The University of Florida Gators football team is one of the most powerful dynasties in college sports.
In 1999, coach Steve Spurrier was in his tenth season of his tenure as the Gators’ head coach. The Gators started the season with a four game winning streak, handily defeating Western Michigan, Central Florida, and Kentucky while pulling out a two point victory against #2 Tennessee. Their first loss came on October 2nd to #21 Alabama, where they were defeated in an overtime thriller. The Gators’ ranking dropped from #3 to #8 following that loss. The Gators then (more…)