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The Gators suffered their first major injury of fall camp when tight end A.C. Leonard went down with torn meniscus in his left knee during a non-contact drill at Saturday’s practice.
Leonard underwent successful surgery on Wednesday and is out indefinitely.
For a look at coverage of Leonard and other UF sports news, here are some current links about the Gators:
--A notebook touching on Leonard’s injury and other topics from Florida Today.
--The Gators are only a handful of practices into camp, but first-year coach Will Muschamp sounds pleased at the progress thus far in this notebook from the Gainesville Sun.
--The St. Petersburg Times takes a look at Will Muschamp trying to build a better bond between the Gators in his first season.
--In case you missed this from a few days ago, the Independent Florida Alligator caught up with Gators soccer coach Becky Burleigh about the start of practice.
--Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi catches up with former Gators cornerback Janoris Jenkins, who is now playing at North Alabama for Terry Bowden.
--Yahoo! Sports adds former Gators linebacker to the list of NFL players who retired too soon. Click here to read more.
--Here is another take on Crowder’s retirement from CBSSports.com columnist Ray Ratto.
--ESPN columnist Rick Reilly weighs in on Tim Tebow and Kyle Orton and the Broncos’ quarterback battle.
--Defensive back Marcus Roberson is a freshman quickly gaining the respect of his teammates writes the Orlando Sentinel.
--Here is an interesting look from Basketball Prospectus at the age of Division I men’s basketball coaches over the years, touching on Billy Donovan and Brad Stevens prominently.