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FBS Teams: Florida Football History, Records and Database


Jim McElwain
Head Coach
First Year: 2015
School: Florida
Nickname: Gators
Current Conference: SEC
Former Conference(s): SIAA, Southern Conference
Location: Gainesville, Florida
First year of football: 1906

STADIUM

Name: Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin
Year built: 1929
Capacity: 88,548
Playing Surface: Grass (1990)

FLORIDA CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE 
2008FloridaSEC*Florida*
2006FloridaSEC*Florida*
2000FloridaSEC*Florida*
1996FloridaSEC*Florida*
1995FloridaSEC*Florida*
1994FloridaSEC*Florida*
1993FloridaSEC*Florida*
1991FloridaSEC*Florida*
1984Florida (vacated)SEC*Florida* (vacated)

FLORIDA BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTAL PLAYEDWIN %SCHOOL
Florida22210430.512*Florida*

FLORIDA BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTSWINNERLOSER
Outback2-Jan-2017Florida30Iowa3*Florida**Iowa*
Citrus1-Jan-2016Michigan41Florida7*Michigan**Florida*
Birmingham3-Jan-2015Florida28East Carolina20*Florida**East Carolina*
Sugar2-Jan-2013Louisville33Florida23*Louisville**Florida*
Gator2-Jan-2012Florida24Ohio State17*Florida**Ohio State*
Outback1-Jan-2011Florida37Penn State24*Florida**Penn State*
Sugar1-Jan-2010Florida51Cincinnati24*Florida**Cincinnati*
BCS Championship8-Jan-2009Florida24Oklahoma14*Florida**Oklahoma*
Citrus1-Jan-2008Michigan41Florida35*Michigan**Florida*
BCS Championship8-Jan-2007Florida41Ohio State14*Florida**Ohio State*
Outback2-Jan-2006Florida31Iowa24*Florida**Iowa*
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-2004Miami (Fla.)27Florida10*Miami (Fla.)**Florida*
Outback1-Jan-2004Iowa37Florida17*Iowa**Florida*
Outback1-Jan-2003Michigan38Florida30*Michigan**Florida*
Orange2-Jan-2002Florida56Maryland23*Florida**Maryland*
Sugar2-Jan-2001Miami (Fla.)37Florida20*Miami (Fla.)**Florida*
Citrus1-Jan-2000Michigan State37Florida34*Michigan State**Florida*
Orange2-Jan-1999Florida31Syracuse10*Florida**Syracuse*
Citrus1-Jan-1998Florida21Penn State6*Florida**Penn State*
Sugar2-Jan-1997Florida52Florida State20*Florida**Florida State*
Fiesta2-Jan-1996Nebraska62Florida24*Nebraska**Florida*
Sugar2-Jan-1995Florida State23Florida17*Florida State**Florida*
Sugar1-Jan-1994Florida41West Virginia7*Florida**West Virginia*
Gator31-Dec-1992Florida27North Carolina State10*Florida**North Carolina State*
Sugar1-Jan-1992Notre Dame39Florida28*Notre Dame**Florida*
Freedom30-Dec-1989Washington34Florida7*Washington**Florida*
All-American29-Dec-1988Florida14Illinois10*Florida**Illinois*
Aloha Classic25-Dec-1987UCLA20Florida16*UCLA**Florida*
Gator30-Dec-1983Florida14Iowa6*Florida**Iowa*
Bluebonnet31-Dec-1982Arkansas28Florida24*Arkansas**Florida*
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-1981West Virginia26Florida6*West Virginia**Florida*
Citrus20-Dec-1980Florida35Maryland20*Florida**Maryland*
Sun Bowl2-Jan-1977Texas A&M37Florida14*Texas A&M**Florida*
Gator29-Dec-1975Maryland13Florida0*Maryland**Florida*
Sugar31-Dec-1974Nebraska13Florida10*Nebraska**Florida*
Citrus22-Dec-1973Miami (OH)16Florida7*Miami (OH)**Florida*
Gator27-Dec-1969Florida14Tennessee13*Florida**Tennessee*
Orange2-Jan-1967Florida27Georgia Tech12*Florida**Georgia Tech*
Sugar1-Jan-1966Missouri20Florida18*Missouri**Florida*
Gator29-Dec-1962Florida17Penn State7*Florida**Penn State*
Gator31-Dec-1960Florida13Baylor12*Florida**Baylor*
Gator27-Dec-1958Mississippi7Florida3*Mississippi**Florida*
Gator1-Jan-1953Florida14Tulsa13*Florida**Tulsa*

FLORIDA AP FINISHES

YEARRANKINGTEAMTEAM
195215.Florida*Florida*
195717.Florida*Florida*
195814.Florida*Florida*
195919.Florida*Florida*
196018.Florida*Florida*
196914.Florida*Florida*
197415.Florida*Florida*
19836.Florida*Florida*
19843.Florida*Florida*
19855.Florida*Florida*
199013.Florida*Florida*
19917.Florida*Florida*
199210.Florida*Florida*
19935.Florida*Florida*
19947.Florida*Florida*
19952.Florida*Florida*
19961.Florida*Florida*
19974.Florida*Florida*
19985.Florida*Florida*
199912.Florida*Florida*
200010.Florida*Florida*
20013.Florida*Florida*
200324.Florida*Florida*
200512.Florida*Florida*
20061.Florida*Florida*
200713.Florida*Florida*
20093.Florida*Florida*
20129.Florida*Florida*
201525.Florida*Florida*
201614.Florida*Florida*

FLORIDA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPIONSCHAMPIONS
1984BYU: AP, Billingsley, Football Research, FW, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, UPI, USA/CNN
Florida: DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, Matthews, NY Times, Sagarin*, Sporting News
Nebraska: Litkenhous
Washington: Berryman, FB News, National Championship Foundation*
*BYU*
*Florida*
*Nebraska*
*Washington*
1985Florida: Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan: Matthews
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin*, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
*Florida*
*Michigan*
*Oklahoma*
1996Florida: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, USA/CNN, NY Times, National Championship Foundation, Dunkel, Matthews, DeVold
Florida State: Alderson
*Florida*
*Florida State*
2006Florida: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FW, Massey, Matthews, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA Today, Wolfe*Florida*
2008Florida: Berryman, ^BCS, USA Today, AP, Dunkel, FW, NFF*Florida*

FLORIDA HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School 
1906-1908Jack Forsythe32214620.636Florida#Florida#
1909-1913G.E. Pyle53626730.722Florida#Florida#
1914-1916Charles J. McCoy31991000.474Florida#Florida#
1917-1919Alfred Leo "Al" Buser3157800.467Florida#Florida#
1920-1922William G. Kline32919820.655Florida#Florida#
1923-1924J.A. VanFleet21912340.632Florida#Florida#
1925-1927Harold Leon "Tom" Sebring330171120.567Florida#Florida#
1928-1932Charles W. Bachman548271830.563Florida#Florida#
1933-1935Dennis Keith "Dutch" Stanley329141320.483Florida#Florida#
1936-1939Josh C. Cody443172420.395Florida#Florida#
1940-1945Thomas J. "Tom" Lieb547202610.426Florida#Florida#
1946-1949Raymond "Bear" Wolf439132420.333Florida#Florida#
1950-1959George R. "Bob" Woodruff10101534260.525Florida#Florida#
1960-1969Ray Graves10105703140.667Florida#Florida#
1970-1978Doug Dickey9103584320.563Florida#Florida#
1979-1984Charley Pell662332630.532Florida#Florida#
1984-1989Galen Hall659401810.678Florida#Florida#
1989-1989Gary Darnell173400.429Florida#Florida#
1990-2001Steve Spurrier121501222710.813Florida#Florida#
2002-2004Ron Zook337231400.622Florida#Florida#
2004-2004Charlie Strong110100.000Florida#Florida#
2005-2010Urban Meyer680651500.813Florida#Florida#
2011-2014Will Muschamp449282100.571Florida#Florida#
2014-2014D.J. Durkin111001.000Florida#Florida#
2015-PRESJim McElwain22719800.704Florida#Florida#

FLORIDA YEAR-BY-YEAR SEASON RESULTS

LIST BY YEAR