The venue will be far more familiar for the Florida Gators (11-1) than it will be for the Louisville Cardinals (10-2), but it is the Cardinals that come into the game as a conference champion. This will be Florida's ninth appearance in the Sugar Bowl while Louisville will be making its first trip ever.
Florida was selected to play in the Sugar Bowl after finishing No. 3 in the BCS. Louisville was thought to be headed to Miami for the Orange Bowl, but BCS buster Northern Illinois caused those plans to be changed.
Florida and Louisville have played just twice in their history, with Florida coming out on top in both games. This game may not stand out initially, but there are plenty of storylines to follow leading up to the game.
Let's take a look at everything you need to know leading up to the 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl.