1994 Florida Gators football team

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1994 Florida Gators football
SEC champion
SEC Eastern Division champion
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 7
1994 record 10–2–1 (7–1 1st SEC)
Head coach Steve Spurrier
Defensive coordinator Bob Pruett
Captain Terry Dean
Aubrey Hill
Ellis Johnson
Larry Kennedy
Henry McMillian
Home stadium Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Seasons
« 1993 1995 »
1994 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
#7 Florida x$ 7 1 0     10 2 1
#22 Tennessee 5 3 0     8 4 0
South Carolina 4 4 0     7 5 0
Georgia 3 4 1     6 4 1
Vanderbilt 2 6 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 0 8 0     1 10 0
Western Division
#5 Alabama x 8 0 0     12 1 0
#9 Auburn 6 1 1     9 1 1
#24 Mississippi State 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 3 5 0     4 7 0
Arkansas 2 6 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 2 6 0     4 7 0
Championship: Florida 24, Alabama 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1994 college football season. The season was Steve Spurrier's fifth as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Spurrier's 1994 Florida Gators posted an overall record of 10–2–1 and a 6–1 record in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing first among the six SEC Eastern Division teams and winning the SEC championship.[1]

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9–3–1994 New Mexico State* No. 1 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, Florida W 70–21   84,721
9–10–1994 Kentucky No. 2 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Florida ABC W 73–7   85,238
9–17–1994 No. 15 Tennessee No. 1 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee ESPN W 31–0   96,656
10–1–1994 Mississippi No. 1 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi JPS W 38–14   38,360
10–8–1994 Louisiana State No. 1 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Florida JPS W 42–18   85,385
10–15–1994 No. 6 Auburn No. 1 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Florida ABC L 33–36   85,562
10–29–1994 Georgia No. 5 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Florida ESPN W 52–14   85,604
11–5–1994 Southern Mississippi* No. 4 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Florida (HC) W 55–17   85,448
11–12–1994 South Carolina No. 4 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Florida JPS W 48–17   85,028
11–19–1994 Vanderbilt No. 3 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee PPV W 24–7   33,508
11–26–1994 No. 7 Florida State* No. 4 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida ABC T 31–31   80,210
12–3–1994 No. 3 Alabama No. 6 Georgia DomeAtlanta (SEC Championship) ABC W 24–23   74,751
1–1–1995 No. 7 Florida State* No. 5 SuperdomeNew Orleans (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 17–23   76,244
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[1]

Postseason[edit]

The Seminoles then won a rematch in the Sugar Bowl 23–17, referred to as "The Fifth Quarter in the French Quarter."

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.