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...