Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/13/13
Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison is out for the season with a torn cartilage in his right knee according to Gator coach Will Muschamp on Monday. The injury will likely require surgery, causing Morrison to also miss spring practice . The 6′-1″ 230 Lb. sophomore was the leading tackler for the Gators with 56 tackles in eight games. Morrison is the 10th Florida player to suffer a season-ending injury since the beginning of fall camp. Seven of those lost players were starters and as each one was injured the hopes of a promising season faded a little more. Michael Taylor, a 6′-0″ 233 lb. junior outside linebacker will replace Morrison in the middle. Taylor has 53 tackles in nine games for the Gators. Second string freshman Jarrad Davis will replace Taylor at the weakside position. Davis is 6′-2″ 226 lbs. and has recorded seven tackles this year. Assuming a win over Georgia Southern on November 23rd, the 4-5 Gators have the daunting task of defeating either South Carolina or Florida St...
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