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Sunshine Showdown win embodies UF's signature

Florida's road to an 11-1 record wasn't paved with flawless finesse. The tar was laid with plenty of bumps bursting with heart-wrenching first halves. It was painted with plentiful yellow flags. But this year's Gators reigned victorious due to their knack of finding ways to reign supreme when the clock dwindled to zero in the fourth quarter.

The orange and blue's 37-26 Sunshine Showdown win embodied just that and served as an arguably poetic way to close the door on its regular season. It has rung true since September that the Gators are most effective on the board come crunch time. Of UF's total 321 points scored this season, the largest chunk stems from fourth-quarter production at 115. Saturday boasted the same tune. Florida... Recommended Stories

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