Online Tax Filing Blog

The Official Blog of Tax Software


2014 Gator Bowl: Georgia vs Nebraska Gator Bowl Logo

The Dawgs and Cornhuskers are set to meet in Jacksonville at the Gator Bowl on New Years Day at noon.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers, the Big Ten Conference representative, finished their regular season with an overall record of 8-4. This match-up will mark their second appearance in the Gator Bowl Classic, where they hold a 1-0 record after defeating Clemson in the 2009 Gator Bowl.

The Georgia Bulldogs, the Southeastern Conference representative, also has an 8-4 record entering the Gator Bowl. This will be Georgia’s 4th appearance in the Gator Bowl and their first appearance since January 1, 1989 when the Bulldogs beat Michigan State 34 – 27 in Coach Vince Dooley’s last game as Georgia’s Head Football Coach. Georgia has a 2-0-1 overall record in the Gator Bowl.

How Each Team Was Selected

SEC: For 2013, the Gator Bowl was third in the selection order of bowls with SEC ties, coming after the Outback and Chick-Fil-A Bowls. LSU 9-3 was selected for the Outback Bowl after Missouri and Alabama were selected by BCS bowls. The Chick-Fil-A Bowl selected 8-4 Texas A&M, allowing the Gator Bowl to select 8-4 Georgia.

Big Ten: This year the Gator Bowl was fourth in the selection order of bowls with Big Ten ties, coming after the Capital One, Outback and Buffalo Wild Wings Bowls. Wisconsin was selected for the Capital One Bowl after Ohio State and Michigan State were snapped up by BCS bowls. The Outback Bowl selected 8-4 Iowa over 8-4 Nebraska. The Hawkeyes beat Nebraska, which makes the selection on the field make sense. The Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl selected 7-5 Michigan, allowing the Gator Bowl to select 8-4 Nebraska.

Comments are closed
Copyright © 2013 TaxSlayer LLC | 706-922-6741 | 3003 Allen Drive Evans, GA 30809
© 2013 Refund distribution subject to IRS acceptance of return & University National Bank. *IRS refund times will vary but most IRS refunds will be issued in less than 21 days after efiling. TaxSlayer cannot guarantee date of receipt of refund. Your Privacy is Important: We do not rent, sell or share your personal information with anyone. Your e-mail is used to communicate with you about your return status, retrieve your Username or reset your Password. *TaxSlayer phone support available January 2nd through April 19th. (C) 2013 JR Motorsports, LLC. The name, likeness and signature of Dale Earnhardt Jr are used with the permission of JR Motorsports, LLC and JRM Licensing, LLC.

*Free tax advice is available for free with TaxSlayer Premium Edition. This product is available by phone or email, Monday – Friday through April 15th. Please check the website for the hours of operation as they may vary due to capacity. * guarantees accurate calculations or we will reimburse you any Federal and/or State penalties and interest charges. *Maximum Refund Guarantee- Your refund is based on data supplied by you and is calculated based on the schedule and forms supported by A larger refund or smaller tax liability cannot be due to differences in data submitted to or positions taken that are contrary to law. If you find that another tax software calculated a larger refund or smaller tax liability based on the same information provided to, we will refund your applicable fees paid to *Actual prices for services rendered are determined at the time of print or efile and are subject to change without notice. Prices are good until April 1st 2013.

*All major forms and schedules: Your return is completed by all of the major forms and schedules supported by To see the complete list of major forms and schedules supported by visit *Supported Federal Forms page.
Go to top