Things to know about Florida
Oct. 31, 2007
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Florida is the defending national champion after defeating Ohio St. in the 2006-2007 BCS National Championship Game.
UF is 16-1 under Urban Meyer at "The Swamp." Their lone home loss was this season against Auburn (20-17) on a last second field goal.
Meyer has a career record of 20-2 in games played in the state of Florida.
The Gators have been ranked in the AP, Coaches', and BCS polls each week Urban Meyer has been the head coach at Florida.
Florida has spent 17 consecutive years in the final Coaches' Poll, the longest active streak in the NCAA by seven years. Texas is second on the list at 10.
Florida has scored in 237 consecutive games.
A total of 19 Gators made their first career start at some point this season.
UF's offense averages 39.1 points per game, good for 10th nationally and second in the SEC.
Florida has rushed for 21 touchdowns this season. (third in the SEC, 14th in the NCAA).
The Gators have outscored their opponents in three out of four quarters this season, including a 101-40 in the second quarter.
Florida's offensive line has not allowed a sack in half of the team's eight games this season.
Over the last 17 years, Florida is: 138-5 when holding opponents to 21 points or less; 111-7 vs. unranked teams; and 31-4 in games in which the team blocks a punt. The Gators blocked two punts last season vs. Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt WR #10 Earl Bennett was the last player to record over 150 yards receiving against the Gators' defense. He had 13 catches for 157 yards and one touchdown last November vs. Florida.