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Six most important plays of 2012

The improbable run from a 6-6 regular season in 2011 to 11-1 in 2012 was highlighted by a few plays. The five-game swing in record happened because of a dominant defense that kept the Gators in game and always gave them a chance to win. Without six keys plays throughout the 2012 season, Florida wouldn't be playing in its first BCS game since 2009.

6. Purifoy starts with a bang against South Carolina- Sophomore cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy experienced a breakout season in 2012, changing the game on offense, defense and special teams. With College Gameday in Gainesville for a top-ten matchup between the Gators and Gamecocks, Purifoy timed a corner blitz perfectly and forced a fumble from quarterback Connor Shaw on the first snap of the game to... Recommended Stories