"I just remember saying so often that if we got to the big game again, hopefully we'd give a better account of ourselves than we did out in Tempe last year."
_ STEVE SPURRIER
"They just outplayed us in every phase of the game."
_ FSU coach Bobby Bowden
Florida wore blue pants for the first time since the 1992 Gator Bowl, when the Gators beat North Carolina State 27-10.