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Your One Favorite UF - uga game of all time....

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by shelbygt350, Oct 25, 2019.

  1. hoyt233

    hoyt233 GC Hall of Fame

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    I was watching the game on TV but had to leave before the end to take my kids to a fall festival. I was listening on the radio and kept driving around till the Gators pulled it out. I told my kids I was lost and kept driving around the block. They were asking when are we going to get there. As soon as we stopped Zeier I said we're here. LOL.
     
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  2. Claygator

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    Those are the two that came to me straightaway as well. I was there for both. Our 1984 team absolutely pounded them, and Bell to Nattiel tore their hearts out and lit them on fire. Such sweet memories.
     
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  3. gatordavisl

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    So many to choose from, but I've got to go with the game in G'ville, as I came "home" from TX and brought a friend who experienced the Swamp for the first time. Was a great trip.
     
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  4. ApexNC

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    Another vote for 1984. It was my sophomore year at UF. We were screwed out of the win in '83 on the quick whistle on what should have been a TD by John L.

    '84 was amazing. We had nosebleed seats, but it might have been the most fun I've ever had. Kerwin-to-Ricky was fantastic. I still remember the parts of the goal posts being passed around the stadium afterward.
     
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  5. miloappis

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    2002 with Ron Zook. We ruined their undefeated season. Watching their fans pained expressions of disbelief as they left Jacksonville was priceless.
     
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  6. gatorfan96

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    2008 and the timeouts.
     
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  7. 62gator

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    That’s easy, between the bushes in Athens. THBC, no one has ever hung half a hundred on them here hey, okay let’s do it. Then listened to the Braves win it on the drive home. What a great trip that was!
     
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  8. antny

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    People forget that 92 game. We were supposed to get destroyed by garrison Hearst and we were in a "down" year relative to Spurriers first 2 seasons. Believe it was on Halloween that year. We pulled out a close one and we were officially in their heads from there on out. Think about it. 92 was supposed to be their year. The 93 timeout game followed. Then the blowout in the swamp in the rain with the crazy interception return for a touchdown before halftime followed by Spurrier hanging 50 between the hedges.

    That was a tortuous era for the mutts
     
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  9. Gatuar

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    1984
     
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  10. thenazz

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    1984. We looked down on the goal-line stand, and then were amazed by the Bell to Nattiel play. Afterward, we helped the frat boys carry that goal post out of the stadium. The security just stood there and laughed.

    The Rhett game in the mud would be a distant second.
     
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  11. gatorknights

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    My two faves were 1984, and the 1991 game when Shane and the fellas tore the puppies up. My seats were right next to the UGA section, and they were gone at the end of the 3rd quarter.
     
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  12. eViLG

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    Impossible to pick one...my Top 3...

    1995 - Took some hedges back home to Orlando, but not before partying with UF and UGA fans later that night when the Braves won the World Series.

    2008 - Payback for the 2007 end zone stomp on the way to a national title.

    1984 - Bell to Nattiel...you could hear the stadium erupt from across the St. John’s at Bishop Kenny HS, where I happened to be that weekend listening to the game. 27-0
     
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  13. CadGator

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    52-20?
    1994 52-14 in the Swamp
    1995 52-17 Between the Hedges
     
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  14. CadGator

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    1984!
    When Bell hit Nattiel it was the first time I ever cried happy tears as a Gator!
    Unforgettable!
     
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  15. cedarkey_gator1

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    Florida , Georgia 1995 at Athens: Danny threw for 5 touchdown passes before taken out in the third quarter, Kresser threw for two more 52-17 Florida Gators. Spurrier said "well we went for it when we heard no one had hung half a hundred on the bulldogs between the hedges before".
     
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  16. uftaipan

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    2008 Revenge Game. Reasons are self-evident.
     
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  17. filamg8torfan

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    It's 1991 for me. It was cold, Halloween week, lots of people wearing costume and of course TWLOCP. We had a veteran, strong, tough OL. Bad ass defense led by Culpepper and McCoy. We had the Jacksons leading the receiving core. Most of all we had the SEC player of the year Shane Quarterbacking the gators to victory. The Gators needing to win to clinch its first ever official SEC title. They did in a dominating fashion against a ranked Bulldogs team. It was glorious to see half of the stadium almost empty by mid second half. It was also the highest margin of victory against UGA at the time. Coach Spurrier was 17-3 after beating UGA. Right now CDM is 17-4. I see similarities...... yes! It's happening!!!
     
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  18. BobK89

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    Agreed!
     
  19. BobK89

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    That was Hal Lewis. One of my Pi Kapp brothers from back in the 80s
     
  20. fortmyersgator

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    Actually the 1980 Lindsey Scott game. First of all it was one hell of a football game. Georgia got the kickoff and Herschel scampered 80 yards for a TD, then we threw a pick and they rammed it in for a quick 14-0 with 10 minutes left in the 1st qtr. From that point on though the Gators steadily improved and the defense stiffened and bottled up Herschel. Then in the 2nd qtr Peace threw an quick flat to Tyronne Young who spinned and spun for 55 yards..it lit us on fire and from that play on we controlled the game and outplayed the #2 Dogs..finally driving late and kicking a fg to take a 21-20 lead late. Then Lindsey Scott happened. So 1 play changed everything. Forgotten is what a gritty effort the team had given. Fernando Jackson was a linebacker who hit Herschel so hard he actually fumbled. Never been prouder of the Gators.
     
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