Florida suspends two more for opener vs. MI

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31 August, 2017

Two more Florida football players were suspended for the team's season opener against MI, bringing the the total to 10, the school announced Wednesday.

None of those nine will travel to Texas for the game.

The 17th-ranked Gators will now be without their top target and rusher from a season ago, in addition to reserve offensive linemen Kadeem Telfort and Richerd Desir-Jones, linebackers James Houston and Ventrell Miller and defensive linemen Jordan Smith and Keivonnis Davis. But Florida's sweeping suspensions of seven players also suggested that the program had found the full breadth of whatever misdeeds had been done, and a subsequent suspension for related activities sure seems to undercut that notion.

The number of Florida players suspended for the opener against MI on Saturday is now 10.

Seven others, including leading receiver Antonio Callaway, were suspended August 13 for reportedly purchasing items at the campus bookstore with their student identification cards, which didn't have sufficient funds for the transactions, and later selling the items for cash. Callaway was suspended earlier this month for improper use of student ID's at the student bookstore.

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Gators coach Jim McElwain is expected to address the latest suspensions after practice today, but the news isn't good for Florida.

Scarlett was pivotal for the Gators rushing attack - and an underwhelming offense as a whole - last season as a sophomore.

Callaway is one of Florida's most unsafe weapons on offense, accounting for 721 yards and three touchdowns, along with 218 yards returning.

Florida has already announced the suspension of eight other players - including star receiver Antonio Callaway.

The team's leading receiver has missed time before.


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