GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Will Muschamp couldn't recall going through a season like this one.
The 22nd-ranked Gators will be without running back Matt Jones for the remainder of the year, the latest addition to the team's lengthy injury report.
Jones had surgery Monday morning to repair torn meniscus in his left knee. Jones injured his knee during Saturday's 17-6 loss at LSU.
"Very unfortunate," Muschamp said. "I hate it for Matt. He's a great young man. To go through what he's been through ... and then to have this setback is just disheartening for all of us."
Jones, a 6-foot-2, 226-pound sophomore from Seffner, carried 79 times for 339 yards and two touchdowns this season. He missed most of fall practice and the season opener while recovering from a viral infection. He worked his way back into shape and into the starting lineup.
He had costly fumbles in each of his first two games, prompting Muschamp to open up the job. Jones responded with a 176-yard performance at ...