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Gators Got Their First Great Win At Bama

Brooks will miss Alabama game

Coach Urban Meyer will be seeking to extend his record at Florida to 5-0 Saturday when he takes the fourth-ranked Gators to Tuscaloosa to face fifteenth- ranked Alabama. This is a game of real significance in the Southeastern Conference and nationally and it takes place at the scene of the Gators first great win in school history, Bryant-Denny Stadium.

If you want to pinpoint the date when Florida football officially arrived on the Southeastern Conference map, circle October 12, 1963. That's when the Gators traveled to Tuscaloosa to face Coach Bear Bryant and the Crimson Tide. Alabama was unbeaten and ranked number three in the nation at the time. Florida had scored a few big wins in the past including a 13-12 win over Georgia Tech in Atlanta...

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