Found December 31, 2012 on Football Nation:
With impressive wins over LSU, South Carolina and Florida State, the 3rd ranked Florida Gators come into their BCS match-up with Louisville as two touchdown favorites. And although this isn't the game that Florida expected, it is one they believe they can dominate. The Louisville Cardinals, after winning the Big East in the final regular season game against Rutgers, will be making their first appearance at the Super Dome. If they wish to keep this contest close, the Cardinals must utilize Teddy Bridgewater and their arsenal of talented wide receivers.Here are three things to expect when the Big East Champs go up against one of the most talented defenses in the country:Teddy Bridgewater Will Stuggle:After throwing for 3,452 yards and 25 touchdowns in his Sophomore season, Bridgewater projects to be a top 3 pick in the 2014 NFL draft (assuming he comes out). These gaudy stats are due in large part to Bridgewater's ability to extend plays--a trait that will be hampered by Bridg...

Video: Teddy Bridgewater Excited To Play Against One Of His Favorite Teams

Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater says Florida is actually one of his favorite teams in college football. He’s looking forward to the match-up and expects some trash talking will take place between he and some of his friends on Florida’s team.

Sugar Bowl preview: Louisville-Florida

This isnt the game the Florida Gators expected, but it is one they hope to dominate. The Louisville Cardinals will be making their first appearance at the Super Dome and they will be big underdogs against a Gator team that finished third in the BCS rankings. Key Matchup Teddy Bridgewater is one of the most exciting young quarterbacks in the college game, but he will be tested...

Allstate Suger Bowl Preview

OK, this is the game that everyone got so upset about with the announcements of the BCS matchups. Everyone had accepted that the Orange Bowl was going to be terrible, but we were all hopeful that we could get Florida matched against Oklahoma or Clemson. Instead N. Illinois crashed the party and forced the hand of the bowl officials to pull Louisville up to the Sugar Bowl. Now that...

Stingy Florida defense likes Sugar Bowl challenge

Florida is ranked fifth nationally in total defense and third in scoring defense. Yet, safety Josh Evans insists both rankings fail to reflect how good the unit really is. In his eyes, the No. 4 Gators (11-1) are second to none defensively, something they will try to prove when they play 22nd-ranked Louisville (10-2) and dynamic quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in the Sugar Bowl on...

DC's Preview: Allstate Sugar Bowl

#3 Florida vs. #21 LouisvilleLouisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA Wednesday, January 2nd, 8:30 PM on ESPN The Sugar Bowl is tied with the Orange and Sun as the second oldest bowl game in the country, and has been played in New Orleans since January 1, 1935 (with a brief, Katrina-forced pit stop in Atlanta in 2006). This marks the second time in four games that Florida...

Florida Gators Vs. Louisville Cardinals: Five Final Sugary Thoughts

In less than five hours, the Florida Gators will hit the field one final time to close out the 2012 season. Their opponent–the Louisville Cardinals–is an unfamiliar one, and the place–the Sugar Bowl–hasn’t been as known to the Gators as one would have hoped in recent years. The two teams face off with that pride thing on the line, but also much more. For the Gators, it’s...

Countdown to Sugar Bowl

University of Louisville fans pose in front of musical greats Fats Domino, Al Hirt and Pete Fontaine on Bourbon Street. The official UofL Sugar Bowl bus shuttles coaches and players between events in New Orleans. UofL President James Ramsey and Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater welcome fans to the Marriott Inn, the official team headquarters for Charlie Strong’s team.
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