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Sometimes teams or athletes that had looked unbeatable flail in the biggest moments. As the Florida Gators march toward a chance at a national title in dominant fashion, they look to avoid the miscues of these former greats.

2007 New England Patriots: To win 18 in a row in such commanding fashion, only to let the New York Giants march down the field in the final minutes of Super Bowl XLII, baffled just about everybody.

2008 Memphis Tigers basketball team: Ah, those pesky missed free throws. The Derrick Rose-led Tigers, who won an NCAA-record 38 games last season, blew a 9-point lead with 2:12 left in the Final Four championship game against Kansas. The Jayhawks won in overtime 75-68.

Phil Mickelson at the 2006 U.S. Open: Lefty took Winged Foot for a ride for 71 holes, looking poised to win his third consecutive major. Then his drive on 18 went left. And more left.

2002 Miami Hurricanes: Larry Coker's squad went 12-0 with a 24-point average margin of victory, only for Ohio State to outmuscle the Hurricanes in double overtime of the national championship game.

2001 Seattle Mariners : After tying a major-league Baseball record with 116 regular-season wins, Seattle's offense went frigid in a five-game ALCS loss to the New York Yankees .

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