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Chomping at Bits: Tyrie Cleveland out for Florida vs. LSU

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I know it feels like you’ve heard some version of this several times already, but yesterday Jim McElwain ruled the sophomore WR out for Saturday’s game.

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Jim McElwain rules out Tyrie Cleveland for LSU game: Cleveland appeared on this week’s depth chart - fueling speculation that he may in fact play despite earlier being tagged as “expected to be out” - but Florida’s head coach noted that he will in fact miss homecoming. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Recapping Jim McElwain’s Wednesday press conference: On injuries, running backs, Dre Massey, and LSU’s offense. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

In other WR news: Freshman James Robinson is still awaiting test results related to a potential heart condition, but Jim McElwain is pleased with his academic performance. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

On LSU’s troubles with Troy: The season hasn’t started particularly well for Ed Orgeron’s group. Don’t overlook the Tigers yet though - LSU is getting some important players back and has talent on the team. (Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

A look at how Troy stunned LSU: Film review of the Trojans’ takedown of the Tigers. (Ian Boyd, SB Nation)

On fantastic freshman RB Malik Davis: Running backs coach Ja’Juan Seider said Davis is “about as natural as you will see” when running the ball and makes “no wasted movement.” (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

And on Florida’s (briefly) frustrated freshman RB Adarius Lemons: Lemons tweeted that Saturday would be his last game in a moment of frustration, but Seider explains that Lemons was just disappointed about not playing on offense like his classmate Davis. Seider elaborates that Lemons needs to continue to learn the playbook, but could have opportunities this season. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

An October message from Scott Stricklin: “Contrary to what has been speculated, the Athletic Association does not select which game will be selected to serve as Homecoming.” (Scott Stricklin, Florida Gators)

Florida volleyball remains undefeated: The Gators remain the lone undefeated Division I team. (Jim Harvin, Gainesville Sun)

UF homecoming week activities: Gator Gallop, the homecoming parade, and Gator Growl are on deck this week. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators)

Ed Orgeron praises Gators’ offensive line: LSU’s head coach praises the unit as the best the Tigers will face to date this season. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Gator soccer hosts Missouri: No. 9 Florida will wear pink tonight to support the fight against breast cancer. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

2018 Florida baseball schedule released: Opening weekend for the defending national champions is February 16-18. The Gators begin fall practice next week. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)

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