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UM-UF rivalry was once the biggest in the state

Forget FSU-Florida or Miami-FSU, Miami-Florida was once the most heated rivalry in the state and it renews Saturday in the Swamp.

Updated: September 6, 2002, 6:07 PM ET
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Don Bailey remembers the oranges flying from the stands. Howard Schnellenberger said it was worse than that. Ice and manure reigned down on the Miami bench, too.

Ah, nothing like a good old college football rivalry. What's a little animosity between enemies?

Only this one has been dormant for some time now, even if the emotions still simmer. Florida and Miami play on Saturday at Florida Field in Gainesville. The last time the game was played there, the place ...

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