The Florida Gators will try to cap off a highly successful campaign Wednesday in New Orleans as they take on the Louisville Cardinals in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
Just a year ago, the thought of the Gators playing in a BCS bowl game was laughable, but it's become an expectation for a team that went 11-1 during the regular season.
Thanks to a ferocious defense that features a number of future NFL stars, UF dominated conference play and came agonizingly close to earning a spot in the SEC Championship Game. While the Gators came up just short of their national title dreams, they certainly won't lack motivation against Charlie Strong and the Cardinals.
In a matchup that features two rising sophomore quarterbacks and a great Gators defense, there'll be plenty to watch for Wednesday.
Here are 10 things you should know for the Sugar Bowl showdown between Florida and Louisville.