FSU prepares to take on UF in important rivalry game

Posted at 4:57 PM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 16:57:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - It's UF Hate Week here in Tallahassee as  Florida State prepares to take on in state rival, the University of Florida this weekend. 

This will be the 63rd time the two teams have faced off and FSU has won the last five games in a row.

It's an important game for FSU as they need to win Saturday to get a bowl berth.

The Noles have played in a bowl game every year for the last 36 years, which is currently the longest streak. 

"It's a must need win for FSU. We have to beat our rivals UF, we definitely need to qualify for a bowl game to keep that streak alive," said FSU student Alexander Signori. "Hopefully we beat UF and stomp on those gators. Go Noles."  

Of the 62 games played so far, UF has won 34 games and FSU has won 26. Two have ended in a tie.

UF holds the longest win streak so far at nine wins in a row.