Originally written August 28, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison apologized Wednesday for "getting in trouble the past few weeks," but declined to discuss details of his two arrests or what he had to do as punishment. Morrison is suspended for Saturday's season opener against Toledo. Coach Will Muschamp initially suspended the starting middle linebacker for at least two games, but reduced it to one game Monday. "First off, I want to apologize for getting in trouble the past few weeks," Morrison said. "It's sincere for me. I apologize to my coaches, my teammates and everybody for everything that went wrong. It's behind me. I'm moving forward from it. I learned from it. I just want to play football." Morrison will be eligible to play Sept. 7, when the 10th-ranked Gators play at Miami. The sophomore from Bolingbrook, Ill., is expected to be one of Florida's top defenders this season. The Gators can only hope he's better at tackling than apologizing. He fai...
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