The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Antonio Morrison: Showing What it Takes to Thrive After Injury

Nine months ago, University of Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison lay crumpled on Legion Field during the Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina. A gruesome knee injury knocked Morrison out of the remainder of Florida’s bowl game. Even the most optimistic timetable for Morrison’s recovery predicted he would be sidelined for at least several weeks of the 2015 season. Just nine...
Via Optimum Scouting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Morrison wins multiple awards for effort versus Ole Miss

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison was recognized as the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his effort in the resounding 38-10 thumping of Ole Miss. Morrison also was named as the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week. In the contest, Morrison accrued 16 tackles, including 3.5 for loss and 0.5 sacks.  16 tackles in their upset over Ole Miss. @GatorsFB ANTONIO MORRISON...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators’ Antonio Morrison named National Defensive POTW

Florida Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison has been named the National Defensive Player of the Week following a strong performance in his team’s 38-10 win over Ole Miss yesterday. Thomas Goldkamp of 247 Sports reported the development. A senior from the Chicago area, Morrison and Florida’s defense were borderline invincible last night. Morrison himself had 13 tackles, plus half...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DC Collins speaks on defense, time in Gainesville

Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins is excited to be in Gainesville. In some aspects, he's like a kid in the candy store. The former architect of Mississippi State's defense gushed over his current job and personnel in a press conference Wednesday. He first spoke about linebacker Antonio Morrison. The senior 'backer miraculously recovered from a torn ACL to be available...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators' Morrision says he hasn't had any pain since return to field

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The images are stunning in their contrast. In one, Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison squirms in pain eight months ago during the Birmingham Bowl, down on the turf at Legion Field with a serious injury. In the other, Morrison races around the practice field Tuesday afternoon -- a brace protecting his left knee -- preparing to face New Mexico State in the season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators Linebacker Trolls Former Alabama Running Back Recently Cut From NFL Team

When the Florida Gators take the field on Saturday for their 2015 season opener, Antonio Morrison will be back in the starting lineup less than nine months after having surgery following a major knee injury in the team’s bowl game. But it’s his recent comments while complimenting a teammate that are getting attention. Morrison was asked about freshman running back Jordan Scarlett...
Via Gamedayr
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida's Morrison back from knee injury in time for opener

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison, who injured his left knee in January and needed two surgeries to repair the damage, will play in Saturday's season opener against New Mexico State. Coach Jim McElwain said Monday, "It's unbelievable what he's done." Morrison left the Birmingham Bowl on a cart nearly eight months ago, an injury that reportedly included...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators’ Coach Talks Season Opener, Antonio Morrison’s Return During Presser

Just days away from his first game as head coach of the Florida Gators, head coach Jim McElwain met with the media for his weekly press conference. Though the game against New Mexico State shouldn’t be too much of a challenge for the Gators, McElwain was still quick to talk up the Aggies: McElwain not naming any New Mexico State players or coaches, but rattling off stats and facts...
Via Gamedayr
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators LB Antonio Morrison had two knee operations

As the 2015 college football season is beginning to close in, the Florida Gators are getting prepared for their opening game on September 5th against the New Mexico State Aggies. Antonio Morrison was a huge piece of the Gators’ defense last season, but he has missed quite a bit of time this offseason with an injury. According to a report from Mark Long, the Gators’ linebacker...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators football: Antonio Morrison ready to go

The Florida Gators will need their defense to stand strong while the revamped offense works on becoming a more efficient part of the team. With a team missing key players on both sides of the ball, veteran leadership will be warranted. Young players will look to senior players when they encounter situations they are not mentally prepared for. The Gators’ new coaching staff may...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

10 unheralded NFL players who will impact Week 5

Five potential upsets in NFL Week 5

Why the Carolina Panthers are the NFL's next super power

NHL Department of Player Safety inconsistent in disciplining players?

Explaining the silence on Thabo Sefolosha’s police brutality trial

Six biggest matchups in Week 6 of CFB

Joe Maddon's defensive calculus

Sepp Blatter appeals FIFA suspension

Looking at four NHL goaltenders who debuted for new teams

Get to know the four NL playoff teams

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker