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Injury updates: Florida’s bye week gives the Gators an opportunity to rest, but some players may still need more time than that to get back to full strength. Joey Ivie is still in a cast from hand surgery. Jordan Sherit participated in shorts during Tuesday’s practice; he is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery. Jim McElwain did not rule Jarrad Davis (sprained ankle) out for the Georgia game but Davis will not practice this week. On the offensive side of the ball, Jordan Cronkrite has an upper leg injury and DeAndre Goolsby injured a finger against Missouri. Neither player is practicing this week. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
Bryan Cox, Jr. might not “go again this year.”: Jim McElwain said it will be up to the “medical evidence” and “where they are mentally.” Cox injured his thumb during warm-ups on Saturday. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Thomas Goldkamp, CBS Sports)
Florida’s offense is “very average”: The Gators rank No. 7 in average yards and No. 8 in average points in the SEC. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times; Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald)
Jim McElwain’s bye week press conference:
WATCH: During the bye week, @CoachMcElwain addressed the week ahead and more. https://t.co/MjlUdWi4tK pic.twitter.com/nv12M9L2Zr— GatorVision (@GatorVisionTV) October 19, 2016
Florida basketball picked by media to finish second in SEC: Kentucky was picked to finish first. KeVaughn Allen was also named to the second team All-SEC team. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun; Denver Parler, Florida Gators)
We had a great time at #SECTipoff17 this morning! #GoGators pic.twitter.com/Le9VPs1bGh— Gators M-Basketball (@GatorsMBK) October 19, 2016
Jim McElwain on Luke Del Rio’s return performance: McElwain feels that the mistakes that his quarterback made are all correctable. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)
Jim McElwain on recruiting: McElwain says there has been excitement about Florida’s program. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
SEC Network’s SEC Film Room features Florida: If you missed last night’s airing, you can catch it when it re-airs (check SEC Network’s TV schedule), or through WatchESPN.
Pick 6️⃣ Checklist:@_31Flavorz ✅@dc_wilson954 ✅— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) October 19, 2016
DO NOT TEST these @GatorsFB DBs.
A DBU edition of #SECFilmRoom: https://t.co/jD1VibwGeB pic.twitter.com/afC2HS34sV
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