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Florida winless in bowls for first time since 2002-03

USF receiver A.J. Legree has a pass broken up by Western Kentucky's Prince Charles Iworah during the Hilltoppers' 45-35 triumph in the Miami Beach Bowl.

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USF receiver A.J. Legree has a pass broken up by Western Kentucky's Prince Charles Iworah during the Hilltoppers' 45-35 triumph in the Miami Beach Bowl.

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For the first time in 13 years, no Florida university can boast of a bowl triumph.

The Gators' 41-7 embarrassment at the hands of Michigan in Friday's Citrus Bowl completed an 0-for-4 effort by state schools in postseason play. Not since the 2002-03 season had a state university failed to win a bowl contest.

Here's a look at the state's bowl results during that span. 

2015-16
Western Kentucky 45, USF 35 (Miami Beach)
Michigan 41, Florida 7 (Citrus)
Houston 38, FSU 24 (Peach)
Washington State 20, Miami 14 (Sun)

2014-15
Oregon 59, FSU 20 (Rose)
Florida 28, East Carolina 20 (Birmingham)
South Carolina 24, Miami 21 (Independence)
N.C. State 34, UCF 27 (St. Pete)

2013-14
Louisville 36, Miami 9 (Russell Athletic)
UCF 52, Baylor 42 (Fiesta)
FSU 34, Auburn 31 (BCS Championship)

2012-13
UCF 38, Ball State 17 (St. Pete)
FSU 31, Northern Illinois 10 (Orange)
Louisville 33, Florida 23 (Sugar)

2011-12
Marshall 20, FIU 10 (St. Pete)
FSU 18, Notre Dame 14 (Champs Sports)
Florida 24, Ohio State 17 (Gator)

2010-11
FIU 34, Toledo 32 (Little Ceasars)
USF 31, Clemson 26 (Meineke Car Care)
Notre Dame 33, Miami 17 (Sun)
UCF 10, Georgia 6 (Liberty)
FSU 26, South Carolina 17 (Chick-fil-A)
Florida 37, Penn State 24 (Outback)

2009-10
Rutgers 45, UCF 24 (St. Pete)
Wisconsin 20, Miami 14 (Champs Sports)
FSU 33, West Virginia 21 (Gator)
Florida 51, Cincinnati 24 (Sugar)
USF 27, Northern Illinois 3 (International)

2008-09
USF 41, Memphis 14 (St. Pete)
FAU 24, Central Michigan 21 (Motor City)
California 24, Miami 17 (Emerald)
FSU 42, Wisconsin 13 (Champs Sports)
Florida 24, Oklahoma 14 (BCS Champonship)

2007-08
FAU 44, Memphis 27 (New Orleans)
Mississippi State 10, UCF 3 (Liberty)
Oregon 56, USF 21 (Sun)
Kentucky 35, FSU 28 (Music City)
Michigan 41, Florida 35 (Capital One)

2006-07
USF 24, East Carolina 7 (PapaJohns.com)
FSU 44, UCLA 27 (Emerald)
Miami 21, Nevada 20 (MPC Computers)
Florida 41, Ohio State 14 (BCS Championship)

2005-06
Nevada 49, UCF 48 (Hawaii)
N.C. State 14, USF 0 (Meineke Car Care)
LSU 40, Miami 3 (Peach)
Florida 31, Iowa 24 (Outback)
Penn State 26, FSU 23 (Orange)

2004-05
Miami 27, Florida 10 (Peach)
FSU 30, West Virginia 18 (Gator)

2003-04
Iowa 37, Florida 17 (Outback)
Miami 16, FSU 14 (Orange)

2002-03
Michigan 38, Florida 30 (Outback)
Georgia 26, FSU 13 (Sugar)
Ohio State 31, Miami 24 (Fiesta)

 

[Last modified: Friday, January 1, 2016 6:54pm]

    

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