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The Florida vs. Florida State football rivalry ranks as one of the top rivalries in the nation as their annual clash not only impacts the in-state bragging rights, but the national rankings as well.

Florida vs. FSU Rivalry  - Gators Bragging Rights

Discover some of the bragging rights that the Florida Gators have enjoyed in this series that first kicked off in 1958. UF holds a commanding lead in the series that has featured Spurrier vs. Bowden, BCS Championship game match ups and more.

Florida Bragging Rights in the Gators vs. Seminoles Rivalry - The Gators defeated FSU 16 of the first 19 times that the two schools met. That era of dominance included winning streaks of 3, 2, 2, and 9 games.

- Florida defeated Florida State 6 consecutive times from 1981 to 1986.

- The Gators defeated the Seminoles 6 straight times from 2004 to 2009.

- In the biggest game of the series, the two schools faced one another in the 1996 BCS Championship Game. Florida won the game 52-20 to earn the 1996 BCS Championship.

- Totally Tebow'd: Perhaps no school was happier to see Tim Tebow leave Gators football than FSU. With Tebow as the starting QB, Florida easily won all three games (2007-09) by a 127 to 37 margin.

- Florida's largest margin of victory over FSU was a 49-0 spanking in 1973.

Florida also leads FSU in other key categories as well:

National Championships:

- Florida (3)1996, 2006 and 2008

- FSU (2) 1993 and 1997


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