As it turned out, the defending National Champion Bayou Bengals had a little fight left in them after all. LSU traveled to the Swamp as a heavy underdog but rose to the occasion, taking the decision to the last few seconds of the 4th quarter where they miraculously kicked a 57 yard field goal, then watched as Florida missed a 51 yard attempt as time ran out that would have sent the game into overtime.
Around the Nation: North Carolina overpowered favored Miami (Fla.) 62-26, capping a very successful 8-3 season for head coach Mack Brown. Brigham Young beat San Diego State 28-14 finishing the regular season 10-1, one of the best records in the nation. Unfortunately, being an Independent, the Cougars will fall into a Bowl Game far beneath their ability. San Jose State beat Nevada 30-20 to finish unbeaten at 6-0 in the regular season Southern Cal pulled out another game in miraculous fashion, moving down the field to score with less than 30 seconds on the clock to beat arch rival UCLA 43-38. And Coastal Carolina came from behind to defeat Troy 42-38 to preserve their undefeated regular season at 11-0.