 Sat Auburn 35 Mississippi 28 71,136 QB Pat Sullivan (Auburn)
QB Archie Manning (Mississippi)
1969 Dec 27, 1969 Sat Florida 14 Tennessee 13 72,248 LB Mike Kelley (Florida)
RB Curt Watson (Tennessee)
1968 Dec 28, 1968 Sat Missouri 35 Alabama 10 68,011 QB Terry McMillan (Missouri)
LB Mike Hall (Alabama)
1967 Dec 30, 1967 Sat Penn State 17 Florida State 17 68,019 QB Kim Hammond (Florida State)
QB Tom Sherman (Penn State)
1966 Dec 31, 1966 Sat Tennessee 18 Syracuse 12 60,312 QB Dewey Warren (Tennessee)
RB Floyd Little (Syracuse)
1965 Dec 31, 1965 Fri Georgia Tech 31 Texas Tech 21 60,127 RB Lenny Snow (Georgia Tech)
RB Donny Anderson (Texas Tech)
1964 Jan 2, 1965 Sat Florida State 36 Oklahoma 19 50,408 WR Fred Biletnikoff (Florida State)
LB Carl McAdams (Oklahoma)
1963 Dec 28, 1963 Sat North Carolina 35 Air Force 0 50,018 RB Ken Willard (North Carolina)
OL David Sicks (Air Force)
1962 Dec 29, 1962 Sat Florida 17 Penn State 7 50,026 QB Tom Shannon (Florida)
E Dave Robinson (Penn State)
1961 Dec 30, 1961 Sat Penn State 30 Georgia Tech 15 50,202 QB Galen Hall (Penn State)
RB Joe Auer (Georgia Tech)
1960 Dec 31, 1960 Sat Florida 13 Baylor 12 50,122 QB Larry Libertore (Florida)
QB Bobby Ply (Baylor)
1959 Jan 2, 1960 Sat Arkansas 14 Georgia Tech 7 45,104 RB Jim Mooty (Arkansas)
LB Maxie Baughan (Georgia Tech)
1958 Dec 27, 1958 Sat Mississippi 7 Florida 3 41,312 QB Bobby Franklin (Mississippi)
E Dave Hudson (Florida)
1957 Dec 28, 1957 Sat Tennessee 3 Texas A&M 0 41,160 RB Bobby Gordon (Tennessee)
RB John David Crow (Texas A&M)
1956 Dec 29, 1956 Sat Georgia Tech 21 Pittsburgh 14 36,256 QB Wade Mitchell (Georgia Tech)
QB Corny Salvaterra (Pittsburgh)
1955 Dec 31, 1955 Sat Vanderbilt 25 Auburn 13 32,174 QB Don Orr (Vanderbilt)
RB Joe Childress (Auburn)
1954 Dec 31, 1954 Fri Auburn 33 Baylor 13 28,426 RB Joe Childress (Auburn)
QB Billy Hooper (Baylor)
1953 Jan 1, 1954 Fri Texas Tech 35 Auburn 13 28,641 RB Bobby Cavazos (Texas Tech)
QB Vince Dooley (Auburn)
1952 Jan 1, 1953 Thu Florida 14 Tulsa 13 30,015 RB John Hall (Florida)
OL Marv Matuszak (Tulsa)
1951 Jan 1, 1952 Tue Miami (FL) 14 Clemson 0 34,577 RB Jim Dooley (Miami (FL))
1950 Jan 1, 1951 Mon Wyoming 20 Washington & Lee 7 19,834 RB Eddie Talboom (Wyoming)
1949 Jan 2, 1950 Mon Maryland 20 Missouri 7 18,409 OL Bob Ward (Maryland)
1948 Jan 1, 1949 Sat Clemson 24 Missouri 23 32,939 RB Bobby Gage (Clemson)
1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Maryland 20 Georgia 20 16,666 RB Lu Gambino (Maryland)
1946 Jan 1, 1947 Wed Oklahoma 34 North Carolina State 13 10,134 RB Joe Golding (Oklahoma)
1945 Jan 1, 1946 Tue Wake Forest 26 South Carolina 14 7,362 QB Nick Sacrinty (Wake Forest)