1999 Florida Gators Football Team
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1999 Florida Gators Football Team
1999 Florida Gators football
SEC Eastern Division champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 12
1999 record9-4 (7-1 SEC)
Head coachSteve Spurrier (10th season)
Offensive coordinatorSteve Spurrier
Defensive coordinatorJon Hoke (1st season)
Home stadiumBen Hill Griffin Stadium
(Capacity: 83,000)[1]
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 12 Florida x   7 1         9 4  
No. 9 Tennessee   6 2         9 3  
No. 16 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   4 4         6 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         5 6  
South Carolina   0 8         0 11  
Western Division
No. 8 Alabama x$   7 1         10 3  
No. 13 Mississippi State   6 2         10 2  
No. 22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
No. 17 Arkansas   4 4         8 4  
Auburn   2 6         5 6  
LSU   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Alabama 34, Florida 7
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. The season was Steve Spurrier's tenth as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. The Gators returned to the SEC Championship Game after a two-year hiatus, but did not bring home another SEC Championship trophy. After losing the SEC Championship Game 34-7 to the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Gators ended their season with a last-second 37-34 loss to the Michigan State Spartans in the Citrus Bowl. Spurrier's 1999 Florida Gators posted a 9-4 overall record and a 7-1 record in the Southeastern Conference, placing first among the six SEC Eastern Division teams.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 4Western Michigan*No. 4PPVW 55-2685,322
September 11UCF*No. 4
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Gainesville, FL
PPVW 58-2785,346
September 18No. 2 TennesseeNo. 4
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Gainesville, FL (rivalry)
CBSW 23-2185,707
September 25at KentuckyNo. 3ESPNW 38-1070,971
October 2No. 21 AlabamaNo. 3
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Gainesville, FL
CBSL 39-40 OT85,721
October 9at LSUNo. 8CBSW 31-1080,255
October 16at AuburnNo. 7ESPNW 32-1485,214
October 30vs. No. 10 GeorgiaNo. 5CBSW 30-1484,397
November 6VanderbiltdaggerNo. 5
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Gainesville, FL
CBSW 13-685,117
November 13at South CarolinaNo. 4JPSW 20-373,951
November 20No. 1 Florida State*No. 3
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Gainesville, FL (rivalry)
CBSL 23-3085,747
December 4vs. No. 7 AlabamaNo. 5ABCL 7-3474,309
January 1, 2000vs. No. 9 Michigan State*No. 10ABCL 34-3762,011
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[2]


Roster

References

  1. ^ University of Florida Sports Information Department. "Florida 1999 Football Guide" (PDF). floridagators.com. University Athletic Association, Inc. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.

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