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Friday October 5, 2012 On this date in Gators history: Oct. 5, 2002

Eli Rex Grossman equaled his career-worst four interceptions and the sixth-ranked Gators lost 17-14 at Mississippi.

Rebels safety Matt Grier had two of those picks, returning the second 24 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with just over seven minutes to play in one of the biggest Ole Miss wins in years.

Eli Manning passed for just 154 yards for the Rebels and did not throw a TD -- but did not turn the ball over, either.

Grossman, who finished second in Heisman Trophy balloting the season before, completed just 19 of 41 attempts and on the day and was called for intentionally grounding a pass in the end zone for a safety. 

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