Ohio State vs. Florida: Live Score, Analysis and Highlights for the Gator Bowl

Tyler WaddellCorrespondent IIJanuary 1, 2012

Welcome to the live blog for a matchup between Ohio State and Florida in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl. Here, you will find timely updates and balanced analysis throughout the game.

This postseason contest will feature two teams fighting for relevancy after a frustrating regular season.

The Buckeyes (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) will need a win to avoid their first losing season since 1988, and the Gators (6-6, 3-5 SEC) are focused on ending the year on a high note in Will Muschamp's inaugural year as head coach.

Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m. ET in Jacksonville, Fla.