No. 64 FLORIDA 24, AUBURN 10
When: Oct. 18, 1997.


Published: Saturday, July 1, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 10:19 a.m.

Where: Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, Ala.

What happened: Playing without starting quarterback Doug Johnson (who was suspended for a violation of team rules), the Gators got a three-touchdown performance out of wide receiver Jacquez Green and a record-setting effort from their defense to whip the Tigers.

The UF defense held Auburn to its lowest rushing output (minus-28 yards) in school history.

Who was the hero: With Johnson out, Green picked up the slack.

He threw a touchdown pass, ran for a TD and caught a TD pass to account for all of UF's touchdowns.

His 10-yard TD reception in the third quarter capped a 97-yard scoring drive engineered by walk-on quarterback Noah Brindise that gave the Gators a 13-10 lead.

Why it mattered: Florida won consecutive games at Jordan-Hare Stadium for just the second time in school history.

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