Originally written November 19, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
Florida and Florida State have faced off in top-10 showdowns before. But on Saturday, this will be the first time since 2000 that both teams are in the top 10 going into their regular-season finale. A victory in the series gives a 365-day license to brag, but, this year, it also provides needed Bowl Championship Series cache. While both teams are 10-1, BCS No. 4 Florida and No. 10 Florida State still need help to reach the title game. The Gators have a plausible path to play for a title. If Notre Dame (11-0) falls to Southern California on Saturday night, the door swings wide open. Huge if, Florida coach Will Muschamp said of the Gators BCS title game chances. The Seminoles would need a half dozen losses to be in the picture, an unlikely scenario even in this bizarre season. Florida just needs a USC win. Notre Dame is the only major unbeaten team left in college football, save ineligible Ohio State. So the Fighting Irish would clinch a spot in the BCS title game with a victory...
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