January 2 will serve as the second all-time matchup between Florida and Ohio State. The first came in the BCS National Championship Game on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Ariz. The 41-14 gave Florida its second national championship in program history.
Florida is 19-19 in bowls all-time and has a 6-2 record in the Gator Bowl. The most recent trip to the Jacksonville bowl game ended with a 27-10 win over NC State on December 31, 1992.