Tim Tebow will play his final game for Florida against Big East champion Cincinnati in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.
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The fifth-ranked Gators lost the Southeastern Conference championship game to Alabama on Saturday night to end their 22-game winning streak and hope of winning a third national title in four seasons.
But with a 12-1 record - and the most popular player in the sport in Tebow - Florida was an obvious fit in the Sugar Bowl, which has a long relationship with the SEC.
The Gators last played in the Sugar Bowl in 2001, when they lost to Miami.
The unbeaten and fourth-ranked Bearcats (12-0) are making their second straight BCS appearance and will be playing in the Sugar Bowl for the first time.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com have yet to release the odds for the 2009 Sugar Bowl, but previously undefeated and No. 1 ranked Florida will likely be favored over Big East champion Cincinnati.
Posted: 12/6/09 11:15PM ET