WKU Public Radio News Staff
Thu January 3, 2013
Louisville Stuns Florida in Sugar Bowl Upset
Terell Floyd returned an interception 38 yards for a touchdown on the first play of the game, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater directed several scoring drives and Louisville surprised favored Florida 33-23 Wednesday night in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.
Shaking off an early hit, Bridgewater came back to throw for 266 yards including touchdown passes to DeVante Parker and Damian Copeland against a Florida defense that was among the nation's top three in most passing stats.
Louisville went into the game ranked #22 nationally, and Florida was #3.
The Gators were a two touchdown favorite over the Cards. The win by Louisville was the biggest upset in a BCS game ever.