Record: 13 - 1
Finish: 2006 National Champions, BCS Championship
Coach: Urban Meyer
Best Player: Chris Leak
The '06 National Championship was supposed to have been settled back in November, when No. 1 Ohio State squeaked by No. 2 Michigan in yet another classic in the rivalry's legendary history. Problem is, somebody forgot to tell the Florida Gators. Substantial underdogs to the Buckeyes going into the National Championship Game, The Gators dominated OSU behind a stifling defense, Player of the Game Chris Leak, and a freshman flexback named Tim Tebow, asserting the SEC's dominance over the Big Ten. And proving that, if nothing else, much-maligned former Florida coach Ron Zook sure could recruit with 22 of the 24 starters for the Gators being his kids.