Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 11/21/12
GAINESVILLE, Fla. A year later and the numbers remain eye-popping. It was a Florida-Florida State game that seemed more 1961 -- a 3-3 tie at Florida Field -- than 2011. The teams combined for 279 yards of total offense. They each finished 2 of 15 on third-down conversions. Florida averaged 3 yards per play, FSU 1.6. It gets stranger. The Seminoles managed only 95 yards and 27 inches per rush -- and still won by two touchdowns (21-7). "I haven' forgotten about that,'' Seminoles quarterback E.J. Manuel said this week. Few have. It was "Nightmare on Gale Lemerand Drive" for offensive coordinators everywhere. Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn didn't sleep too well that night either despite the Gators sacking Manuel four times and limiting FSU to less than a football field of offense. "You were busting your butt to get it and you didn't get it,'' Quinn said Tuesday. "That was hard." The two teams meet again on Saturday in a game with possible national championship implicat...
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