The Louisville Cardinals scored early and often to beat the Florida Gators 33-23 and win the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Louisville's Terell Floyd returned a 38-yard interception to the house on the opening play from scrimmage. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 266 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for the Cardinals. Jeremy Wright ran for 84 yards and a TD in the win. Jeff Driskell tossed for 175 yards, a score and a pair of picks in defeat. Florida's Andre Debose had a 100-yard kickoff return for a score. Both teams end the season at 11-and-2.