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A quick look at Ohio State

12/4/2011

Florida's opponent in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl on Jan. 2 will be Ohio State. Here's a quick look at the Buckeyes:

Colors: Scarlet and gray

Nickname/Mascot: Buckeyes/Brutus Buckeye

Coach: Luke Fickell, first season (6-6)

2011 record: 6-6 (3-5 Big Ten)

National championships (AP or BCS): 4 (1942, 1954, 1968, 2002)

Heisman Trophy winners: 7 (Les Horvath, Vic Janowicz, Howard Cassaday, Archie Griffin twice, Eddie George, Troy Smith)

Famous alumni: Musician Ric Ocasek, musician Dwight Yoakam, actress Patricia Heaton, track star Jesse Owens, golfer Jack Nicklaus

First-round NFL draft picks: 70

UF-OSU series: Florida leads 1-0, winning the only meeting 41-14 in the BCS National Championship Game in Glendale, Ariz., on Jan. 8, 2007