The Florida Gators were one of the most dominant teams in college football in the 1990s. They had a world class coach and world class talent that helped them win. During this time they were coached by former Heisman Trophy winning Florida Gators Quarterback Steve Spurrier. They won 6 conference championships in the SEC and one National Championship during this time.
1998 was a very successful year for the Gators. They went 7-1 in the conference and 10-2 overall.Additional information can be found at http://bleacherreport.com/articles/777645-2011-florida-gators-football-7-games-that-could-be-blowouts. They started off the season with a warm up game against The Citadel with a huge win of 49-10 they also won their second game quite handily against Northeast Louisiana. They lost their first game of the year in week 3 against arch rival Tennessee at Tennessee. They then had a very successful run winning their next 7 games against conference foes like Kentucky, Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and LSU. Three of these wins came against ranked opponents.
The only other loss of the season came in the last regular season game of the year against arch rival Florida State University. FSU was ranked 5 in the nation at the time of the match-up. The Gators were ranked 4 at the time and lost by a score of 12-27 on the road in Doak Campbell stadium in Tallahassee. They they went on to win the Orange Bowl in Miami against 18 Syracuse to finish their season 10-2 and ranked 7 in the nation.