With the Gator Bowl under renovations in advance of the NFL coming to Jacksonville, Florida went “Between the Hedges” and embarrassed Georgia 52-17 in UF’s first visit to Athens since 1932.
Gators Reserves Eric Kresser and Travis McGriff, their team up by 28, hooked up for a TD pass with 1:10 to play, setting off a chorus of boos from the handful of UGA fans still inside Sanford Stadium.
Coach Steve Spurrier reasoned the run-it-up move against his hated rival like so:
“Someone told us no one had ever scored 50 points here, so we wanted to do that. We had our backups in there and they want to play and score like the others, so that touchdown was scored in the natural course of the game.”
After what happened Saturday, figured Gators everywhere could use this anedcote from the archives.