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There will be plenty of emotions Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field when state rivals Florida State and No. 1 Florida meet for the 54th time in front of more than 90,000 and a national television audience provided by CBS. For the Seminoles, the game marks the final appearance in The Swamp for their 80-year-old head coach, Bobby Bowden, who is 17-17-1 in his previous meetings with the Gators. Bowden, whose return in 2010 has not been announced, won’t be the head coach when the teams play in Gainesville in 2011. He’d like nothing better than to see the 6-5 Seminoles break Florida’s five-game winning streak in the series, perhaps derailing Florida’s hopes for a second straight national championship but also ending the Gators’ 21-game winning streak, the longest in the nation. For the 11-0 Gators, it is the last game in The Swamp for 23 seniors (another, the late Michael Guilford also will be honored) who will be feted before the game. The biggest cheers, of course, will be reserved for quarterback Tim Tebow, middle linebacker Brandon Spikes, wide receiver Riley Cooper, weakside linebacker Ryan Stamper and wide receiver/kick returner Brandon James, but they all played big roles in a marvelous 46-6 run, the best record ever by a class in Southeastern Conference history that included two SEC championships and two BCS national championships.

GAME 12: FLORIDA STATE AT No. 1 FLORIDA

WHEN: Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET.

WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (88,548), Gainesville, Fla.

WEATHER FORECAST: Sunny with clouds, high temperature of 66 degrees (lows in the evening between 38 and 42 degrees). Chance of precipitation is 0 percent. Winds are expected from the North from 5-10 miles per hour. Sunset is 5:30 p.m. and means the game will end under the lights, with temperatures falling.

OVER THE AIRWAVES: CBS Sports (Verne Lundquist, play-by-play; Gary Danielson, color analyst; Tracy Wolfson, sidelines) has the telecast; Gator Radio Network has broadcast (see below for more information and stations) with Mick Hubert, Lee McGriff and Steve Babik.

’NOLE NOTES: This will be the last game that 80-year-old Bobby Bowden will coach at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. In 2011, the head coach is expected to be current offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher. … No decision has been made whether Bowden will be the head coach in 2010 when the teams meet in Tallahassee. … It is, however, the last time the Gators will go up against defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews, who is retiring at the end of this season after 26 years with Bowden. … As FSU head coach, Bowden is 17-17-1 against Florida. … In games at Gainesville, the Seminoles are 7-9, the last victory coming in 2003 by a score of 38-34. … In games played at Tallahassee, the Seminoles are 9-7-1 but are winless since a 31-14 victory in 2002. … Two of the games were played in the Sugar Bowl following the 1994 season (the 31-31 tie at Tallahassee) and the 1996 season (a 24-21 FSU victory). … Florida rebounded from the 1996 loss to win 52-20 and capture its first national championship.  … With its 29-26 victory over Maryland last Saturday, Florida State became bowl eligible for the 28th straight season.

GATOR BYTES: Two big streaks are on the line for Saturday’s game. … Florida has won 21 straight games over two seasons, the nation’s longest winning streak, and the Gators will be seeking their sixth straight victory in the series beginning with a 20-13 victory in Ron Zook’s last game as Florida head coach in Tallahassee. … The 21-game winning streak is the fourth best in SEC history and the longest in the past 15 years. … Florida is 11-0 for the second time in its history (the 1995 team went 11-0 but lost to Nebraska in the Fiesta Bowl). … This is the sixth time that Florida has appeared on CBS nationally, with a seventh scheduled Dec. 5 at the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta. The previous five games were Tennessee (Sept. 19), Louisiana State (Oct. 10), Arkansas (Oct. 17), Georgia (Oct. 31) and South Carolina (Nov. 14). … ESPN College GameDay will be in Gainesville for the 11th time. It will be Florida’s 31st overall appearance in a GameDay game, the most in the nation, and Florida is 20-10. … The Gators have not made a turnover in a game since the Oct. 24 Mississippi State victory. … The defense has held three straight opponents and seven total this season under 100 yards rushing.

GOODBYE: Coach Urban Meyer, the staff and Florida will pay pre-game recognition to 24 seniors who have compiled a 46-6 record in four seasons, the winningest senior class in Southeastern Conference history. The class has won two BCS national championships (2006, 2008) and two SEC Championships (same), three SEC Eastern Division titles (2006, 2008, 2009); compiled a 27-5 SEC record, including 8-0 this season; a 25-2 record in The Swamp; a 14-3 (.823) record vs. ranked teams; and an 11-1 record against principal rivals Tennessee (4-0), Georgia (3-1), Florida State (3-0) and Miami, Fla. (1-0). It also has produced a Heisman Trophy winner (Tim Tebow, 2007) and the national Defensive Player of the Year (Brandon Spikes, 2008). … More important, the group includes 12 SEC Academic Honor Roll members. The following seniors are making their final home appearances Saturday: No. 14 Markihe Anderson, a cornerback from Fort Myers; No. 68 Jim Barrie, an offensive lineman from Tampa; No. 14 Andrew Blaylock, a quarterback from Durham, N.C.; No. 48 Rick Burgess, a fullback from Jupiter; No. 84 Christopher Coleman, a tight end from Lake City; No. 11 Riley Cooper, a wide receiver from Clearwater; No. 32 Dustin Doe, a linebacker from Jasper; No. 49 Jermaine Cunningham, a defensive end from Stone Mountain, Ga.; No. 98 Troy Epps, a defensive tackle from Union, S.C.; No. 59 John Fairbanks, a long snapper from Celebration; No. 22 Cade Holliday, a wide receiver from Gainesville; No. 25 Brandon James, a wide receiver/kick returner from St. Augustine; No. 20 Dorian Munroe, a safety from Miami; No. 83 David Nelson, a wide receiver from Wichita Falls, Texas; No. 38 Jonathan Phillips, a placekicker from Wellington; No. 4 Wondy Pierre-Louis, a cornerback from Naples; No. 30 Chris Pintado, a linebacker from Miami; No. 29 Christopher Scott, a running back from Englewood; No. 39 Joey Sorrentino, a wide receiver from Ocala; No. 51 Brandon Spikes, a linebacker from Shelby, N.C.; No. 41 Ryan Stamper, a linebacker from Jacksonville; No. 15 Tim Tebow, a quarterback from Jacksonville; and No. 53 Mike Williamson, a long snapper from Winter Park. Florida also will recognize No. 46 Michael Guilford, a quarterback from Quincy who was killed in a motorcycle accident following the 2006 national championship season.

RECORDS/RANKINGS: Florida State is 6-5 (4-4 in the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference) and is unranked. Florida is 11-0 (8-0 in the East Division of the Southeastern Conference) and is No. 1 in this week’s Bowl Championship Series rankings, No. 1 in the Associated Press (media), USA Today (American Football Coaches Association) and Harris Interactive (BCS) polls and No. 2 in the Coaches Legends poll (behind Alabama).

COACHES: Florida State, Bobby Bowden (Samford, 1949) is in his 34th season at Florida State (315-96-4 for a winning percentage of .764) and 44th as a college head football coach (he also coached at Samford and West Virginia) with an overall record of 388-128-4 (.750). Bowden is 17-17-1 in 35 games against Florida (7-9 in Gainesville, 9-7-1 in Tallahassee and 1-1 at the Sugar Bowl). Florida, Urban Meyer (Cincinnati, 1988) is in his fifth season at Florida (he is 55-9, a winning percentage of .859, the best all-time in the SEC) and his ninth season overall as a head coach (he spent two seasons at Bowling Green and two seasons at Utah) and is 94-17 (.847). He is 4-0 against Florida State as Florida’s head coach.

SCHEDULES: The game-by-game results:

Florida State Seminoles (6-5, 4-4 ACC)Sept. 9 MIAMI, FLA. (ACC) (L, 34-38); Sept. 12 JACKSONVILLE STATE (W, 19-9); Sept. 19 at Brigham Young (W, 54-28); Sept. 26 SOUTH FLORIDA (L, 7-17); Oct. 3 at Boston College (ACC) (L, 21-28); Oct. 10 GEORGIA TECH (ACC) (L, 44-49); Oct. 22 at North Carolina (ACC) (W, 30-27); Oct. 31 NORTH CAROLINA STATE (ACC) (W, 45-42); Nov. 7 at Clemson (ACC) (L, 24-40); Nov. 14 at Wake Forest (ACC) (W, 41-28); Nov. 21 MARYLAND (ACC) (W, 29-26); Nov. 28 at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

Florida Gators (11-0, 8-0 SEC)Sept. 5 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (W, 62-3); Sept. 12 TROY (W, 56-6); Sept. 19 TENNESSEE (SEC) (W, 23-13); Sept. 26 at Kentucky (SEC) (W, 41-7); Oct. 3 Idle; Oct. 10 at Louisiana State (SEC) (W, 13-3); Oct. 17 ARKANSAS (SEC) (W, 23-20); Oct. 24 at Mississippi State (SEC) (W, 29-19); Oct. 31 Georgia (SEC) at Jacksonville, (W, 41-17); Nov. 7 VANDERBILT (SEC) (W, 27-3); Nov. 14 at South Carolina (SEC) (W, 24-14); Nov. 21 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL (W, 62-3); Nov. 28 FLORIDA STATE, 3:30 p.m. (CBS); Dec. 5 vs. Alabama in SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, 4 p.m. (CBS).

LAST TIME OUT: How Florida State and Florida fared last Saturday:

Florida State 29, Maryland 26: For the first time in over 30 years, the Seminoles weren’t whistled for a penalty (Sept. 18, 1976 vs. Miami). Running back Lonnie Pryor scored the game-winning touchdown with 32 seconds left. The Seminoles’ defense had a season-high 11 tackles for loss. In his last three games against Clemson, Wake Forest and Maryland, punt returner Greg Reid (who de-committed from Florida to sign with Florida State) has averaged 39.6 yards per game (with one touchdown).

Florida 62, FIU 3: Brandon Spikes’ 41-yard interception return for a touchdown began the top-ranked Gators’ total dominance of the Panthers (3-8). Florida held FIU to 189 total yards and 11 first downs, and it was the third straight game (and seventh this season) that Florida’s defense held an opponent under 100 yards rushing. Meanwhile, Tim Tebow began a big day for the offense with the longest rushing touchdown of his career – 55 yards. Tebow finished with 102 yards on 7 carries and threw for 215 yards (on 17-of-25 passing) and two touchdowns before yielding his duties to redshirt sophomore John Brantley, who threw for 146 yards and three touchdowns.

SERIES: This is the 54th meeting between Florida State and Florida, with the Gators holding a 32-19 edge in victories (two games have ended in ties).

Games at Gainesville: Florida leads 19-8-1. Games at Tallahassee: Florida leads 12-10-1. Games at New Orleans (Sugar Bowl): Series tied 1-1. Last 10 meetings: Florida 6-4. Current streak: Florida 5. Longest Florida State streak: 4 (1977-80 and 1987-90). Longest Florida streak: 9 (1968-1976).

Results of games in the series (number in parentheses next to school was its ranking heading into the game that season):

1958: (12) Florida 21, Florida State 7 (at Gainesville); 1959: Florida 18, Florida State 8 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘50s: Florida 2-0-0.

1960: Florida 3, Florida State 0 (at Gainesville); 1961: Florida 3, Florida State 3 (at Gainesville); 1962: Florida 20, Florida State 7 (at Gainesville); 1963: Florida 7, Florida State 0 (at Gainesville); 1964: Florida State 16, Florida 7 (at Tallahassee); 1965: Florida 30, Florida State 17 (at Gainesville); 1966: (10) Florida 22, Florida State 19 (at Tallahassee); 1967: Florida State 21, Florida 16 (at Gainesville); 1968: (5) Florida 9, Florida State 3 (at Tallahassee); 1969: (12) Florida 21, Florida State 6 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘60s: Florida 7-2-1.

1970: Florida 38, Florida State 27 (at Tallahassee); 1971: Florida 17, (19) Florida State 15 (at Gainesville); 1972: Florida 42, (13) Florida State 13 (at Tallahassee); 1973: Florida 49, Florida State 0 (at Gainesville); 1974: (14) Florida 24, Florida State 14 (at Tallahassee); 1975: (14) Florida 34, Florida State 8 (at Gainesville); 1976: (12) Florida 33, Florida State 26 (at Tallahassee); 1977: (19) Florida State 37, Florida 9 (at Gainesville); 1978: Florida State 38, Florida 21 (at Tallahassee); 1979: (5) Florida State 27, Florida 16 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘70s: Florida 7-3-0.

1980: (3) Florida State 17, Florida 13 (at Tallahassee); 1981: Florida 35, Florida State 3 (at Gainesville); 1982: Florida 13, (15) Florida State 10 (at Tallahassee); 1983: (12) Florida 53, Florida State 14 (at Gainesville); 1984: (3) Florida 27, (12) Florida State 17 (at Tallahassee); 1985: (6) Florida 38, (12) Florida State 17 (at Gainesville); 1986: Florida 17, Florida State 13 (at Tallahassee); 1987: (3) Florida State 28, Florida 14 (at Gainesville); 1988: (5) Florida State 52, Florida 17 (at Tallahassee); 1989: (6) Florida State 24, Florida 17 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘80s: Florida 6-4-0.

1990: (8) Florida State 45, (6) Florida 30 (at Tallahassee); 1991: (5) Florida 14, (3) Florida State 9 (at Gainesville); 1992: (3) Florida State 45, (6) Florida 24 (at Tallahassee); 1993: (1) Florida State 33, (7) Florida 21 (at Gainesville); 1994: (4) Florida 31, (7) Florida State 31 (at Tallahassee); 1995: (7) Florida State 23, (5) Florida 17 (New Orleans, Sugar Bowl); 1995: (3) Florida 35, (6) Florida State 24 (at Gainesville); 1996: (2) Florida State 24, (1) Florida 21 (at Tallahassee); 1997: (3) Florida 52, (1) Florida State 20 (at New Orleans, Sugar Bowl); 1997: (10) Florida 32, (2) Florida State 29 (at Gainesville); 1998: (5) Florida State 23, (4) Florida 12 (at Tallahassee); 1999: (1) Florida State 30, (3) Florida 23 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘90s: Florida State 7-4-1.

2000: (3) Florida State 30, (4) Florida 7 (at Tallahassee); 2001: (4) Florida 37, (20) Florida State 13 (at Gainesville); 2002: (23) Florida State 31, (15) Florida 14 (at Tallahassee); 2003: (9) Florida State 38, (11) Florida 34 (at Gainesville); 2004: Florida 20, (10) Florida State 13 (at Tallahassee); 2005: (19) Florida 34, (23) Florida State 7 (at Gainesville); 2006: (4) Florida 21, Florida State 14 (at Tallahassee); 2007: (12) Florida 45, Florida State 12 (at Gainesville); 2008: (2) Florida 45, (23) Florida State 15 (at Tallahassee). Record in the 2000s: Florida 6-3-0.

LAST YEAR IN TALLAHASSEE: The Gators rolled to a 502-242 edge in total offense that included 317 rushing yards as No. 2 Florida prevailed 45-15 on a rainy day in soggy Doak Campbell at Bobby Bowden Field. Tim Tebow threw for 185 yards (on 12-of-21 passing) and three touchdowns, two of them to tight end Aaron Hernandez.

STARTLING LINEUPS: This is how the teams are expected to match up offense vs. defense and on special teams:

Florida State defense: LE 95 Kevin McNeil; DT 93 Everett Dawkins; NT 90 Moses McCray; RE 98 Markus White; SLB 36 Dekoda Watson; MLB 29 Kendall Smith; WLB 13 Nigel Bradham; CB 15 Ochuko Jenije; FS 20 Jamie Robinson; RV 22 Korey Mangum; CB 21 Patrick Robinson.

Florida offense: WR 6 Deonte Thompson; WR 11 Riley Cooper; LT 73 Xavier Nixon; LG 57 Carl Johnson or 66 James Wilson; C 56 Maurkice Pouncey; RG 55 Mike Pouncey; RT 76 Marcus Gilbert; TE 81 Aaron Hernandez; QB 15 Tim Tebow; RB 2 Jeff Demps; WR 25 Brandon James; WR 83 David Nelson.

Florida State offense: WR 80 Jarmon Fortson; LT 67 Andrew Datko; LG 62 Rodney Hudson; C 60 Ryan McMahon; RG 79 David Spurlock; DT 77 Zebrie Sanders; TE 88 Beau Reliford; QB 3 EJ Manuel; FB 24 Lonnie Pryor; TB 38 Jermaine Thomas; WR 86 Rod Owens.

Florida defense: DE 8 Carlos Dunlap; DT 99 Omar Hunter or 90 Lawrence Marsh; DT 6 Jaye Howard or 92 Terron Sanders; DE 49 Jermaine Cunningham; SLB 40 Brandon Hicks; MLB 51 Brandon Spikes; WLB 41 Ryan Stamper; CB 1 Janoris Jenkins; CB 5 Joe Haden; SS 35 Ahmad Black or 10 Will Hill; FS 21 Major Wright or 10 Will Hill.

Florida State specialists: PK 18 Dustin Hopkins; KO 18 Dustin Hopkins; PR 5 Greg Reid; KR 21 Patrick Robinson; P 45 Shawn Powell; S 65 Zack Aronson; H 45 Shawn Powell.

Florida specialists: PK 19 Caleb Sturgis; KO 19 Caleb Sturgis; PR 25 Brandon James; KR 25 Brandon James; P 17 Chas Henry; S 53 Mike Williamson (P) and 59 John Fairbanks (PK); H 17 Chas Henry.

TEAM STATISTICS: This is how Florida State (NCAA) and Florida (NCAA/SEC) compare statistically:

Scoring offense: Florida State, 31.64 points per game (26). Florida, 36.45 points per game (10/2). National leader: Boise State, 44.36 points per game. SEC leader: Arkansas (8), 38.00 points per game.

Total offense: Florida State, 434.73 yards per game (21). Florida, 442.82 yards per game (15/2). National leader: Houston, 574.09 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas (13), 445.18 yards per game.

Rushing offense: Florida State, 148.64 yards per game (59). Florida, 229.91 yards per game (9/1). National leader: Nevada, 373.18 yards per game.

Passing offense: Florida State, 286.09 yards per game (14). Florida, 212.91 yards per game (65/7). National leader: Houston 441.82 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas (8), 310.27 yards per game.

Scoring defense: Florida State, 30.18 points per game (95). Florida, 9.82 points per game (1/1).

Total defense: Florida State, 434.36 yards per game (106). Florida, 229.82 yards per game (2/2). National leader/SEC leader: Alabama, 225.18 yards per game.

Rushing defense: Florida State, 193.45 yards per game (105). Florida, 90.55 yards per game (7/2). National leader: Texas, 50.09 yards per game. SEC leader: Alabama (2), 70.55 yards per game.

Passing defense: Florida State, 240.91 yards per game (92). Florida, 139.27 yards per game (1/1).

Passing efficiency: Florida State, 144.80 rating (19). Florida, 161.87 rating (5/1). National leader: Cincinnati, 170.01 rating.

Pass efficiency defense: Florida State, 149.33 rating (106). Florida, 86.08 rating (2/2). National leader/SEC leader: Alabama, 82.52 rating.

Turnovers lost: Florida State, 24 (T91). Florida, 13 (T15/T3). National leader: Cincinnati, 6. SEC leader: Louisiana State (T3), 9.

Turnovers gained: Florida State, Florida State, 24 (T24). Florida, 21 (T39/T3). National leader: Ohio State, 33. SEC leader: Arkansas (T19), 25.

Turnover margin: Florida State, 0.00 margin (T60). Florida, 0.73 margin (T17/T3). National leader: Rutgers, 1.90 margin. SEC leader: Alabama (5), 1.18 margin.

Tackles for loss allowed: Florida State, 5.27 margin (T42). Florida, 5.64 margin (T52/T6). National leader: Tie, Stanford and Nevada, 3.27 per game. SEC leader: Alabama (T20), 4.45 per game.

Tackles for loss: Florida State, 5.55 per game (T66). Florida, 5.55 per game (T66/T9). National leader: Cincinnati 8.80 per game. SEC leader: Mississippi (T13), 7.55 per game.

Sacks allowed: Florida State, 1.55 per game (T44). Florida, 2.36 per game (T80/10). National leader: Boise State, 0.45 per game. SEC leader: Tie, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia (T11), 1.00 per game.

Sacks: Florida State, 1.73 per game (T73). Florida, 2.73 per game (T18/T1). National leader: Pittsburgh, 4.10 per game. SEC leader: Tie, Mississippi and Florida (T18), 2.73 per game.

First downs offense: Florida State, 21.82 per game (24). Florida, 22.82 per game (14/1). National leader: Houston, 31.18 per game.

First downs defense: Florida State, 21.00 per game (T94). Florida, 13.18 per game (T2/T1). National leader: Texas Christian, 11.73 per game. SEC leader: Tie, Alabama and Florida (T2), 13.18 per game.

Third-down percentage: Florida State, 65/135 for 48.15 percent (T12). Florida, 67/141 for 47.52 percent (16/1). National leader: Brigham Young, 80/137 for 58.39 percent.

Third-down percentage defense: Florida State, 57/137 for 41.61 percent (85). Florida, 41/153 for 26.80 percent (2/1). National leader: Texas 40/156 for 25.64 percent.

Fourth-down percentage: Florida State, 4/10 for 40 percent (T87). Florida, 8/13 for 61.54 percent (27/3). National leader: Toledo, 14/17 for 82.35 percent. SEC leader: Kentucky, 14/19 for 73.68 percent.

Fourth-down percentage defense: Florida State, 10/15 for 67.00 percent (T110). Florida, 7/18 for 38.89 percent (25/4). National leader: South Florida, 4/20 for 20.00 percent. SEC leader: Arkansas (T5), 4/16 for 25.00 percent.

Red zone offense: Florida State, 38 (32 TD/6 FG) of 46 for 83 percent (T53). Florida, 40 (25 TD/15 FG) of 52 for 77 percent (T90/10). National leader/SEC leader: Arkansas 41 (32 TD/9 FG) of 42 for 98 percent.

Red zone defense: Florida State, 35 (29 TD/6 FG) of 42 for 83 percent (T73). Florida, 15 (6 TD/9 FG) of 20 for 75 percent (T19/4). National leader: Penn State, 17 (10 TD/7 FG) of 26 for 65 percent. SEC leader: Alabama (T2), 13 (7 TD/6 FG) of 19 for 68 percent.

Time of possession: Florida State, 30.23 (47). Florida, 31.29 (23/2). National leader: Georgia Tech, 34:25. SEC leader: Alabama (7), 32:56.

Net punting: Florida State, 36.30 net average (50). Florida, 40.21 net average (3/2). National leader/SEC leader: Georgia, 42.84 net average.

Punt returns: Florida State, 16.81 average (2). Florida, 7.59 average (78/10). National leader: Louisiana Tech, 17.50 average. SEC leader: Louisiana State (3), 16.23 average).

Punt returns defense: Florida State, 8.29 average (53). Florida, 3.25 average (8/1). National leader: Hawaii, -.20 average.

Kickoff returns: Florida State, 20.29 average (91). Florida, 26.15 average (9/1). National leader: Texas Christian, 30.16 average.

Kickoff returns defense: Florida State, 21.25 average (53). Florida, 20.09 average (30/2). National leader: Kent State 15.33 average. SEC leader: Louisiana State (3) 17.56 average.

Fewest yards penalized: Florida State, 63.55 yards per game (98). Florida, 46.73 yards per game (33/5). National leader: Navy 31.36 yards per game. SEC leader: Kentucky (T5), 38.45 yards per game.

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: These are the top players in each statistical category for Florida State and Florida:

Rushing: Florida State, Jermaine Thomas 131-690, 5.3 average, 7 TD; Ty Jones 51-251, 4.9 average, 5 TD; Lonnie Pryor 23-136, 5.9, 4 TD. Florida, Tim Tebow 178-706, 4.0 average, 11 TD; Jeff Demps 88-623, 7.1 average, 7 TD; Chris Rainey 75-487, Emmanuel Moody 50-364, 7.3 average, 1 TD; Mike Gillislee 20-145, 7.2 average, 1 TD; Brandon James 19-100, 5.3 average, 0 TD;

Passing: Florida State, EJ Manuel 33-51-4, 64.7 percent, 430 yards, 1 TD, 126.3 pass efficiency rating. Florida, Tim Tebow 145-223-4, 65.0 percent, 1945 yards, 14 TD, 155.42 pass efficiency rating; John Brantley 34-46-0, 73.9 percent, 397 yards, 7 TD, 197.63 pass efficiency rating.

Receiving: Florida State, Bert Reed 53-671, 12.7 average, 0 TD; Rod Owens 53-652, 12.3 average, 3 TD; Jarmon Fortson 37-479, 12.9 average, 3 TD; Taiwan Easterling 31-397, 12.8 average, 2 TD. Florida, Aaron Hernandez 46-571, 12.4 average, 2 TD; Riley Cooper 38-641, 16.9 average, 7 TD; Brandon James 20-186, 9.3 average, 1 TD; David Nelson 17-178, 10.5, 1 TD; Deonte Thompson 15-245, 16.3 average, 3 TD; Omarius Hines 13-168, 12.9 average, 1 TD.

Scoring: Florida State, Dustin Hopkins 14-20 FGs, 36-40 PATs, 78 points; Jermaine Thomas 8 TD, 48 points; Lonnie Pryor 5 TD, 30 points. Florida, Caleb Sturgis 18-25 FGs, 33-34 PATs, 87 points; Tim Tebow 11 TD, 66 points; Riley Cooper 7 TD, 42 points; Jeff Demps 7 TD, 42 points; Chris Rainey 6 TD, 36 points; Deonte Thompson 3 TD, 18 points.

Punts: Florida State, Shawn Powell 36-1504, 41.8 average, long 64, 4 touchbacks, 6 fair catches, 11 inside the 20, 8 50-plus punts, 0 blocked. Florida, Chas Henry 28-1199, 42.6 average, 61 long, 3 touchbacks, 10 fair catches, 12 inside the 20, 6 50-plus punts, 0 blocked.

Punt returns: Florida State, Greg Reid 19-350, 18.4 average, 1 TD, long 68. Florida, Brandon James 29-212, 7.3 average, 0 TD, long 49.

Kickoff returns: Florida State, Greg Reid 23-534, 23.2 average, 0 TD; Louis Givens 7-174, 24.9, 0 TD; Patrick Robinson 7-162, 23.1 average, 0 TD; Chris Thompson 6-150, 25.0 average, 0 TD. Florida, Brandon James 24-629, 26.2 average, 1 TD; T.J. Lawrence 2-69, 34.5 average, 0 TD.

Interceptions: Florida State, Ochuko Jenije 4-54, 13.5 average, 0 TD; Jamie Robinson 3-52, 17.3 average, 1 TD; Greg Reid 2-63, 31.5 average, 1 TD; Markus White 1-31, 31.0 average, 1 TD. Florida, Major Wright 3-34, 11.3 average, 0 TD; Joe Haden 3-20, 6.7 average, 0 TD; A.J. Jones 3-1, 0.3 average, 0 TD; Brandon Spikes 2-46, 23.0 average, 2 TD; Ryan Stamper 2-18, 9.0 average, 0 TD; Janoris Jenkins 2-4, 2.0 average, 0 TD.

Fumble recoveries: Florida State, Kevin McNeil 1-33, 33.0 average, 1 TD; Nigel Car 1-0. Florida, Brandon Spikes 1-0, Jermaine Cunningham 1-0, Justin Trattou 1-0.

Tackles (UT-AT): Florida State, Nigel Bradham 49-27, Kendall Smith 41-33, Jamie Robinson 49-20, Dekoda Watson 26-26, Patrick Robinson 29-14, Markus White 19-15. Florida, Ryan Stamper 34-30, Joe Haden 44-13, Ahmad Black 24-30, Brandon Spikes 24-26, Dustin Doe 27-15, A.J. Jones 16-21, Will Hill 24-9, Carlos Dunlap 23-9, Janoris Jenkins 25-5, Jermaine Cunningham 19-11.

Tackles for loss: Florida State, Markus White 10.5-27 yards; Dekoda Watson 9.0-33 yards; Kendall Smith 7.0-20 yards; Kevin McNeil 5.5-26 yards; Nigel Bradham 4.5-7 yards; Jacobbi McDaniel 4.0-16 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 11.5-47 yards; Carlos Dunlap 7.5-45 yards; Ryan Stamper 5.5-15 yards; Joe Haden 5.0-28 yards; A.J. Jones 4.5-25 yards; Brandon Spikes 4.5-18 yards; Justin Trattou 3.5-21 yards.

Quarterback sacks: Florida State, Dekoda Watson 4.5-22 yards; Mister Alexander 3.0-25 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 7.0-42 yards; Carlos Dunlap 6.0-39 yards; A.J. Jones 3.0-20 yards; Joe Haden 3.0-19 yards; Brandon Spikes 3.0-16 yards.

Blocked kicks: Florida State, Kevin McNeil 1. Florida, Chris Rainey 2.

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TV: CBS is televising the game at 3:30 p.m. Calling the game is Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Gary Danielson (color analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (sidelines).

TV REPLAYS: Sun Sports replays the game at 8:30 Sunday morning with its “Breakfast with the Gators” show and also replays the game Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 11 p.m. Calling the game are David Steele (play-by-play), Nat Moore and Keith Jones (color analysts) and Tom Block and Steve Babik (sidelines).

RADIO: Florida broadcast (Mick Hubert, play-by-play; Lee McGriff, color; Steve Babik, sidelines; Scot Brantley and Travis McGriff, pre-game) is from the Gator Radio Network. Pre-game show starts at 1:30 p.m.; post-game show concludes 60 minutes after game. WFXJ-AM 930 (Jacksonville) is flagship station; affiliates are WCNN-AM 680 (Atlanta, Ga.), WALR-AM 1340 (Atlanta, Ga.), WFOM-AM 1230 (Atlanta, Ga.), WWBF-AM 1130 (Bartow), WPHK-FM 102.7 (Blountstown), WWJB-AM 1450 (Brooksville), WMEL-AM 1300 (Cocoa), WXCV-FM 95.3 (Crystal River), WDCF-AM 1350 (Dade City), WWCN-AM 770 (Fort Myers), WRUF-FM 103.7 (Gainesville), WRUF-AM 850 (Gainesville), WKWF-AM 1600 (Key West), WUCR-FM 107.9 (Lake Butler), WNFB-FM 94.3 (Lake City), WDSR-AM 1340 (Lake City), WONN-AM 1230 (Lakeland), WINZ-AM 940 (Miami), WSBB-AM 1230 (New Smyrna Beach), WMOP-AM 900 (Ocala), WMOP-FM 100.1 (Ocala), WOKC-AM 1570 (Okeechobee), WOKC-FM 100.9 (Okeechobee), WFLF-AM 540 (Orlando), WIYD-AM 1260 (Palatka), WYYX-FM 97.7 (Panama City), WTKE-FM 98.1 (Pensacola), WPSL-AM 1590 (Port St. Lucie), WLSS-AM 930 (Sarasota), WSJZ-FM 99.5 (Sebastian), WWTK-AM 730 (Sebring), WAOC-AM 1420 (St. Augustine), WSTU-AM 1450 (Stuart), WQTL-FM 106.1 (Tallahassee), WDAE-AM 620 (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WJNO-AM 1290 (West Palm Beach). Satellite radio: Gator Radio Network broadcast is available on Sirius channel 218 and XM channel 201. Seminole ISP Sports Network broadcast is available on Sirius channel 220 and XM channel 190. Seminoles ISP Sports Network: Gene Deckerhoff, play-by-play; William Floyd, color analyst. Touchdown Radio: Frank Frangie, play-by-play; Gino Torretta, color analyst.

STATISTICS: Game play-by-play and statistics are delayed but refreshed continually during the game on GameTracker, http://www.gatorzone.com and http://www.espn.go.com.

STANDINGS/SCHEDULES

GAMES INVOLVING BCS TOP 25 TEAMS

This week’s and future games involving teams in the Bowl Championship Series Week 6 rankings:

1. Florida (11-0, 8-0 SEC East) vs. Florida State (6-5, 4-4 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (CBS). Next: Florida vs. Alabama in SEC Championship at Atlanta, 4 p.m., Dec. 5 (CBS)

2. Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC West) beat Auburn (7-5, 3-5 SEC West) Friday, 26-21. Next: Alabama vs. Florida in SEC Championship at Atlanta, 4 p.m., Dec. 5 (CBS)

3. Texas (12-0, 8-0 Big 12 South) beat Texas A&M (6-6, 3-5 Big 12 South) Thursday, 49-39. Next: Texas vs. Nebraska in Big 12 Championship at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

4. Texas Christian (11-0, 7-0 MWC) vs. New Mexico (1-10, 1-6 MWC) Saturday, 1 p.m. (The Mountain). Next: Bowl.

5. Cincinnati (11-0, 6-0 Big East) beat Illinois (3-8, 2-6 Big Ten) Friday, 49-36. Next: Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

6. Boise State (12-0, 7-0 WAC) beat Nevada (8-4, 7-1 WAC) Friday, 44-33. Next: New Mexico State at Boise State, 3 p.m., Dec. 5.

7. Georgia Tech (10-1, 7-1 ACC Coastal) vs. Georgia (6-5, 4-4 SEC East) Saturday, 8 p.m. (ABC). Next: Georgia Tech vs. Clemson in ACC Championship at Tampa, Fla., 8 p.m., Dec. 5 (ESPN).

8. Oregon (9-2, 7-1 Pac-10) is idle. Next: Oregon State, 9 p.m., Dec. 3 (ESPN).

9. Pittsburgh (9-2, 5-1 Big East) lost to West Virginia (8-3, 4-2 Big East) Friday, 19-16. (ESPN2). Next: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati, 12 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

10. Ohio State (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) is idle. Next: Rose Bowl vs. Pac-10 opponent TBD, Jan. 1, 2010, 4:30 p.m. (ABC).

11. Iowa (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) is idle. Next: Bowl.

12. Oklahoma State (9-2, 6-1 Big 12 South) at Oklahoma (6-5, 4-3 Big 12 South) Saturday, 12:30 p.m. (FSN). Next: Bowl.

13. Penn State (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) is idle. Next: Bowl.

14. Virginia Tech (8-3, 5-2 ACC Coastal) at Virginia (3-8, 2-5 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN). Next: Bowl.

15. Louisiana State (8-3, 4-3 SEC West) vs. Arkansas (7-4, 3-4 SEC West) Saturday, 7 p.m. (ESPN). Next: Bowl.

16. Oregon State (8-3, 6-2 Pac-10) is idle. Next: At Oregon State, 9 p.m., Dec. 3 (ESPN).

17. Miami (Fla.) (8-3, 5-3 ACC Coastal) at South Florida (7-3, 3-3 Big East) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ABC). Next: Bowl.

18. Clemson (8-3, 6-2 ACC Atlantic) at South Carolina (6-5, 3-5 SEC East) Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN). Next: Clemson vs. Georgia Tech in ACC Championship at Tampa, Fla., 8 p.m., Dec. 5 (ESPN).

19. Brigham Young (9-2, 6-1 MWC) vs. No. 21 Utah (9-2, 6-1 MWC) Saturday, 5 p.m. (The Mountain/CBS College Sports). Next: Bowl.

20. Southern California (7-3, 4-3 Pac-10) vs. UCLA (6-5, 3-5 Pac-10) Saturday, 10 p.m. (FSN). Next: Arizona, 3:30 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

21. Utah (9-2, 6-1 MWC) at No. 19 Brigham Young (9-2, 6-1 MWC) Saturday, 5 p.m. (The Mountain/CBS College Sports). Next: Bowl.

22. California (8-3, 5-3 Pac-10) is idle. Next: At Washington, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5. (FSN Northwest).

23. Houston (9-2, 5-2 C-USA West) vs. Rice (2-9, 2-5 C-USA West) Saturday, 8 p.m. (CSS). Next: Houston in Conference USA Championship game or Bowl.

24. North Carolina (8-3, 4-3 ACC Coastal) at North Carolina State (4-7, 1-6 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN2). Next: Bowl.

25. Mississippi (8-3, 4-3 SEC West) at Mississippi State (4-7, 2-5 SEC West) Saturday, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network). Next: Bowl.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=8

SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 2 Alabama 26, Auburn 21

Saturday, Nov. 28

Florida State at No. 1 Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

No. 18 Clemson at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

No. 25 Mississippi at Mississippi State, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network, ESPN360.com)

Arkansas at No. 15 Louisiana State, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Tennessee at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Georgia at No. 7 Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

SEC Championship at Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Alabama vs. Florida, 4 p.m. (CBS)

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

For the latest standings, click below:

http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=1&year=2009

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

No. 18 Clemson at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

Wake Forest at Duke, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM)

No. 24 North Carolina at North Carolina State, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Florida State at No. 1 Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

No. 17 Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Boston College at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 14 Virginia Tech at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Georgia at No. 7 Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game at Tampa, Fla.

Georgia Tech vs. Clemson, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

BIG EAST CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=10&year=2009

SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 5 Cincinnati 49, Illinois 36

West Virginia 19, No. 9 Pittsburgh 16

Rutgers 34, Louisville 14

Saturday, Nov. 28

Syracuse at Connecticut, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

No. 17 Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m. (ABC)

West Virginia at Rutgers, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

South Florida at Connecticut, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=5

SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 5 Cincinnati 49, Illinois 36

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Wisconsin at Hawaii, 11:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

BIG 12 CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=4

SCHEDULE

Thursday, Nov. 26

No. 3 Texas 49, Texas A&M 39

Friday, Nov. 27

Nebraska 28, Colorado 20

Saturday, Nov. 28

No. 12 Oklahoma State at Oklahoma, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Kansas vs. Missouri at Kansas City, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Baylor vs. Texas Tech at Arlington, Texas, 6 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper Big 12 Championship Game

At Arlington, Texas

Texas vs. Nebraska, 8 p.m. (ABC)

CONFERENCE USA

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=12

SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

Tulsa 33, Memphis 30, OT

Saturday, Nov. 28

Southern Mississippi at East Carolina, 12:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

UCF at UAB, 1:30 p.m.

Tulane at Southern Methodist, 3 p.m.

Marshall at UTEP, 3 p.m.

Rice at No. 23 Houston, 8 p.m. (CSS)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Conference USA Championship Game

East Champion vs. West Champion at site of team with best regular-season record in conference play

INDEPENDENTS

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=18

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Dec. 12

Army vs. Navy at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa., 2:30 p.m. (CBS)

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=15

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Ball State 22, Western Michigan 17

Friday, Nov. 27

Ohio 35, Temple 17

Central Michigan 45, Northern Illinois 31

Bowling Green 38, Toledo 24

Akron 28, Eastern Michigan 21

Buffalo 9, Kent State 6

Friday,Dec. 4

Marathon MAC Championship Game at Ford Field, Detroit

Ohio vs. Central Michigan, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=17

SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

Wyoming 17, Colorado State 16

Saturday, Nov. 28

New Mexico at No. 4 Texas Christian, 1 p.m. (The Mountain)

No. 21 Utah at No. 19 Brigham Young, 5 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

San Diego State at UNLV, 9 p.m. (The Mountain)

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=9

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

Arizona at Arizona State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Washington at Washington State, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest)

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

UCLA at No. 20 Southern California, 10 p.m. (FSN)

Thursday, Dec. 3

No. 16 Oregon State at No. 8 Oregon, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Arizona at Southern California, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

California at Washington, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest/CSN California)

SUN BELT CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=37

SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

North Texas at Arkansas State, 3 p.m.

Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic, 4 p.m.

Middle Tennessee at Louisiana-Monroe, 4:30 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Arkansas State at Western Kentucky, 7 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Florida Atlantic at Florida International, 7 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

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http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/standings?confId=16

SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 6 Boise State 44, Nevada 33

Saturday, Nov. 28

Utah State at Idaho, 5 p.m. (PPV)

New Mexico State at San Jose State, 8 p.m. (PPV)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESNPU)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

San Jose State at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. (ERT)

New Mexico State at Boise State, 3 p.m. (KTVB-TV)

Wisconsin at Hawaii, 11:30 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)

OTHER FCS GAMES

Thursday, Nov. 26

Tuskegee 21, Alabama State 0

Saturday, Nov. 28

North Dakota (5-5) at Central Arkansas (5-6), 2 p.m.

Grambling State (6-5) vs. Southern University (6-3) at New Orleans, 2 p.m.

Texas Southern (4-5) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (6-4) at Dallas, Texas, 3:15 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Southern University vs. Texas Southern at Houston, Texas, 2 p.m. (ESPNU)

Tuskegee (8-3) vs. Elizabeth City State at Columbia, S.C., 2 p.m.

COLLEGE PLAYOFFS

NCAA DIVISION I FIRST ROUND

Saturday, Nov. 28

South Carolina State (10-1) at Appalachian State (9-2), 12 p.m. (ESPNU)

Holy Cross (9-2) at No. 2 Villanova (10-1), 12 p.m.

Elon (9-2) at No. 4 Richmond (10-1), 1 p.m.

Weber State (7-4) at William & Mary (9-2), 1 p.m.

South Dakota State (8-3) at No. 1 Montana (11-0), 2 p.m.

Eastern Illinois (8-3) at No. 3 Southern Illinois (10-1), 2 p.m.

Eastern Washington (8-3) at Stephen F. Austin (9-2), 3 p.m.

New Hampshire (9-2) at McNeese State (9-2), 3 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Nov. 28

California, Pa. (10-3) at West Liberty (11-1), 12 p.m.

Grand Valley State (11-1) at Minnesota-Duluth (11-1), 1 p.m.

Carson-Newman (10-2) at North Alabama (11-1), 1 p.m.

Northwest Missouri State (11-1) at Central Washington (12-0), 3 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION III SECOND ROUND

Saturday, Nov. 28

Montclair State (10-1) at Mount Union (11-0), 12 p.m.

Albright (10-1) at Delaware Valley (10-1), 12 p.m.

Mississippi College (9-2) at Wesley College (11-0), 12 p.m.

Johns Hopkins (9-2) at Thomas More (11-0), 12 p.m.

Wittenberg (11-0) at Trine (10-1), 12 p.m.

Illinois Wesleyan (10-1) at Wisconsin-Whitewater (11-0), 1 p.m.

Coe (10-1) at St. Thomas, Minn. (10-1), 1 p.m.

Linfield (10-0) at Mary Hardin-Baylor (10-1), 3 p.m.

NAIA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Nov. 28

MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) (10-1) at Carroll College (Mont.) (12-0), 2 p.m.

Lambuth (Tenn.) (12-0) at St. Xavier (Ill.) (12-0), 2 p.m.

Ottawa (Kan.) (11-0) at Lindenwood (Mo.) (11-0), 2:30 p.m.

Morningside (Iowa) (10-1) at University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) (12-0), 3 p.m.

COLLEGE POLLS

BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RANKINGS

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http://espn.go.com/college-football/bcs

ASSOCIATED PRESS (Media)

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USA TODAY (American Football Coaches Association)

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http://espn.go.com/college-football/rankings/_/poll/2

HARRIS INTERACTIVE (BCS)

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http://espn.go.com/college-football/rankings/_/poll/5

LEGENDS POLL (Retired football coaches)

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There will be plenty of emotions Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field when state rivals Florida State and No. 1 Florida meet for the 54th time in front of more than 90,000 and a national television audience provided by CBS. For the Seminoles, the game marks the final appearance in The Swamp for their 80-year-old head coach, Bobby Bowden, who is 17-17-1 in his previous meetings with the Gators. Bowden, whose return in 2010 has not been announced, won’t be the head coach when the teams play in Gainesville in 2011. He’d like nothing better than to see the 6-5 Seminoles break Florida’s five-game winning streak in the series, perhaps derailing Florida’s hopes for a second straight national championship but also ending the Gators’ 21-game winning streak, the longest in the nation. For the 11-0 Gators, it is the last game in The Swamp for 23 seniors (another, the late Michael Guilford also will be honored) who will be feted before the game. The biggest cheers, of course, will be reserved for quarterback Tim Tebow, middle linebacker Brandon Spikes, wide receiver Riley Cooper, weakside linebacker Ryan Stamper and wide receiver/kick returner Brandon James, but they all played big roles in a marvelous 46-6 run, the best record ever by a class in Southeastern Conference history that included two SEC championships and two BCS national championships.

GAME 12: FLORIDA STATE AT No. 1 FLORIDA

WHEN: Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET.

WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (88,548), Gainesville, Fla.

WEATHER FORECAST: Sunny with clouds, high temperature of 66 degrees (lows in the evening between 38 and 42 degrees). Chance of precipitation is 0 percent. Winds are expected from the North from 5-10 miles per hour. Sunset is 5:30 p.m. and means the game will end under the lights, with temperatures falling.

OVER THE AIRWAVES: CBS Sports (Verne Lundquist, play-by-play; Gary Danielson, color analyst; Tracy Wolfson, sidelines) has the telecast; Gator Radio Network has broadcast (see below for more information and stations) with Mick Hubert, Lee McGriff and Steve Babik.

’NOLE NOTES: This will be the last game that 80-year-old Bobby Bowden will coach at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. In 2011, the head coach is expected to be current offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher. … No decision has been made whether Bowden will be the head coach in 2010 when the teams meet in Tallahassee. … It is, however, the last time the Gators will go up against defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews, who is retiring at the end of this season after 26 years with Bowden. … As FSU head coach, Bowden is 17-17-1 against Florida. … In games at Gainesville, the Seminoles are 7-9, the last victory coming in 2003 by a score of 38-34. … In games played at Tallahassee, the Seminoles are 9-7-1 but are winless since a 31-14 victory in 2002. … Two of the games were played in the Sugar Bowl following the 1994 season (the 31-31 tie at Tallahassee) and the 1996 season (a 24-21 FSU victory). … Florida rebounded from the 1996 loss to win 52-20 and capture its first national championship.  … With its 29-26 victory over Maryland last Saturday, Florida State became bowl eligible for the 28th straight season.

GATOR BYTES: Two big streaks are on the line for Saturday’s game. … Florida has won 21 straight games over two seasons, the nation’s longest winning streak, and the Gators will be seeking their sixth straight victory in the series beginning with a 20-13 victory in Ron Zook’s last game as Florida head coach in Tallahassee. … The 21-game winning streak is the fourth best in SEC history and the longest in the past 15 years. … Florida is 11-0 for the second time in its history (the 1995 team went 11-0 but lost to Nebraska in the Fiesta Bowl). … This is the sixth time that Florida has appeared on CBS nationally, with a seventh scheduled Dec. 5 at the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta. The previous five games were Tennessee (Sept. 19), Louisiana State (Oct. 10), Arkansas (Oct. 17), Georgia (Oct. 31) and South Carolina (Nov. 14). … ESPN College GameDay will be in Gainesville for the 11th time. It will be Florida’s 31st overall appearance in a GameDay game, the most in the nation, and Florida is 20-10. … The Gators have not made a turnover in a game since the Oct. 24 Mississippi State victory. … The defense has held three straight opponents and seven total this season under 100 yards rushing.

GOODBYE: Coach Urban Meyer, the staff and Florida will pay pre-game recognition to 24 seniors who have compiled a 46-6 record in four seasons, the winningest senior class in Southeastern Conference history. The class has won two BCS national championships (2006, 2008) and two SEC Championships (same), three SEC Eastern Division titles (2006, 2008, 2009); compiled a 27-5 SEC record, including 8-0 this season; a 25-2 record in The Swamp; a 14-3 (.823) record vs. ranked teams; and an 11-1 record against principal rivals Tennessee (4-0), Georgia (3-1), Florida State (3-0) and Miami, Fla. (1-0). It also has produced a Heisman Trophy winner (Tim Tebow, 2007) and the national Defensive Player of the Year (Brandon Spikes, 2008). … More important, the group includes 12 SEC Academic Honor Roll members. The following seniors are making their final home appearances Saturday: No. 14 Markihe Anderson, a cornerback from Fort Myers; No. 68 Jim Barrie, an offensive lineman from Tampa; No. 14 Andrew Blaylock, a quarterback from Durham, N.C.; No. 48 Rick Burgess, a fullback from Jupiter; No. 84 Christopher Coleman, a tight end from Lake City; No. 11 Riley Cooper, a wide receiver from Clearwater; No. 32 Dustin Doe, a linebacker from Jasper; No. 49 Jermaine Cunningham, a defensive end from Stone Mountain, Ga.; No. 98 Troy Epps, a defensive tackle from Union, S.C.; No. 59 John Fairbanks, a long snapper from Celebration; No. 22 Cade Holliday, a wide receiver from Gainesville; No. 25 Brandon James, a wide receiver/kick returner from St. Augustine; No. 20 Dorian Munroe, a safety from Miami; No. 83 David Nelson, a wide receiver from Wichita Falls, Texas; No. 38 Jonathan Phillips, a placekicker from Wellington; No. 4 Wondy Pierre-Louis, a cornerback from Naples; No. 30 Chris Pintado, a linebacker from Miami; No. 29 Christopher Scott, a running back from Englewood; No. 39 Joey Sorrentino, a wide receiver from Ocala; No. 51 Brandon Spikes, a linebacker from Shelby, N.C.; No. 41 Ryan Stamper, a linebacker from Jacksonville; No. 15 Tim Tebow, a quarterback from Jacksonville; and No. 53 Mike Williamson, a long snapper from Winter Park. Florida also will recognize No. 46 Michael Guilford, a quarterback from Quincy who was killed in a motorcycle accident following the 2006 national championship season.

RECORDS/RANKINGS: Florida State is 6-5 (4-4 in the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference) and is unranked. Florida is 11-0 (8-0 in the East Division of the Southeastern Conference) and is No. 1 in this week’s Bowl Championship Series rankings, No. 1 in the Associated Press (media), USA Today (American Football Coaches Association) and Harris Interactive (BCS) polls and No. 2 in the Coaches Legends poll (behind Alabama).

COACHES: Florida State, Bobby Bowden (Samford, 1949) is in his 34th season at Florida State (315-96-4 for a winning percentage of .764) and 44th as a college head football coach (he also coached at Samford and West Virginia) with an overall record of 388-128-4 (.750). Bowden is 17-17-1 in 35 games against Florida (7-9 in Gainesville, 9-7-1 in Tallahassee and 1-1 at the Sugar Bowl). Florida, Urban Meyer (Cincinnati, 1988) is in his fifth season at Florida (he is 55-9, a winning percentage of .859, the best all-time in the SEC) and his ninth season overall as a head coach (he spent two seasons at Bowling Green and two seasons at Utah) and is 94-17 (.847). He is 4-0 against Florida State as Florida’s head coach.

SCHEDULES: The game-by-game results:

Florida State Seminoles (6-5, 4-4 ACC)Sept. 9 MIAMI, FLA. (ACC) (L, 34-38); Sept. 12 JACKSONVILLE STATE (W, 19-9); Sept. 19 at Brigham Young (W, 54-28); Sept. 26 SOUTH FLORIDA (L, 7-17); Oct. 3 at Boston College (ACC) (L, 21-28); Oct. 10 GEORGIA TECH (ACC) (L, 44-49); Oct. 22 at North Carolina (ACC) (W, 30-27); Oct. 31 NORTH CAROLINA STATE (ACC) (W, 45-42); Nov. 7 at Clemson (ACC) (L, 24-40); Nov. 14 at Wake Forest (ACC) (W, 41-28); Nov. 21 MARYLAND (ACC) (W, 29-26); Nov. 28 at Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS).

Florida Gators (11-0, 8-0 SEC)Sept. 5 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (W, 62-3); Sept. 12 TROY (W, 56-6); Sept. 19 TENNESSEE (SEC) (W, 23-13); Sept. 26 at Kentucky (SEC) (W, 41-7); Oct. 3 Idle; Oct. 10 at Louisiana State (SEC) (W, 13-3); Oct. 17 ARKANSAS (SEC) (W, 23-20); Oct. 24 at Mississippi State (SEC) (W, 29-19); Oct. 31 Georgia (SEC) at Jacksonville, (W, 41-17); Nov. 7 VANDERBILT (SEC) (W, 27-3); Nov. 14 at South Carolina (SEC) (W, 24-14); Nov. 21 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL (W, 62-3); Nov. 28 FLORIDA STATE, 3:30 p.m. (CBS); Dec. 5 vs. Alabama in SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, 4 p.m. (CBS).

LAST TIME OUT: How Florida State and Florida fared last Saturday:

Florida State 29, Maryland 26: For the first time in over 30 years, the Seminoles weren’t whistled for a penalty (Sept. 18, 1976 vs. Miami). Running back Lonnie Pryor scored the game-winning touchdown with 32 seconds left. The Seminoles’ defense had a season-high 11 tackles for loss. In his last three games against Clemson, Wake Forest and Maryland, punt returner Greg Reid (who de-committed from Florida to sign with Florida State) has averaged 39.6 yards per game (with one touchdown).

Florida 62, FIU 3: Brandon Spikes’ 41-yard interception return for a touchdown began the top-ranked Gators’ total dominance of the Panthers (3-8). Florida held FIU to 189 total yards and 11 first downs, and it was the third straight game (and seventh this season) that Florida’s defense held an opponent under 100 yards rushing. Meanwhile, Tim Tebow began a big day for the offense with the longest rushing touchdown of his career – 55 yards. Tebow finished with 102 yards on 7 carries and threw for 215 yards (on 17-of-25 passing) and two touchdowns before yielding his duties to redshirt sophomore John Brantley, who threw for 146 yards and three touchdowns.

SERIES: This is the 54th meeting between Florida State and Florida, with the Gators holding a 32-19 edge in victories (two games have ended in ties).

Games at Gainesville: Florida leads 19-8-1. Games at Tallahassee: Florida leads 12-10-1. Games at New Orleans (Sugar Bowl): Series tied 1-1. Last 10 meetings: Florida 6-4. Current streak: Florida 5. Longest Florida State streak: 4 (1977-80 and 1987-90). Longest Florida streak: 9 (1968-1976).

Results of games in the series (number in parentheses next to school was its ranking heading into the game that season):

1958: (12) Florida 21, Florida State 7 (at Gainesville); 1959: Florida 18, Florida State 8 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘50s: Florida 2-0-0.

1960: Florida 3, Florida State 0 (at Gainesville); 1961: Florida 3, Florida State 3 (at Gainesville); 1962: Florida 20, Florida State 7 (at Gainesville); 1963: Florida 7, Florida State 0 (at Gainesville); 1964: Florida State 16, Florida 7 (at Tallahassee); 1965: Florida 30, Florida State 17 (at Gainesville); 1966: (10) Florida 22, Florida State 19 (at Tallahassee); 1967: Florida State 21, Florida 16 (at Gainesville); 1968: (5) Florida 9, Florida State 3 (at Tallahassee); 1969: (12) Florida 21, Florida State 6 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘60s: Florida 7-2-1.

1970: Florida 38, Florida State 27 (at Tallahassee); 1971: Florida 17, (19) Florida State 15 (at Gainesville); 1972: Florida 42, (13) Florida State 13 (at Tallahassee); 1973: Florida 49, Florida State 0 (at Gainesville); 1974: (14) Florida 24, Florida State 14 (at Tallahassee); 1975: (14) Florida 34, Florida State 8 (at Gainesville); 1976: (12) Florida 33, Florida State 26 (at Tallahassee); 1977: (19) Florida State 37, Florida 9 (at Gainesville); 1978: Florida State 38, Florida 21 (at Tallahassee); 1979: (5) Florida State 27, Florida 16 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘70s: Florida 7-3-0.

1980: (3) Florida State 17, Florida 13 (at Tallahassee); 1981: Florida 35, Florida State 3 (at Gainesville); 1982: Florida 13, (15) Florida State 10 (at Tallahassee); 1983: (12) Florida 53, Florida State 14 (at Gainesville); 1984: (3) Florida 27, (12) Florida State 17 (at Tallahassee); 1985: (6) Florida 38, (12) Florida State 17 (at Gainesville); 1986: Florida 17, Florida State 13 (at Tallahassee); 1987: (3) Florida State 28, Florida 14 (at Gainesville); 1988: (5) Florida State 52, Florida 17 (at Tallahassee); 1989: (6) Florida State 24, Florida 17 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘80s: Florida 6-4-0.

1990: (8) Florida State 45, (6) Florida 30 (at Tallahassee); 1991: (5) Florida 14, (3) Florida State 9 (at Gainesville); 1992: (3) Florida State 45, (6) Florida 24 (at Tallahassee); 1993: (1) Florida State 33, (7) Florida 21 (at Gainesville); 1994: (4) Florida 31, (7) Florida State 31 (at Tallahassee); 1995: (7) Florida State 23, (5) Florida 17 (New Orleans, Sugar Bowl); 1995: (3) Florida 35, (6) Florida State 24 (at Gainesville); 1996: (2) Florida State 24, (1) Florida 21 (at Tallahassee); 1997: (3) Florida 52, (1) Florida State 20 (at New Orleans, Sugar Bowl); 1997: (10) Florida 32, (2) Florida State 29 (at Gainesville); 1998: (5) Florida State 23, (4) Florida 12 (at Tallahassee); 1999: (1) Florida State 30, (3) Florida 23 (at Gainesville). Record in the ‘90s: Florida State 7-4-1.

2000: (3) Florida State 30, (4) Florida 7 (at Tallahassee); 2001: (4) Florida 37, (20) Florida State 13 (at Gainesville); 2002: (23) Florida State 31, (15) Florida 14 (at Tallahassee); 2003: (9) Florida State 38, (11) Florida 34 (at Gainesville); 2004: Florida 20, (10) Florida State 13 (at Tallahassee); 2005: (19) Florida 34, (23) Florida State 7 (at Gainesville); 2006: (4) Florida 21, Florida State 14 (at Tallahassee); 2007: (12) Florida 45, Florida State 12 (at Gainesville); 2008: (2) Florida 45, (23) Florida State 15 (at Tallahassee). Record in the 2000s: Florida 6-3-0.

LAST YEAR IN TALLAHASSEE: The Gators rolled to a 502-242 edge in total offense that included 317 rushing yards as No. 2 Florida prevailed 45-15 on a rainy day in soggy Doak Campbell at Bobby Bowden Field. Tim Tebow threw for 185 yards (on 12-of-21 passing) and three touchdowns, two of them to tight end Aaron Hernandez.

STARTLING LINEUPS: This is how the teams are expected to match up offense vs. defense and on special teams:

Florida State defense: LE 95 Kevin McNeil; DT 93 Everett Dawkins; NT 90 Moses McCray; RE 98 Markus White; SLB 36 Dekoda Watson; MLB 29 Kendall Smith; WLB 13 Nigel Bradham; CB 15 Ochuko Jenije; FS 20 Jamie Robinson; RV 22 Korey Mangum; CB 21 Patrick Robinson.

Florida offense: WR 6 Deonte Thompson; WR 11 Riley Cooper; LT 73 Xavier Nixon; LG 57 Carl Johnson or 66 James Wilson; C 56 Maurkice Pouncey; RG 55 Mike Pouncey; RT 76 Marcus Gilbert; TE 81 Aaron Hernandez; QB 15 Tim Tebow; RB 2 Jeff Demps; WR 25 Brandon James; WR 83 David Nelson.

Florida State offense: WR 80 Jarmon Fortson; LT 67 Andrew Datko; LG 62 Rodney Hudson; C 60 Ryan McMahon; RG 79 David Spurlock; DT 77 Zebrie Sanders; TE 88 Beau Reliford; QB 3 EJ Manuel; FB 24 Lonnie Pryor; TB 38 Jermaine Thomas; WR 86 Rod Owens.

Florida defense: DE 8 Carlos Dunlap; DT 99 Omar Hunter or 90 Lawrence Marsh; DT 6 Jaye Howard or 92 Terron Sanders; DE 49 Jermaine Cunningham; SLB 40 Brandon Hicks; MLB 51 Brandon Spikes; WLB 41 Ryan Stamper; CB 1 Janoris Jenkins; CB 5 Joe Haden; SS 35 Ahmad Black or 10 Will Hill; FS 21 Major Wright or 10 Will Hill.

Florida State specialists: PK 18 Dustin Hopkins; KO 18 Dustin Hopkins; PR 5 Greg Reid; KR 21 Patrick Robinson; P 45 Shawn Powell; S 65 Zack Aronson; H 45 Shawn Powell.

Florida specialists: PK 19 Caleb Sturgis; KO 19 Caleb Sturgis; PR 25 Brandon James; KR 25 Brandon James; P 17 Chas Henry; S 53 Mike Williamson (P) and 59 John Fairbanks (PK); H 17 Chas Henry.

TEAM STATISTICS: This is how Florida State (NCAA) and Florida (NCAA/SEC) compare statistically:

Scoring offense: Florida State, 31.64 points per game (26). Florida, 36.45 points per game (10/2). National leader: Boise State, 44.36 points per game. SEC leader: Arkansas (8), 38.00 points per game.

Total offense: Florida State, 434.73 yards per game (21). Florida, 442.82 yards per game (15/2). National leader: Houston, 574.09 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas (13), 445.18 yards per game.

Rushing offense: Florida State, 148.64 yards per game (59). Florida, 229.91 yards per game (9/1). National leader: Nevada, 373.18 yards per game.

Passing offense: Florida State, 286.09 yards per game (14). Florida, 212.91 yards per game (65/7). National leader: Houston 441.82 yards per game. SEC leader: Arkansas (8), 310.27 yards per game.

Scoring defense: Florida State, 30.18 points per game (95). Florida, 9.82 points per game (1/1).

Total defense: Florida State, 434.36 yards per game (106). Florida, 229.82 yards per game (2/2). National leader/SEC leader: Alabama, 225.18 yards per game.

Rushing defense: Florida State, 193.45 yards per game (105). Florida, 90.55 yards per game (7/2). National leader: Texas, 50.09 yards per game. SEC leader: Alabama (2), 70.55 yards per game.

Passing defense: Florida State, 240.91 yards per game (92). Florida, 139.27 yards per game (1/1).

Passing efficiency: Florida State, 144.80 rating (19). Florida, 161.87 rating (5/1). National leader: Cincinnati, 170.01 rating.

Pass efficiency defense: Florida State, 149.33 rating (106). Florida, 86.08 rating (2/2). National leader/SEC leader: Alabama, 82.52 rating.

Turnovers lost: Florida State, 24 (T91). Florida, 13 (T15/T3). National leader: Cincinnati, 6. SEC leader: Louisiana State (T3), 9.

Turnovers gained: Florida State, Florida State, 24 (T24). Florida, 21 (T39/T3). National leader: Ohio State, 33. SEC leader: Arkansas (T19), 25.

Turnover margin: Florida State, 0.00 margin (T60). Florida, 0.73 margin (T17/T3). National leader: Rutgers, 1.90 margin. SEC leader: Alabama (5), 1.18 margin.

Tackles for loss allowed: Florida State, 5.27 margin (T42). Florida, 5.64 margin (T52/T6). National leader: Tie, Stanford and Nevada, 3.27 per game. SEC leader: Alabama (T20), 4.45 per game.

Tackles for loss: Florida State, 5.55 per game (T66). Florida, 5.55 per game (T66/T9). National leader: Cincinnati 8.80 per game. SEC leader: Mississippi (T13), 7.55 per game.

Sacks allowed: Florida State, 1.55 per game (T44). Florida, 2.36 per game (T80/10). National leader: Boise State, 0.45 per game. SEC leader: Tie, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia (T11), 1.00 per game.

Sacks: Florida State, 1.73 per game (T73). Florida, 2.73 per game (T18/T1). National leader: Pittsburgh, 4.10 per game. SEC leader: Tie, Mississippi and Florida (T18), 2.73 per game.

First downs offense: Florida State, 21.82 per game (24). Florida, 22.82 per game (14/1). National leader: Houston, 31.18 per game.

First downs defense: Florida State, 21.00 per game (T94). Florida, 13.18 per game (T2/T1). National leader: Texas Christian, 11.73 per game. SEC leader: Tie, Alabama and Florida (T2), 13.18 per game.

Third-down percentage: Florida State, 65/135 for 48.15 percent (T12). Florida, 67/141 for 47.52 percent (16/1). National leader: Brigham Young, 80/137 for 58.39 percent.

Third-down percentage defense: Florida State, 57/137 for 41.61 percent (85). Florida, 41/153 for 26.80 percent (2/1). National leader: Texas 40/156 for 25.64 percent.

Fourth-down percentage: Florida State, 4/10 for 40 percent (T87). Florida, 8/13 for 61.54 percent (27/3). National leader: Toledo, 14/17 for 82.35 percent. SEC leader: Kentucky, 14/19 for 73.68 percent.

Fourth-down percentage defense: Florida State, 10/15 for 67.00 percent (T110). Florida, 7/18 for 38.89 percent (25/4). National leader: South Florida, 4/20 for 20.00 percent. SEC leader: Arkansas (T5), 4/16 for 25.00 percent.

Red zone offense: Florida State, 38 (32 TD/6 FG) of 46 for 83 percent (T53). Florida, 40 (25 TD/15 FG) of 52 for 77 percent (T90/10). National leader/SEC leader: Arkansas 41 (32 TD/9 FG) of 42 for 98 percent.

Red zone defense: Florida State, 35 (29 TD/6 FG) of 42 for 83 percent (T73). Florida, 15 (6 TD/9 FG) of 20 for 75 percent (T19/4). National leader: Penn State, 17 (10 TD/7 FG) of 26 for 65 percent. SEC leader: Alabama (T2), 13 (7 TD/6 FG) of 19 for 68 percent.

Time of possession: Florida State, 30.23 (47). Florida, 31.29 (23/2). National leader: Georgia Tech, 34:25. SEC leader: Alabama (7), 32:56.

Net punting: Florida State, 36.30 net average (50). Florida, 40.21 net average (3/2). National leader/SEC leader: Georgia, 42.84 net average.

Punt returns: Florida State, 16.81 average (2). Florida, 7.59 average (78/10). National leader: Louisiana Tech, 17.50 average. SEC leader: Louisiana State (3), 16.23 average).

Punt returns defense: Florida State, 8.29 average (53). Florida, 3.25 average (8/1). National leader: Hawaii, -.20 average.

Kickoff returns: Florida State, 20.29 average (91). Florida, 26.15 average (9/1). National leader: Texas Christian, 30.16 average.

Kickoff returns defense: Florida State, 21.25 average (53). Florida, 20.09 average (30/2). National leader: Kent State 15.33 average. SEC leader: Louisiana State (3) 17.56 average.

Fewest yards penalized: Florida State, 63.55 yards per game (98). Florida, 46.73 yards per game (33/5). National leader: Navy 31.36 yards per game. SEC leader: Kentucky (T5), 38.45 yards per game.

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: These are the top players in each statistical category for Florida State and Florida:

Rushing: Florida State, Jermaine Thomas 131-690, 5.3 average, 7 TD; Ty Jones 51-251, 4.9 average, 5 TD; Lonnie Pryor 23-136, 5.9, 4 TD. Florida, Tim Tebow 178-706, 4.0 average, 11 TD; Jeff Demps 88-623, 7.1 average, 7 TD; Chris Rainey 75-487, Emmanuel Moody 50-364, 7.3 average, 1 TD; Mike Gillislee 20-145, 7.2 average, 1 TD; Brandon James 19-100, 5.3 average, 0 TD;

Passing: Florida State, EJ Manuel 33-51-4, 64.7 percent, 430 yards, 1 TD, 126.3 pass efficiency rating. Florida, Tim Tebow 145-223-4, 65.0 percent, 1945 yards, 14 TD, 155.42 pass efficiency rating; John Brantley 34-46-0, 73.9 percent, 397 yards, 7 TD, 197.63 pass efficiency rating.

Receiving: Florida State, Bert Reed 53-671, 12.7 average, 0 TD; Rod Owens 53-652, 12.3 average, 3 TD; Jarmon Fortson 37-479, 12.9 average, 3 TD; Taiwan Easterling 31-397, 12.8 average, 2 TD. Florida, Aaron Hernandez 46-571, 12.4 average, 2 TD; Riley Cooper 38-641, 16.9 average, 7 TD; Brandon James 20-186, 9.3 average, 1 TD; David Nelson 17-178, 10.5, 1 TD; Deonte Thompson 15-245, 16.3 average, 3 TD; Omarius Hines 13-168, 12.9 average, 1 TD.

Scoring: Florida State, Dustin Hopkins 14-20 FGs, 36-40 PATs, 78 points; Jermaine Thomas 8 TD, 48 points; Lonnie Pryor 5 TD, 30 points. Florida, Caleb Sturgis 18-25 FGs, 33-34 PATs, 87 points; Tim Tebow 11 TD, 66 points; Riley Cooper 7 TD, 42 points; Jeff Demps 7 TD, 42 points; Chris Rainey 6 TD, 36 points; Deonte Thompson 3 TD, 18 points.

Punts: Florida State, Shawn Powell 36-1504, 41.8 average, long 64, 4 touchbacks, 6 fair catches, 11 inside the 20, 8 50-plus punts, 0 blocked. Florida, Chas Henry 28-1199, 42.6 average, 61 long, 3 touchbacks, 10 fair catches, 12 inside the 20, 6 50-plus punts, 0 blocked.

Punt returns: Florida State, Greg Reid 19-350, 18.4 average, 1 TD, long 68. Florida, Brandon James 29-212, 7.3 average, 0 TD, long 49.

Kickoff returns: Florida State, Greg Reid 23-534, 23.2 average, 0 TD; Louis Givens 7-174, 24.9, 0 TD; Patrick Robinson 7-162, 23.1 average, 0 TD; Chris Thompson 6-150, 25.0 average, 0 TD. Florida, Brandon James 24-629, 26.2 average, 1 TD; T.J. Lawrence 2-69, 34.5 average, 0 TD.

Interceptions: Florida State, Ochuko Jenije 4-54, 13.5 average, 0 TD; Jamie Robinson 3-52, 17.3 average, 1 TD; Greg Reid 2-63, 31.5 average, 1 TD; Markus White 1-31, 31.0 average, 1 TD. Florida, Major Wright 3-34, 11.3 average, 0 TD; Joe Haden 3-20, 6.7 average, 0 TD; A.J. Jones 3-1, 0.3 average, 0 TD; Brandon Spikes 2-46, 23.0 average, 2 TD; Ryan Stamper 2-18, 9.0 average, 0 TD; Janoris Jenkins 2-4, 2.0 average, 0 TD.

Fumble recoveries: Florida State, Kevin McNeil 1-33, 33.0 average, 1 TD; Nigel Car 1-0. Florida, Brandon Spikes 1-0, Jermaine Cunningham 1-0, Justin Trattou 1-0.

Tackles (UT-AT): Florida State, Nigel Bradham 49-27, Kendall Smith 41-33, Jamie Robinson 49-20, Dekoda Watson 26-26, Patrick Robinson 29-14, Markus White 19-15. Florida, Ryan Stamper 34-30, Joe Haden 44-13, Ahmad Black 24-30, Brandon Spikes 24-26, Dustin Doe 27-15, A.J. Jones 16-21, Will Hill 24-9, Carlos Dunlap 23-9, Janoris Jenkins 25-5, Jermaine Cunningham 19-11.

Tackles for loss: Florida State, Markus White 10.5-27 yards; Dekoda Watson 9.0-33 yards; Kendall Smith 7.0-20 yards; Kevin McNeil 5.5-26 yards; Nigel Bradham 4.5-7 yards; Jacobbi McDaniel 4.0-16 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 11.5-47 yards; Carlos Dunlap 7.5-45 yards; Ryan Stamper 5.5-15 yards; Joe Haden 5.0-28 yards; A.J. Jones 4.5-25 yards; Brandon Spikes 4.5-18 yards; Justin Trattou 3.5-21 yards.

Quarterback sacks: Florida State, Dekoda Watson 4.5-22 yards; Mister Alexander 3.0-25 yards. Florida, Jermaine Cunningham 7.0-42 yards; Carlos Dunlap 6.0-39 yards; A.J. Jones 3.0-20 yards; Joe Haden 3.0-19 yards; Brandon Spikes 3.0-16 yards.

Blocked kicks: Florida State, Kevin McNeil 1. Florida, Chris Rainey 2.

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TV: CBS is televising the game at 3:30 p.m. Calling the game is Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Gary Danielson (color analyst) and Tracy Wolfson (sidelines).

TV REPLAYS: Sun Sports replays the game at 8:30 Sunday morning with its “Breakfast with the Gators” show and also replays the game Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 11 p.m. Calling the game are David Steele (play-by-play), Nat Moore and Keith Jones (color analysts) and Tom Block and Steve Babik (sidelines).

RADIO: Florida broadcast (Mick Hubert, play-by-play; Lee McGriff, color; Steve Babik, sidelines; Scot Brantley and Travis McGriff, pre-game) is from the Gator Radio Network. Pre-game show starts at 1:30 p.m.; post-game show concludes 60 minutes after game. WFXJ-AM 930 (Jacksonville) is flagship station; affiliates are WCNN-AM 680 (Atlanta, Ga.), WALR-AM 1340 (Atlanta, Ga.), WFOM-AM 1230 (Atlanta, Ga.), WWBF-AM 1130 (Bartow), WPHK-FM 102.7 (Blountstown), WWJB-AM 1450 (Brooksville), WMEL-AM 1300 (Cocoa), WXCV-FM 95.3 (Crystal River), WDCF-AM 1350 (Dade City), WWCN-AM 770 (Fort Myers), WRUF-FM 103.7 (Gainesville), WRUF-AM 850 (Gainesville), WKWF-AM 1600 (Key West), WUCR-FM 107.9 (Lake Butler), WNFB-FM 94.3 (Lake City), WDSR-AM 1340 (Lake City), WONN-AM 1230 (Lakeland), WINZ-AM 940 (Miami), WSBB-AM 1230 (New Smyrna Beach), WMOP-AM 900 (Ocala), WMOP-FM 100.1 (Ocala), WOKC-AM 1570 (Okeechobee), WOKC-FM 100.9 (Okeechobee), WFLF-AM 540 (Orlando), WIYD-AM 1260 (Palatka), WYYX-FM 97.7 (Panama City), WTKE-FM 98.1 (Pensacola), WPSL-AM 1590 (Port St. Lucie), WLSS-AM 930 (Sarasota), WSJZ-FM 99.5 (Sebastian), WWTK-AM 730 (Sebring), WAOC-AM 1420 (St. Augustine), WSTU-AM 1450 (Stuart), WQTL-FM 106.1 (Tallahassee), WDAE-AM 620 (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WJNO-AM 1290 (West Palm Beach). Satellite radio: Gator Radio Network broadcast is available on Sirius channel 218 and XM channel 201. Seminole ISP Sports Network broadcast is available on Sirius channel 220 and XM channel 190. Seminoles ISP Sports Network: Gene Deckerhoff, play-by-play; William Floyd, color analyst. Touchdown Radio: Frank Frangie, play-by-play; Gino Torretta, color analyst.

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STANDINGS/SCHEDULES

GAMES INVOLVING BCS TOP 25 TEAMS

This week’s and future games involving teams in the Bowl Championship Series Week 6 rankings:

1. Florida (11-0, 8-0 SEC East) vs. Florida State (6-5, 4-4 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (CBS). Next: Florida vs. Alabama in SEC Championship at Atlanta, 4 p.m., Dec. 5 (CBS)

2. Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC West) beat Auburn (7-5, 3-5 SEC West) Friday, 26-21. Next: Alabama vs. Florida in SEC Championship at Atlanta, 4 p.m., Dec. 5 (CBS)

3. Texas (12-0, 8-0 Big 12 South) beat Texas A&M (6-6, 3-5 Big 12 South) Thursday, 49-39. Next: Texas vs. Nebraska in Big 12 Championship at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

4. Texas Christian (11-0, 7-0 MWC) vs. New Mexico (1-10, 1-6 MWC) Saturday, 1 p.m. (The Mountain). Next: Bowl.

5. Cincinnati (11-0, 6-0 Big East) beat Illinois (3-8, 2-6 Big Ten) Friday, 49-36. Next: Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

6. Boise State (12-0, 7-0 WAC) beat Nevada (8-4, 7-1 WAC) Friday, 44-33. Next: New Mexico State at Boise State, 3 p.m., Dec. 5.

7. Georgia Tech (10-1, 7-1 ACC Coastal) vs. Georgia (6-5, 4-4 SEC East) Saturday, 8 p.m. (ABC). Next: Georgia Tech vs. Clemson in ACC Championship at Tampa, Fla., 8 p.m., Dec. 5 (ESPN).

8. Oregon (9-2, 7-1 Pac-10) is idle. Next: Oregon State, 9 p.m., Dec. 3 (ESPN).

9. Pittsburgh (9-2, 5-1 Big East) lost to West Virginia (8-3, 4-2 Big East) Friday, 19-16. (ESPN2). Next: Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati, 12 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

10. Ohio State (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) is idle. Next: Rose Bowl vs. Pac-10 opponent TBD, Jan. 1, 2010, 4:30 p.m. (ABC).

11. Iowa (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) is idle. Next: Bowl.

12. Oklahoma State (9-2, 6-1 Big 12 South) at Oklahoma (6-5, 4-3 Big 12 South) Saturday, 12:30 p.m. (FSN). Next: Bowl.

13. Penn State (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) is idle. Next: Bowl.

14. Virginia Tech (8-3, 5-2 ACC Coastal) at Virginia (3-8, 2-5 ACC Coastal) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN). Next: Bowl.

15. Louisiana State (8-3, 4-3 SEC West) vs. Arkansas (7-4, 3-4 SEC West) Saturday, 7 p.m. (ESPN). Next: Bowl.

16. Oregon State (8-3, 6-2 Pac-10) is idle. Next: At Oregon State, 9 p.m., Dec. 3 (ESPN).

17. Miami (Fla.) (8-3, 5-3 ACC Coastal) at South Florida (7-3, 3-3 Big East) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. (ABC). Next: Bowl.

18. Clemson (8-3, 6-2 ACC Atlantic) at South Carolina (6-5, 3-5 SEC East) Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN). Next: Clemson vs. Georgia Tech in ACC Championship at Tampa, Fla., 8 p.m., Dec. 5 (ESPN).

19. Brigham Young (9-2, 6-1 MWC) vs. No. 21 Utah (9-2, 6-1 MWC) Saturday, 5 p.m. (The Mountain/CBS College Sports). Next: Bowl.

20. Southern California (7-3, 4-3 Pac-10) vs. UCLA (6-5, 3-5 Pac-10) Saturday, 10 p.m. (FSN). Next: Arizona, 3:30 p.m., Dec. 5 (ABC).

21. Utah (9-2, 6-1 MWC) at No. 19 Brigham Young (9-2, 6-1 MWC) Saturday, 5 p.m. (The Mountain/CBS College Sports). Next: Bowl.

22. California (8-3, 5-3 Pac-10) is idle. Next: At Washington, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5. (FSN Northwest).

23. Houston (9-2, 5-2 C-USA West) vs. Rice (2-9, 2-5 C-USA West) Saturday, 8 p.m. (CSS). Next: Houston in Conference USA Championship game or Bowl.

24. North Carolina (8-3, 4-3 ACC Coastal) at North Carolina State (4-7, 1-6 ACC Atlantic) Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN2). Next: Bowl.

25. Mississippi (8-3, 4-3 SEC West) at Mississippi State (4-7, 2-5 SEC West) Saturday, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network). Next: Bowl.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 2 Alabama 26, Auburn 21

Saturday, Nov. 28

Florida State at No. 1 Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

No. 18 Clemson at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

No. 25 Mississippi at Mississippi State, 12:21 p.m. (SEC Network, ESPN360.com)

Arkansas at No. 15 Louisiana State, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Tennessee at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)

Georgia at No. 7 Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

SEC Championship at Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Alabama vs. Florida, 4 p.m. (CBS)

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

No. 18 Clemson at South Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN)

Wake Forest at Duke, 12 p.m. (RAYCOM)

No. 24 North Carolina at North Carolina State, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Florida State at No. 1 Florida, 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

No. 17 Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Boston College at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

No. 14 Virginia Tech at Virginia, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Georgia at No. 7 Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ABC/ESPN2)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game at Tampa, Fla.

Georgia Tech vs. Clemson, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

BIG EAST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 5 Cincinnati 49, Illinois 36

West Virginia 19, No. 9 Pittsburgh 16

Rutgers 34, Louisville 14

Saturday, Nov. 28

Syracuse at Connecticut, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

No. 17 Miami (Fla.) at South Florida, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m. (ABC)

West Virginia at Rutgers, 12 p.m. (Big East Network)

South Florida at Connecticut, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 5 Cincinnati 49, Illinois 36

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

Wisconsin at Hawaii, 11:30 p.m. (ESPN2)

BIG 12 CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Thursday, Nov. 26

No. 3 Texas 49, Texas A&M 39

Friday, Nov. 27

Nebraska 28, Colorado 20

Saturday, Nov. 28

No. 12 Oklahoma State at Oklahoma, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Kansas vs. Missouri at Kansas City, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Baylor vs. Texas Tech at Arlington, Texas, 6 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Dr. Pepper Big 12 Championship Game

At Arlington, Texas

Texas vs. Nebraska, 8 p.m. (ABC)

CONFERENCE USA

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

Tulsa 33, Memphis 30, OT

Saturday, Nov. 28

Southern Mississippi at East Carolina, 12:30 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

UCF at UAB, 1:30 p.m.

Tulane at Southern Methodist, 3 p.m.

Marshall at UTEP, 3 p.m.

Rice at No. 23 Houston, 8 p.m. (CSS)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Conference USA Championship Game

East Champion vs. West Champion at site of team with best regular-season record in conference play

INDEPENDENTS

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

Saturday, Dec. 12

Army vs. Navy at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa., 2:30 p.m. (CBS)

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Ball State 22, Western Michigan 17

Friday, Nov. 27

Ohio 35, Temple 17

Central Michigan 45, Northern Illinois 31

Bowling Green 38, Toledo 24

Akron 28, Eastern Michigan 21

Buffalo 9, Kent State 6

Friday,Dec. 4

Marathon MAC Championship Game at Ford Field, Detroit

Ohio vs. Central Michigan, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

Wyoming 17, Colorado State 16

Saturday, Nov. 28

New Mexico at No. 4 Texas Christian, 1 p.m. (The Mountain)

No. 21 Utah at No. 19 Brigham Young, 5 p.m. (CBS College Sports)

San Diego State at UNLV, 9 p.m. (The Mountain)

PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

Arizona at Arizona State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Washington at Washington State, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest)

Notre Dame at Stanford, 8 p.m. (ABC)

UCLA at No. 20 Southern California, 10 p.m. (FSN)

Thursday, Dec. 3

No. 16 Oregon State at No. 8 Oregon, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Arizona at Southern California, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

California at Washington, 6:30 p.m. (FSN Northwest/CSN California)

SUN BELT CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Saturday, Nov. 28

North Texas at Arkansas State, 3 p.m.

Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic, 4 p.m.

Middle Tennessee at Louisiana-Monroe, 4:30 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Arkansas State at Western Kentucky, 7 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Florida Atlantic at Florida International, 7 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Nov. 27

No. 6 Boise State 44, Nevada 33

Saturday, Nov. 28

Utah State at Idaho, 5 p.m. (PPV)

New Mexico State at San Jose State, 8 p.m. (PPV)

Navy at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. (ESNPU)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Fresno State at Illinois, 12:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)

San Jose State at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. (ERT)

New Mexico State at Boise State, 3 p.m. (KTVB-TV)

Wisconsin at Hawaii, 11:30 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)

OTHER FCS GAMES

Thursday, Nov. 26

Tuskegee 21, Alabama State 0

Saturday, Nov. 28

North Dakota (5-5) at Central Arkansas (5-6), 2 p.m.

Grambling State (6-5) vs. Southern University (6-3) at New Orleans, 2 p.m.

Texas Southern (4-5) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (6-4) at Dallas, Texas, 3:15 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Southern University vs. Texas Southern at Houston, Texas, 2 p.m. (ESPNU)

Tuskegee (8-3) vs. Elizabeth City State at Columbia, S.C., 2 p.m.

COLLEGE PLAYOFFS

NCAA DIVISION I FIRST ROUND

Saturday, Nov. 28

South Carolina State (10-1) at Appalachian State (9-2), 12 p.m. (ESPNU)

Holy Cross (9-2) at No. 2 Villanova (10-1), 12 p.m.

Elon (9-2) at No. 4 Richmond (10-1), 1 p.m.

Weber State (7-4) at William & Mary (9-2), 1 p.m.

South Dakota State (8-3) at No. 1 Montana (11-0), 2 p.m.

Eastern Illinois (8-3) at No. 3 Southern Illinois (10-1), 2 p.m.

Eastern Washington (8-3) at Stephen F. Austin (9-2), 3 p.m.

New Hampshire (9-2) at McNeese State (9-2), 3 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Nov. 28

California, Pa. (10-3) at West Liberty (11-1), 12 p.m.

Grand Valley State (11-1) at Minnesota-Duluth (11-1), 1 p.m.

Carson-Newman (10-2) at North Alabama (11-1), 1 p.m.

Northwest Missouri State (11-1) at Central Washington (12-0), 3 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION III SECOND ROUND

Saturday, Nov. 28

Montclair State (10-1) at Mount Union (11-0), 12 p.m.

Albright (10-1) at Delaware Valley (10-1), 12 p.m.

Mississippi College (9-2) at Wesley College (11-0), 12 p.m.

Johns Hopkins (9-2) at Thomas More (11-0), 12 p.m.

Wittenberg (11-0) at Trine (10-1), 12 p.m.

Illinois Wesleyan (10-1) at Wisconsin-Whitewater (11-0), 1 p.m.

Coe (10-1) at St. Thomas, Minn. (10-1), 1 p.m.

Linfield (10-0) at Mary Hardin-Baylor (10-1), 3 p.m.

NAIA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Nov. 28

MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) (10-1) at Carroll College (Mont.) (12-0), 2 p.m.

Lambuth (Tenn.) (12-0) at St. Xavier (Ill.) (12-0), 2 p.m.

Ottawa (Kan.) (11-0) at Lindenwood (Mo.) (11-0), 2:30 p.m.

Morningside (Iowa) (10-1) at University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) (12-0), 3 p.m.

COLLEGE POLLS

BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RANKINGS

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ASSOCIATED PRESS (Media)

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USA TODAY (American Football Coaches Association)

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HARRIS INTERACTIVE (BCS)

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LEGENDS POLL (Retired football coaches)

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