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Tuesday November 6, 2012 On this date in Gators history: Nov. 6, 1976

Ray Goff (QB) Leading Georgia by a touchdown midway through the third period, Florida coach Doug Dickey curiously opted to go for it on fourth-and-1 from his own 30-yard line.

Bulldogs safety Johnny Henderson lassoed tailback Earl Carr for a loss and Georgia, behind a quarterback named Ray Goff (left, courtesy of Sports Illustrated), seized on the momentum to score two touchdowns and win 41-27, dashing Florida’s SEC title hopes for a third straight year.

The famous headline in the Jacksonville newspaper the next day -- FOURTH AND DUMB! -- defined the moment and gave the game a nickname that has stuck ever since.

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