The 2001 Sugar Bowl featured a matchup between #7 Florida Gators and #3 Miami Hurricanes. Florida coached by Steve Spurrier won the 2000 SEC Championship against the Auburn Tigers. Miami coached by Butch Davis won the Big East Championship but was snubbed from the National Championship game after the BCS poll put Florida St. ahead of the Hurricanes. Miami would go on to win this game 37-27.
Game played 1/2/2001