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Fun With Stats (& more UF-UM tidbits)

Of note...

* The last time Florida won in Miami was Sept. 7, 1985 (35-23). Saturday’s game is on Sept. 7.

* The winners of the last five regular season meetings between Florida-Miami have all finished in the top five of the final AP Poll

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(Courtesy ESPN Stats & Information)

* Duke Johnson as averaged 9.0 yards per carry in his past four games, totaling 678 yards and six touchdowns.

* Only 12 FBS teams attempted fewer passes than the Gators (22) in college football’s opening weekend, but 11-of-12 won their opener -- New Mexico was the lone loser. 

* Also according to ESPN Stats & Information: UF has allowed just two rushes of 50+ yards in the last 10 years -- tops in nation. Meanwhile, Johnson has six 50+ yard gains in 13 career games.

* Against the nation’s top 25 rushing defenses in 2012 -- No. 3 Florida State, No. 11 Notre Dame, No. 21 Kansas State -- Johnson rushed for just 68 yards on 23 carries (2.95 y/c) 

* Miami quarterback Stephen Morris threw for a combined 1,415 yards in three games last year (Georgia Tech, NC State, South Florida). Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel threw for 1,646 yards total in 2012.

* Florida allowed 12 first downs to Toledo -- the nation’s No. 32 ranked offense in 2012. Miami surrendered 18 first downs to Florida Atlantic -- the No. 105 offense last season.

* FAU rushed for 133 yards in the opener vs. Miami. Florida allowed 133 rushing yards> just twice in 2012 -- Kentucky, 159; Texas A&M, 134.

* The Gators haven’t lost in September since Tim Tebow’s famous ‘Promise’ speech following an upset defeat to Ole Miss (31-30).

* Miami has allowed just one touchdown -- a Logan Thomas 73-yard run -- in its last three home games (Virginia Tech, South Florida, FAU).

* The Gators have never played the Hurricanes in Sun Life Stadium, but UF is 2-0 all-time at the stadium -- 2002 Orange Bowl (56-23 over Maryland) & 2008 BCS National Championship (24-14 over Oklahoma) 

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Also of note: Miami allotted Florida 12,500 seats but only 1,000 in lower bowl or club level.

There will be A LOT more gators than that in the lower bowl and club level. I for one will be in club level. Thats just the tickets that are tracked. That's not counting the thousands of tickets that will be sold by scalpers and ticket brokers. The majority of the stadium will be Gator fans, as the canes only amount for about 20,000 of the 76,000 seat stadium. Although that number may increase by a few thousand due to the large amount of bandwagon fans that only show up for big games.

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Good bye, Gators...and good riddance. Most classless and entitled program ever! I, for one, won't miss you.

Says the cane fan on a GATOR forum. Hilarious!!

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gatordumb, most of your band wagon gator fans will be gone early 3rd quarter when Miami goes up by 17 points. Gooooo Fakers

Get all the smack talk in now gator chomp, because come sat there will be silence from all cane fans. I can't wait!!!

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what a great night to watch REAL QB's play...Peyton Manning and Joe Flacco are top notch

Teamless Tebow

Man the 2012 and 2013 Florida offense sucks big time
my top 5 reasons they do....
1) Jeff Driskell can't hit a parked car on I-95 at 5PM
2) We haves no offensive depths
3) Gainesville aint nothin but a gonorrhea town
4) Corch pease and muskrat have no clue on how to coach
5) Our Wr's wouldn't make a JV football squad

Gator fans - for a good laugh watch the videos from luvtheu32 on twitter. This guy is hilarious!

Naaahhh, for a good laugh we just have to watch videos of the Gatr offense.

Hey gator alum there was 50, 000 fans for the Fau game with hardly any owls in the stands. ...sorry to burst your entitled bubble but expect 60, 000 canes in the Stadium ...and watch videos of all instate games ..I went to the swamp in 08....and there were 20, 000 plus canes fanes in your garbage stadium - ala the orange bowl- lotta seats good for you in the middle of nowhere craptown (the food sucks)

Really, you're trying to argue the fact that attendance at UM games is not a joke? Wow 50,000 in an almost 80,000 seat stadium. Something to be proud of! We'll see who has more fans there tomorrow!

What are these trolls going to do after tomorrow?? UF 24 UM 13!!!!

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