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December 31, 2007
by Robbie Gillies
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl
Dec. 31, 4pm
Teams: Kentucky Wildcats (7-5) vs. Florida St. Seminoles (7-5)
Betting Line: Kentucky is favored by 9 points.
Brief History: Underdogs have won six of the eight Music City Bowls. The biggest underdog was Kentucky who was 10 point underdogs beating Clemson 28-20 in 2006.
Fun Fact: Bobby Bowden began his coaching career at Howard College (now Samford University) 48 years ago, in 1959. It was the same year that Barbie was introduced to America.
Notable Schwag for the Players: XM Satellite Radio with 1-year of free service, Fossil watch, Armor Gear duffel equipment bag and an Adidas fleece pullover.
Preview: Does Florida State have any chance in this game? They have 36 players suspended for today's contest, and have lost four of their last seven games with those guys still on the roster.
But, it's not just Florida State who fell off the map. Kentucky was ranked as high as eighth before losing five of their last seven games. The Wildcats are led by Senior QB Andre Woodson. Woodson threw for 3,351 yards and 36 touchdowns to just 10 interceptions. Woodson will be one of the first QB's taken in the 2008 NFL Draft.