The 2013 Sugar Bowl pits the Florida Gators against the Louisville Cardinals. While matchups against Oregon or Oklahoma would have been sexier for Gator fans, Teddy Bridgewater and the Cardinals are a worthy opponent and should give the Gators a good game.
Charlie Strong got his first coaching job at the University of Florida and was the defensive coordinator for the Gators until 2009. Strong helped recruit some of the players still on the Gators roster and should be familiar with his opponent.
Louisville is making just their second trip to a BCS bowl while the Gators will be making their seventh BCS bowl appearance.
Even though Louisville comes into the game as a conference champion, the Gators appear to have more talent on paper. Let's take a look at nine Florida starters who are better than their Cardinals counterparts.